Nehemiah 2:17

Overview - Nehemiah 2
Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.
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.
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Nehemiah 2:17  (King James Version)
Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.
 


Ye see
Lamentations 2:2 Lamentations 2:8 Lamentations 2:9 ; 3:51

come
Ezra 5:1 Ezra 5:2 ; 10:2-4 Isaiah 35:3 Isaiah 35:4

a reproach
1:3 1 Samuel 11:2 ; Psalms 44:13 ; Psalms 79:4 Psalms 79:12 Psalms 89:50 Psalms 89:51 Jeremiah 24:9 ; Lamentations 3:45 Lamentations 3:46
Ezekiel 5:14 ; Ezekiel 22:4 Ezekiel 22:5
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