New International Version
Sanballat and Geshem sent me this message: "Come, let us meet together in one of the villages on the plain of Ono." But they were scheming to harm me;
King James Bible
That Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.
Darby Bible Translation
that Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, Come, let us meet together in the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.
World English Bible
that Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, "Come, let us meet together in [one of] the villages in the plain of Ono." But they intended to harm me.
Young's Literal Translation
that Sanballat sendeth, also Geshem, unto me, saying, 'Come and we meet together in the villages, in the valley of Ono;' and they are thinking to do to me evil.
Nehemiah 6:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Come, let us meet together in - the plain of Ono - They wished to get him out of Jerusalem from among his friends, that they might either carry him off, or murder him. Ono is supposed to have been in the tribe of Benjamin, near Jordan.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Come (They wished to get him out of Jerusalem, from his friends, that they might either carry him off or murder him.)
LibraryJune 18. "I am Doing a Great Work, So that I Cannot Come Down" (Neh. vi. 3).
"I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down" (Neh. vi. 3). When work is pressing there are many little things that will come and seem to need attention. Then it is a very blessed thing to be quiet and still, and work on, and trust the little things with God. He answers such trust in a wonderful way. If the soul has no time to fret and worry and harbor care, it has learned the secret of faith in God. A desperate desire to get some difficulty right takes the eye off of God and His glory. Some …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
"My Little Children, These Things Write I unto You, that Ye Sin Not. And if any Man Sin, we have an Advocate with the Father,",
1 Chronicles 8:12
The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, Shemed (who built Ono and Lod with its surrounding villages),
so I sent messengers to them with this reply: "I am carrying on a great project and cannot go down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and go down to you?"
Jump to PreviousEvil Geshem Harm Intended Little Meet Meeting Message Mischief Ono Plain Planning Purpose Sanballat Sanbal'lat Scheming Thinking Thought Together Towns Valley Villages
Jump to NextEvil Geshem Harm Intended Little Meet Meeting Message Mischief Ono Plain Planning Purpose Sanballat Sanbal'lat Scheming Thinking Thought Together Towns Valley Villages
LinksNehemiah 6:2 NIV
Nehemiah 6:2 NLT
Nehemiah 6:2 ESV
Nehemiah 6:2 NASB
Nehemiah 6:2 KJV
Nehemiah 6:2 Bible Apps
Nehemiah 6:2 Biblia Paralela
Nehemiah 6:2 Chinese Bible
Nehemiah 6:2 French Bible
Nehemiah 6:2 German Bible
Nehemiah 6:2 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.