Nehemiah 6:13
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New Living Translation
They were hoping to intimidate me and make me sin. Then they would be able to accuse and discredit me.

King James Bible
Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have wherewith to spread an evil report, that they might reproach me.

World English Bible
He hired so that I would be afraid, do so, and sin, and that they might have material for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

Young's Literal Translation
so that he is an hireling, that I may fear and do so, and I had sinned, and it had been to them for an evil name that they may reproach me.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:13 And sin - By going into a place forbidden to me, and that in such a manner, which would have been both sinful and shameful. Reproach - As a coward, and conscious of my own guilt, that they might make me contemptible and odious both to my own people, and to the king of Persia.

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Nehemiah 6:6
and this is what it said: "There is a rumor among the surrounding nations, and Geshem tells me it is true, that you and the Jews are planning to rebel and that is why you are building the wall. According to his reports, you plan to be their king.

Nehemiah 6:12
I realized that God had not spoken to him, but that he had uttered this prophecy against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

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