Nehemiah 7:4
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English Standard Version
The city was wide and large, but the people within it were few, and no houses had been rebuilt.

King James Bible
Now the city was large and great: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not builded.

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

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.

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Now the city was large and great: but the people in it were few, and the houses were not built.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

To this Nehemiah adds the supplementary remark, that in those days even nobles of Judah were in alliance and active correspondence with Tobiah, because he had married into a respectable Jewish family.

Nehemiah 6:17

"Also in those days the nobles of Judah wrote many letters (אגּרתיהם מרבּים, they made many, multiplied, their letters) passing to Tobiah, and those of Tobiah came to them."

Nehemiah 7:4 Parallel Commentaries

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large and great. Heb. broad in spaces. the houses

Isaiah 58:12 And they that shall be of you shall build the old waste places: you shall raise up the foundations of many generations...

Haggai 1:4-6 Is it time for you, O you, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this house lie waste...

Matthew 6:33 But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.

Cross References
Nehemiah 7:3
And I said to them, "Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot. And while they are still standing guard, let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, some at their guard posts and some in front of their own homes."

Nehemiah 7:5
Then my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles and the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the first, and I found written in it:

Nehemiah 11:1
Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem. And the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem the holy city, while nine out of ten remained in the other towns.

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