Nehemiah 2:18
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I told them how the hand of my God had been favorable to me and also about the king's words which he had spoken to me. Then they said, "Let us arise and build." So they put their hands to the good work.

King James Bible
Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.

Darby Bible Translation
And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me; as also of the king's words which he had said unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. And they strengthened their hands for the good work.

World English Bible
I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken to me. They said, "Let's rise up and build." So they strengthened their hands for the good work.

Young's Literal Translation
And I declare to them the hand of my God that is good upon me, and also the words of the king that he said to me, and they say, 'Let us rise, and we have built;' and they strengthen their hands for good.

Nehemiah 2:18 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The king's words - These have not been given; but the royal permission to restore the walls is implied in Nehemiah 2:5-6.

Nehemiah 2:18 Parallel Commentaries

Library
In the Last, the Great Day of the Feast'
IT was the last, the great day of the Feast,' and Jesus was once more in the Temple. We can scarcely doubt that it was the concluding day of the Feast, and not, as most modern writers suppose, its Octave, which, in Rabbinic language, was regarded as a festival by itself.' [3987] [3988] But such solemn interest attaches to the Feast, and this occurrence on its last day, that we must try to realise the scene. We have here the only Old Testament type yet unfilfilled; the only Jewish festival which has
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Prayer
But I give myself unto prayer.' Psa 109: 4. I shall not here expatiate upon prayer, as it will be considered more fully in the Lord's prayer. It is one thing to pray, and another thing to be given to prayer: he who prays frequently, is said to be given to prayer; as he who often distributes alms, is said to be given to charity. Prayer is a glorious ordinance, it is the soul's trading with heaven. God comes down to us by his Spirit, and we go up to him by prayer. What is prayer? It is an offering
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
1 Samuel 23:16
And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

2 Samuel 2:7
"Now therefore, let your hands be strong and be valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah has anointed me king over them."

Nehemiah 2:8
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress which is by the temple, for the wall of the city and for the house to which I will go." And the king granted them to me because the good hand of my God was on me.

Jump to Previous
Arise Build Building Built Declare Favorable Good Gracious Hand Hands King's Rebuilding Rise Start Strengthen Strengthened Strong Words Work
Jump to Next
Arise Build Building Built Declare Favorable Good Gracious Hand Hands King's Rebuilding Rise Start Strengthen Strengthened Strong Words Work
Links
Nehemiah 2:18 NIV
Nehemiah 2:18 NLT
Nehemiah 2:18 ESV
Nehemiah 2:18 NASB
Nehemiah 2:18 KJV

Nehemiah 2:18 Bible Apps
Nehemiah 2:18 Biblia Paralela
Nehemiah 2:18 Chinese Bible
Nehemiah 2:18 French Bible
Nehemiah 2:18 German Bible

Nehemiah 2:18 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Nehemiah 2:17
Top of Page
Top of Page