1750 Challoner Revision of the Douay-Rheims (DR)

Nehemiah 5

1 The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage. 6 Nehemiah rebuketh the usurers, and causeth them to make a covenant of restitution. 14 He forbeareth his own allowance, and keepeth hospitality.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:1 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:1 Comments and Study Notes 5:1 ¶ Now there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:2 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:2 Comments and Study Notes 5:2 And there were some that said: Our sons and our daughters are very many: let us take up corn for the price of them, and let us eat and live.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:3 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:3 Comments and Study Notes 5:3 And there were some that said: Let us mortgage our lands, and our vineyards, and our houses, and let us take corn because of the famine.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:4 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:4 Comments and Study Notes 5:4 And others said: Let us borrow money for the king's tribute, and let us give up our fields and vineyards:

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:5 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:5 Comments and Study Notes 5:5 And now our flesh is as the flesh of our brethren: and our children as their children. Behold we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters, and some of our daughters are bondwomen already, neither have we wherewith to redeem them, and our fields and our vineyards other men possess.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:6 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:6 Comments and Study Notes 5:6 ¶ And I was exceedingly angry when I heard their cry according to these words.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:7 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:7 Comments and Study Notes 5:7 And my heart thought with myself: and I rebuked the nobles and magistrates, and said to them: Do you every one exact usury of your brethren? And I gathered together a great assembly against them,

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:8 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:8 Comments and Study Notes 5:8 And I said to them: We, as you know, have redeemed according to our ability our brethren the Jews, that were sold to the Gentiles: and will you then sell your brethren, for us to redeem them? And they held their peace, and found not what to answer.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:9 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:9 Comments and Study Notes 5:9 And I said to them: The thing you do is not good: why walk you not in the fear of our God, that we be not exposed to the reproaches of the Gentiles our enemies?

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:10 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:10 Comments and Study Notes 5:10 Both I and my brethren, and my servants, have lent money and corn to many: let us all agree not to call for it again; let us forgive the debt that is owing to us.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:11 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:11 Comments and Study Notes 5:11 Restore ye to them this day their fields, and their vineyards, and their oliveyards, and their houses: and the hundredth part of the money, and of the corn, the wine, and the oil, which you were wont to exact of them, give it rather for them.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:12 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:12 Comments and Study Notes 5:12 And they said: We will restore, and we will require nothing of them: and we will do as thou sayest. And I called the priests and took an oath of them, to do according to what I had said.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:13 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:13 Comments and Study Notes 5:13 Moreover I shook my lap, and said: So may God shake every man that shall not accomplish this word, out of his house, and out of his labours, thus may he be shaken out, and become empty. And all the multitude said: Amen. And they praised God. And the people did according to what was said.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:14 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:14 Comments and Study Notes 5:14 ¶ And from the day, in which the king commanded me to be governor in the land of Juda, from the twentieth year even to the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, for twelve years, I and my brethren did not eat the yearly allowance that was due to the governors.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:15 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:15 Comments and Study Notes 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me, were chargeable to the people, and took of them in bread, and wine, and in money every day forty sicles: and their officers also oppressed the people. But I did not so for the fear of God.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:16 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:16 Comments and Study Notes 5:16 Moreover I built in the work of the wall, and I bought no land, and all my servants were gathered together to the work.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:17 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:17 Comments and Study Notes 5:17 The Jews also and the magistrates to the number of one hundred and fifty men, were at my table, besides them that came to us from among the nations that were round about us.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:18 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:18 Comments and Study Notes 5:18 And there was prepared for me day be day one ox, and six choice rams, besides fowls, and once in ten days I gave store of divers wines, and many other things: yet I did not require my yearly allowance as governor: for the people were very much impoverished.

Online Bible Translations Nehemiah 5:19 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Nehemiah 5:19 Comments and Study Notes 5:19 Remember me, O my God, for good according to all that I have done for this people.

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