Nehemiah 4:13
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New American Standard Bible
then I stationed men in the lowest parts of the space behind the wall, the exposed places, and I stationed the people in families with their swords, spears and bows.

King James Bible
Therefore set I in the lower places behind the wall, and on the higher places, I even set the people after their families with their swords, their spears, and their bows.

Darby Bible Translation
I set in the lower places behind the wall in exposed places, I even set the people, according to their families, with their swords, their spears and their bows.

World English Bible
Therefore set I in the lowest parts of the space behind the wall, in the open places, I set [there] the people after their families with their swords, their spears, and their bows.

Young's Literal Translation
And I appoint at the lowest of the places, at the back of the wall, in the clear places, yea, I appoint the people, by their families, with their swords, their spears, and their bows.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The lower places - The places where those within the walls had the least advantage of elevation, the naturally weak places, where an enemy was likely to make his attack.

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Library
Centenary Commemoration of the Consecration of Bishop Seabury. 1884.
THE RT. REV. SAMUEL SEABURY, D.D. WAS CONSECRATED FIRST BISHOP OF CONNECTICUT AT ABERDEEN, NOVEMBER 14, 1784. The Diocesan Convention of 1884 met on the tenth day of June in St. James's Church, New London. Morning Prayer was read at 9 o'clock by the Rev. William B. Buckingham, Rector of the Parish, the Rev. Samuel H. Giesy, D.D., Rector of Christ Church, Norwich, and the Rev. Storrs O. Seymour, Rector of Trinity Church, Hartford. At 10-1/2 o'clock, after the singing of the 138th Hymn, the service
Various—The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary

The Church Triumphant
More than eighteen centuries have passed since the apostles rested from their labors, but the history of their toils and sacrifices for Christ's sake is still among the most precious treasures of the church. This history, written under the direction of the Holy Spirit, was recorded in order that by it the followers of Christ in every age might be impelled to greater zeal and earnestness in the cause of the Saviour. The commission that Christ gave to the disciples, they fulfilled. As these messengers
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

Cross References
Nehemiah 4:12
When the Jews who lived near them came and told us ten times, "They will come up against us from every place where you may turn,"

Nehemiah 4:17
Those who were rebuilding the wall and those who carried burdens took their load with one hand doing the work and the other holding a weapon.

Nehemiah 4:18
As for the builders, each wore his sword girded at his side as he built, while the trumpeter stood near me.

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