8 And [let me have] a letter [written] to Asaph, keeper of the king's forest, so that he will give me timber to rebuild the gates of the temple's fortress,a the city wall, and the home where I will live."b The king granted my [requests], for I was graciously strengthened by my God.c

References for Nehemiah 2:8

    • e 2:8 - Neh 7:2
    • f 2:8 - Lit enter
    • g 2:8 - Lit for the gracious hand of my God was on me