Nehemiah 7:4
Good News Translation
Jerusalem was a large city, but not many people were living in it, and not many houses had been built yet.

Contemporary English Version
Although Jerusalem covered a large area, not many people lived there, and no new houses had been built.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the city was very wide and great, and the people few in the midst thereof, and the houses were not built.

New American Bible
Now, the city was quite wide and spacious, but its population was small, and none of the houses had been rebuilt.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the city was very wide and great, and the people few in the midst thereof, and the houses were not built.

large and great.

Isaiah 58:12 And the places that have been desolate for ages shall be built in thee: thou shalt raise up the foundation of generation and generation: and thou shalt be called the repairer of the fences, turning the paths into rest.

Haggai 1:4-6 Is it time for you to dwell in ceiled houses, and this house lie desolate? . . .

Matthew 6:33 Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God, and his justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Context
The List of Returning Exiles
4And the city was very wide and great, and the people few in the midst thereof, and the houses were not built.5But God had put in my heart, and I assembled the princes and magistrates, and common people, to number them: and I found a book of the number of them who came up at first and therein it was found written:…
Cross References
Nehemiah 7:3
And I said to them: Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened till the sun be hot. And while they were yet standing by the gates were shut, and barred: and I set watchmen of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one by their courses, and every man over against his house.

Nehemiah 7:5
But God had put in my heart, and I assembled the princes and magistrates, and common people, to number them: and I found a book of the number of them who came up at first and therein it was found written:

Nehemiah 11:1
And the princes of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: but the rest of the people cast lots, to take one part in ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts in the other cities.

Additional Translations
Now the city was large and spacious, but there were few people in it, and the houses had not yet been rebuilt.Now the city was large and great: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not built.

Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.

Now the city was wide and large; and the people were few in it, and the houses were not built.

Now the city was large and great; but the people in it were few, and no houses were built.

Now the city was wide and large: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.

Now the city was large and great: but the people in it were few, and the houses were not built.

Now the city was wide and large; but the people were few therein, and the houses were not built.

And the city is broad on both sides, and great, and the people are few in its midst, and there are no houses builded;
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