Nehemiah 4:19
New International Version
Then I said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, "The work is extensive and spread out, and we are widely separated from each other along the wall.

New Living Translation
Then I explained to the nobles and officials and all the people, “The work is very spread out, and we are widely separated from each other along the wall.

English Standard Version
And I said to the nobles and to the officials and to the rest of the people, “The work is great and widely spread, and we are separated on the wall, far from one another.

Berean Study Bible
Then I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people: “The work is great and extensive, and we are spread out far from one another along the wall.

King James Bible
And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another.

New King James Version
Then I said to the nobles, the rulers, and the rest of the people, “The work is great and extensive, and we are separated far from one another on the wall.

New American Standard Bible
And I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “The work is great and extensive, and we are separated on the wall far from one another.

NASB 1995
I said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, "The work is great and extensive, and we are separated on the wall far from one another.

NASB 1977
And I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “The work is great and extensive, and we are separated on the wall far from one another.

Amplified Bible
I said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “The work is great and extensive, and we are separated on the wall, far from one another.

Christian Standard Bible
Then I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “The work is enormous and spread out, and we are separated far from one another along the wall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people: "The work is enormous and spread out, and we are separated far from one another along the wall.

American Standard Version
And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I said to the Princes and to the Governors and to the rest of the people: “The work is great and spread out and we are separated and we stand on the wall and we are distant, each man from his brother

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I said to the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and abundant, and we are dispersed upon the wall, each at a great distance from his brother.

Contemporary English Version
I told the people and their officials and leaders, "Our work is so spread out, that we are a long way from one another.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I said to the nobles, and to the magistrates, and to the rest of the common people: The work is great and wide, and we are separated on the wall one far from another:

English Revised Version
And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another:

Good News Translation
I told the people and their officials and leaders, "The work is spread out over such a distance that we are widely separated from one another on the wall.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I told the nobles, the leaders, and the rest of the people, "So much work has to be done in different places that we are widely separated from one another on the wall.

International Standard Version
I told the officials, rulers, and the rest of the people, "The project is large and extensive, and we are separated from each other on the wall,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers and to the rest of the people: 'The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another;

Literal Standard Version
And I say to the nobles, and to the prefects, and to the rest of the people, “The work is abundant, and large, and we are separated on the wall, far off from one another;

NET Bible
I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, "The work is demanding and extensive, and we are spread out on the wall, far removed from one another.

New Heart English Bible
I said to the nobles, and to the rulers and to the rest of the people, "The work is great and large, and we are separated on the wall, one far from another.

World English Bible
I said to the nobles, and to the rulers and to the rest of the people, "The work is great and large, and we are separated on the wall, one far from another.

Young's Literal Translation
And I say unto the freemen, and unto the prefects, and unto the rest of the people, 'The work is abundant, and large, and we are separated on the wall, far off one from another;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Discouragement Overcome
18And each of the builders worked with his sword strapped at his side. But the trumpeter stayed beside me. 19Then I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people: “The work is great and extensive, and we are spread out far from one another along the wall. 20Wherever you hear the sound of the horn, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us!”…

Cross References
Nehemiah 4:18
And each of the builders worked with his sword strapped at his side. But the trumpeter stayed beside me.

Nehemiah 4:20
Wherever you hear the sound of the horn, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us!"


Treasury of Scripture

And I said to the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated on the wall, one far from another.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then I said
וָאֹמַ֞ר (wā·’ō·mar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the nobles,
הַחֹרִ֤ים (ha·ḥō·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2715: White, pure, noble

the officials,
הַסְּגָנִים֙ (has·sə·ḡā·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5461: A prefect of a, province

and the rest
יֶ֣תֶר (ye·ṯer)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3499: An overhanging, an excess, superiority, remainder, a small rope

of the people:
הָעָ֔ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

“The work [is]
הַמְּלָאכָ֥ה (ham·mə·lā·ḵāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4399: Deputyship, ministry, employment, work, property

great
הַרְבֵּ֖ה (har·bêh)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

and extensive,
וּרְחָבָ֑ה (ū·rə·ḥā·ḇāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 7342: Wide, broad

and we
וַאֲנַ֗חְנוּ (wa·’ă·naḥ·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common plural
Strong's 587: We

are spread out
נִפְרָדִים֙ (nip̄·rā·ḏîm)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 6504: To break through, spread, separate

far
רְחוֹקִ֖ים (rə·ḥō·w·qîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7350: Remote, of place, time, precious

from one
אִ֥ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

another
מֵאָחִֽיו׃ (mê·’ā·ḥîw)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

along
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the wall.
הַ֣חוֹמָ֔ה (ha·ḥō·w·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2346: A wall of protection


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