Nehemiah 4:5
Good News Translation
Don't forgive the evil they do and don't forget their sins, for they have insulted us who are building."

Contemporary English Version
Don't forgive the mean and evil way they have insulted the builders."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thy face, because they have mocked thy builders.

New American Bible
Do not hide their crime and do not let their sin be blotted out in your sight, for they insulted the builders to their faces!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thy face, because they have mocked thy builders.

cover not

Psalm 59:5-13 Rise up thou to meet me, and behold: even thou, O Lord, the God of hosts, the God of Israel. Attend to visit all the nations: have no mercy on all them that work iniquity. . . .

Psalm 69:27 Add thou iniquity upon their iniquity: and let them not come into thy justice.

Psalm 109:14 May the iniquity of his fathers be remembered in the sight of the Lord: and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.

Jeremiah 18:23 But thou, O Lord, knowest all their counsel against me unto death: not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from thy sight: let them be overthrown before thy eyes, in the time of thy wrath do thou destroy them.

2 Timothy 4:14 Alexander the coppersmith hath done me much evil: the Lord will reward him according to his works:

their sin

Psalm 51:1,9 Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity. . . .

Isaiah 43:25 I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 44:22 I have blotted out thy iniquities as a cloud, and thy sins as a mist: return to me, for I have redeemed thee.

before the builders

Isaiah 36:11,12 And Eliacim, and Sobna, and Joahe said to Rabsaces: Speak to thy servants in the Syrian tongue: for we understand it: speak not to us in the Jews' language in the hearing of the people, that are upon the wall. . . .

Context
The Work is Ridiculed
4Hear thou our God, for we are despised: turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them to be despised in a land of captivity. 5Cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thy face, because they have mocked thy builders.6So we built the wall, and joined it all together unto the half thereof: and the heart of the people was excited to work.…
Cross References
Nehemiah 4:6
So we built the wall, and joined it all together unto the half thereof: and the heart of the people was excited to work.

Psalm 69:27
Add thou iniquity upon their iniquity: and let them not come into thy justice.

Psalm 69:28
Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; and with the just let them not be written.

Psalm 109:14
May the iniquity of his fathers be remembered in the sight of the Lord: and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.

Isaiah 2:9
And man hath bowed himself down, and man hath been debased: therefore forgive them not.

Jeremiah 18:23
But thou, O Lord, knowest all their counsel against me unto death: not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from thy sight: let them be overthrown before thy eyes, in the time of thy wrath do thou destroy them.

Lamentations 1:22
Thau. Let all their evil be present before thee: and make vintage of them, as thou hast made vintage of me for all my iniquities: for my sighs are many, and my heart is sorrowful.

Additional Translations
Do not cover up their iniquity or let their sin be blotted out from Your sight, for they have provoked the builders.And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before you: for they have provoked you to anger before the builders.

and cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee; for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.

and do not cover their iniquity.

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee; for they have provoked the builders.

and cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.

don't cover their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you; for they have insulted the builders."

and do not cover over their iniquity, and their sin from before Thee let not be blotted out, for they have provoked to anger -- over-against those building.
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