|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 2:19 (King James Version)
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?