Nehemiah 4:21
Good News Translation
So every day, from dawn until the stars came out at night, half of us worked on the wall, while the other half stood guard with spears.

Contemporary English Version
Every day from dawn to dark, half of the workers rebuilt the walls, while the rest stood guard with their spears.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And let us do the work: and let one half of us hold our spears from the rising of the morning, till the stars appear.

New American Bible
Thus we went on with the work, half with spears in hand, from daybreak till the stars came out.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And let us do the work: and let one half of us hold our spears from the rising of the morning, till the stars appear.

So we

1 Corinthians 15:10,58 But by the grace of God, I am what I am. And his grace in me hath not been void: but I have laboured more abundantly than all they. Yet not I, but the grace of God with me: . . .

Galatians 6:9 And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap, not failing.

Colossians 1:29 Wherein also I labour, striving according to his working which he worketh in me in power.

Context
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20In what place soever you shall hear the sound of the trumpet, run all thither unto us: our God will fight for us. 21And let us do the work: and let one half of us hold our spears from the rising of the morning, till the stars appear.22At that time also I said to the people: Let every one with his servant stay in the midst of Jerusalem, and let us take our turns in the night, and by day, to work.…
Cross References
Nehemiah 4:20
In what place soever you shall hear the sound of the trumpet, run all thither unto us: our God will fight for us.

Nehemiah 4:22
At that time also I said to the people: Let every one with his servant stay in the midst of Jerusalem, and let us take our turns in the night, and by day, to work.

Additional Translations
So we continued the work, while half of the men held spears from the break of dawn until the stars came out.So we labored in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

So we wrought in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

So we continued labouring at the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

And we laboured in the work; and half of them held the spears from the rising of the dawn till the stars appeared.

So we wrought in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

So we labored in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

So we worked in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared.

And we are working in the business, and half of them are keeping hold of the spears, from the going up of the dawn till the coming forth of the stars.
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