|Overview - Nehemiah 2|
|1||Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.|
|9||Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, comes to Jerusalem.|
|12||He views secretly the ruins of the walls.|
|17||He incites the Jews to build.|
Nehemiah 2:12 (King James Version)
And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.
- I arose
- Genesis 32:22-24 ; Joshua 10:9 ; Judges 6:27 ; 9:32 Matthew 2:14
- Ecclesiastes 3:7 ; Amos 5:13 ; Micah 7:5 ; Matthew 10:16
- my God
- This pious and noble-minded man attributes every thing to God. If he purposed any good, it was because God put it into his heart; if he did or received any good, it was because the good hand of his God was upon him; if he expected any good, it was because he earnestly prayed God to remember him for good.
- Ezra 7:27 ; Psalms 51:18 ; 122:6 Jeremiah 31:33 ; 32:40 2 Corinthians 8:16 ; James 1:16 James 1:17
- Revelation 17:17