Nehemiah 4:1-5 NAS

Work Is Ridiculed

1 aNow it came about that when 1Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and very angry and mocked the Jews.

References for Nehemiah 4:1

    • | 4:1 - Ch 3:33 in Heb
      2 He spoke in the presence of his brothers and 2the bwealthy men of Samaria and said, "What are these feeble Jews doing? Are they going to restore it for themselves? Can they offer sacrifices? Can they finish in a day? Can they revive the stones from the c3dusty rubble even the burned ones?"

      References for Nehemiah 4:2

        • } 4:2 - Or "army"
        • ~ 4:2 - Lit "heaps of dust"
          3 Now Tobiah the Ammonite was near him and he said, "Even what they are building -4if a fox should djump on it, he would break their stone wall down!"

          References for Nehemiah 4:3

            •  4:3 - Lit "go up"
              4 5Hear, O our God, how we are despised! 6Return their reproach on their own heads and give them up for plunder in a land of captivity.

              References for Nehemiah 4:4

              5 Do not e7forgive their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before * You, for they have fdemoralized * the builders.

              References for Nehemiah 4:5

                • € 4:5 - Lit "cover"
                •  4:5 - Lit "offended against"