Nehemiah 6:13
Text Analysis
4616 [e]לְמַ֤עַן
For this reasonPrep
7936 [e]שָׂכוּר֙
[was] hiredV-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-ms
1931 [e]ה֔וּא
4616 [e]לְמַֽעַן־
3372 [e]אִירָ֥א
I should be afraidV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
6213 [e]וְאֶֽעֱשֶׂה־
and actConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-1cs
3651 [e]כֵּ֖ן
that wayAdv
2398 [e]וְחָטָ֑אתִי
and sinConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cs
1961 [e]וְהָיָ֤ה
so [that] might have [cause]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
1992 [e]לָהֶם֙
theyPrep-l | Pro-3mp
8034 [e]לְשֵׁ֣ם
for an reportPrep-l | N-ms
7451 [e]רָ֔ע
4616 [e]לְמַ֖עַן
2778 [e]יְחָֽרְפֽוּנִי׃
they might reproach meV-Piel-Imperf-3mp | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 6:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְמַ֤עַן שָׂכוּר֙ ה֔וּא לְמַֽעַן־אִירָ֥א וְאֶֽעֱשֶׂה־כֵּ֖ן וְחָטָ֑אתִי וְהָיָ֤ה לָהֶם֙ לְשֵׁ֣ם רָ֔ע לְמַ֖עַן יְחָֽרְפֽוּנִי׃ פ

נחמיה 6:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למען שכור הוא למען־אירא ואעשה־כן וחטאתי והיה להם לשם רע למען יחרפוני׃ פ

נחמיה 6:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למען שכור הוא למען־אירא ואעשה־כן וחטאתי והיה להם לשם רע למען יחרפוני׃ פ

נחמיה 6:13 Hebrew Bible
למען שכור הוא למען אירא ואעשה כן וחטאתי והיה להם לשם רע למען יחרפוני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He was hired for this reason, that I might become frightened and act accordingly and sin, so that they might have an evil report in order that they could reproach 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He was hired, so that I would be intimidated, do as he suggested, sin, and get a bad reputation, in order that they could discredit me.
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