1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)

Nehemiah 2

1 Artaxerxes understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness sendeth him with letters and commission to Jerusalem. 9 Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, cometh to Jerusalem. 12 He vieweth secretly the ruins of the walls. 17 He inciteth the Jews to build in despite of the enemies.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:1 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:1 Study Bible Notes 2:1 ¶ And it came to pass, in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that, wine, was before him,—so I took up the wine, and gave unto the king, and I had never been sad before him.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:2 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:2 Study Bible Notes 2:2 Then said the king unto me, Wherefore is thy countenance sad, seeing that, thou, art not sick? this is nothing else, but sadness of heart. Then feared I exceedingly,

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:3 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:3 Study Bible Notes 2:3 and said unto the king—Let the, king, unto times age-abiding, live! Wherefore should my countenance, not be sad, when, the city—the place of the sepulchres of my fathers, lieth waste, and the gates thereof are consumed with fire?

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:4 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:4 Study Bible Notes 2:4 Then the king said to me, Concerning what, is it, thou, wouldst make request? So I prayed unto the God of the heavens,

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:5 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:5 Study Bible Notes 2:5 and then said unto the king, If, unto the king, it seemeth good, and if thy servant might find favour before thee, That thou wouldst send me unto Judah, unto the city of the sepulchres of my fathers, that I might build it.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:6 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:6 Study Bible Notes 2:6 And the king said unto me, the queen, also sitting beside him, For how long would be thy journey? and when wouldst thou return? So it seemed good before the king to send me, and I set him a time.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:7 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:7 Study Bible Notes 2:7 Then said I unto the king, If, unto the king, it seemeth good, may, letters, be given me, unto the pashas Beyond the River,—that they may convey me over, until I come into Judah;

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:8 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:8 Study Bible Notes 2:8 also a letter unto Asaph, keeper of the park that belongeth unto the king, that he may give me timber to build up the gates of the fortress which pertaineth to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house whereinto I shall enter. And the king gave me, according to the good hand of my God upon me.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:9 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:9 Study Bible Notes 2:9 ¶ Then came I unto the pashas Beyond the River, and gave them the letters of the king,—now the king, had sent with me, captains of the army, and horsemen.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:10 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:10 Study Bible Notes 2:10 And, when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant the Ammonite, heard of it, it vexed them, with a great vexation,—that there had come a man, to seek welfare, for the sons of Israel.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:11 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:11 Study Bible Notes 2:11 So I entered Jerusalem,—and was there three days.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:12 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:12 Study Bible Notes 2:12 Then rose I by night, I, and a few men with me, I having told no man, what, my God, had been putting in my heart, to do for Jerusalem,—and, beast, was there none with me, save the beast on which, I myself, was riding.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:13 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:13 Study Bible Notes 2:13 So I went forth through the valley-gate by night, even unto the front of the snake-fountain, and into the dung-gate,—and I viewed the walls of Jerusalem, how, they, were broken down, and, the gates thereof, consumed with fire.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:14 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:14 Study Bible Notes 2:14 Then passed I over unto the fountain-gate, and unto the pool of the king,—but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:15 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:15 Study Bible Notes 2:15 Then went I up in the torrent-bed, by night, and viewed the wall,—and turned back, and entered by the valley-gate, and so returned.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:16 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:16 Study Bible Notes 2:16 Now, the deputies, knew not whither I had gone, nor what I was doing,—not even to the Jews, nor to the priests, nor to the nobles, nor to the deputies, nor to the rest who were doing the work, had I as yet told it.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:17 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:17 Study Bible Notes 2:17 So I said unto them, Ye, can see the misfortune that, we, are in, how that, Jerusalem, lieth waste, and, the gates thereof, are burned with fire: Come, and let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may remain, no longer, a reproach.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:18 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:18 Study Bible Notes 2:18 Then told I them, of the hand of my God, that, it, had been good upon me, as also of the words of the king, which he had spoken unto me,—so they said, We will arise and build! and they strengthened their hands right well.

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:19 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:19 Study Bible Notes 2:19 But, when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed at us, and poured contempt upon us,—and said, What is this thing which ye would do? against the king, would ye rebel?

Online Bible Translation Nehemiah 2:20 EBR 1902 Rotherham's Emphasized BibleRead Comments for Nehemiah 2:20 Study Bible Notes 2:20 Then answered I them, and said to them—The God of the heavens—he, will prosper us, therefore, we his servants, will arise and build,—But, to you, pertaineth no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem.

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