3 They told me that those who had survived and were back in the homeland a were in great difficulty and that the foreigners who lived nearby looked down on them. They also told me that the walls of Jerusalem were still broken down and that the gates had not been restored since the time they were burned.

References for Nehemiah 1:3

    • b 1:3 - had survived and . . . homeland; [or] had remained in the homeland and had not gone into exile.