Nehemiah 4:7
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New International Version
But when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabs, the Ammonites and the people of Ashdod heard that the repairs to Jerusalem's walls had gone ahead and that the gaps were being closed, they were very angry.

King James Bible
But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were made up, and that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very wroth,

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobijah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites heard that the walls of Jerusalem were being repaired, that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very wroth,

World English Bible
But it happened that when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabians, the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites heard that the repairing of the walls of Jerusalem went forward, [and] that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very angry;

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, when Sanballat hath heard, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, that lengthening hath gone up to the walls of Jerusalem, that the breeches have begun to be stopped, then it is very displeasing to them,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The walls of Jerusalem were made up - That is, they were made up to the half height of the wall; for the preceding verse seems to intimate that the whole wall was thus far built; not half of the wall completed, but the whole wall built to half its height.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Sanballat

Nehemiah 4:1 But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we built the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

Nehemiah 2:10,19 When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it...

the Ammonites

Judges 10:7 And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hands of the Philistines...

Judges 11:12 And Jephthah sent messengers to the king of the children of Ammon, saying, What have you to do with me...

1 Samuel 11:2 And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes...

2 Samuel 10:1-5 And it came to pass after this, that the king of the children of Ammon died, and Hanun his son reigned in his stead...

2 Kings 24:2 And the LORD sent against him bands of the Chaldees, and bands of the Syrians, and bands of the Moabites...

2 Chronicles 20:1 It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites...

Ezekiel 25:3-7 And say to the Ammonites, Hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus said the Lord GOD; Because you said, Aha, against my sanctuary...

Amos 1:13 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof...

Ashdodites

Nehemiah 13:23,24 In those days also saw I Jews that had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, and of Moab...

1 Samuel 5:1,2 And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod...

2 Chronicles 26:6-8 And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod...

Jeremiah 25:20 And all the mingled people, and all the kings of the land of Uz, and all the kings of the land of the Philistines, and Ashkelon...

Amos 1:8 And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holds the scepter from Ashkelon, and I will turn my hand against Ekron...

Amos 3:9 Publish in the palaces at Ashdod, and in the palaces in the land of Egypt, and say, Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria...

Zechariah 9:5,6 Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza also shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and Ekron; for her expectation shall be ashamed...

heard

Ezra 4:4-16 Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building...

Ezra 5:8 Be it known to the king, that we went into the province of Judea, to the house of the great God, which is built with great stones...

were made up. Heb. ascended. then

Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; it shall bruise your head...

Acts 4:17,18 But that it spread no further among the people, let us straightly threaten them, that they speak from now on to no man in this name...

Acts 5:33 When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.

Revelation 12:12,13,17 Therefore rejoice, you heavens, and you that dwell in them...

Library
Discouragements and Courage
'Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them. 10. And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall. 11. And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come in the midst among them, and slay them, and cause the work to cease. 12. And it came to pass, that when the Jews which dwelt by them came, they said unto us ten times, From all
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Heathen Plots
[This chapter is based on Nehemiah 6.] Sanballat and his confederates dared not make open war upon the Jews; but with increasing malice they continued their secret efforts to discourage, perplex, and injure them. The wall about Jerusalem was rapidly approaching completion. When it should be finished and its gates set up, these enemies of Israel could not hope to force an entrance into the city. They were the more eager, therefore, to stop the work without further delay. At last they devised a plan
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Nehemiah 4:6
So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, for the people worked with all their heart.

Nehemiah 4:8
They all plotted together to come and fight against Jerusalem and stir up trouble against it.

Nehemiah 6:16
When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God.

Nehemiah 13:23
Moreover, in those days I saw men of Judah who had married women from Ashdod, Ammon and Moab.

Jeremiah 41:10
Ishmael made captives of all the rest of the people who were in Mizpah--the king's daughters along with all the others who were left there, over whom Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam. Ishmael son of Nethaniah took them captive and set out to cross over to the Ammonites.

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