Nehemiah 4:21
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English Standard Version
So we labored at the work, and half of them held the spears from the break of dawn until the stars came out.

King James Bible
So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.

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

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.

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

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

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(Nehemiah 4:9-17)

Thus was the design of the enemy circumvented, and the Jews returned to their work on the wall, which they had forsaken to betake themselves to their weapons. The manner in which they resumed their building work was, that one half held weapons, and the other half laboured with weapons in hand.

Nehemiah 4:15

When our enemies heard that it (their intention) was known to us, and (that) God had brought their counsel to nought (through the measures with which we had met it), we returned all of us to the wall, every one to his work. The conclusion does not begin till ונּשׁוב, האל ויּפר belonging to the premiss, in continuation of נודא כּי.

Nehemiah 4:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So we

1 Corinthians 15:10,58 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed on me was not in vain...

Galatians 6:9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Colossians 1:29 Whereunto I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.

Cross References
Nehemiah 4:20
In the place where you hear the sound of the trumpet, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us."

Nehemiah 4:22
I also said to the people at that time, "Let every man and his servant pass the night within Jerusalem, that they may be a guard for us by night and may labor by day."

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