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

King James Bible
And conspired all of them together to come and to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.

Darby Bible Translation
and conspired all of them together to come to fight against Jerusalem, and to hinder it.

World English Bible
and they conspired all of them together to come and fight against Jerusalem, and to cause confusion therein.

Young's Literal Translation
and they conspire, all of them together, to come in to fight against Jerusalem, and to do to it injury.

Nehemiah 4:8 Parallel
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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.

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Psalm 2:1-3 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing...

Psalm 83:3-11 They have taken crafty counsel against your people, and consulted against your hidden ones...

Isaiah 8:9,10 Associate yourselves, O you people, and you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you of far countries: gird yourselves...

Acts 23:12,13 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse...

hinder it. Heb. make an error to it

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting...

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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 4:7
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.

Psalm 83:3
With cunning they conspire against your people; they plot against those you cherish.

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