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Nehemiah 6:10-19

NIV 10 One day I went to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was shut in at his home. He said, "Let us meet in the house of God, inside the temple, and let us close the temple doors, because men are coming to kill you--by night they are coming to kill you." NIV 10 One day I went to the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was shut in at his home. He said, "Let us meet in the house of God, inside the temple, and let us close the temple doors, because men are coming to kill you--by night they are coming to kill you." NIV 11 But I said, "Should a man like me run away? Or should one like me go into the temple to save his life? I will not go!" NIV 11 But I said, "Should a man like me run away? Or should one like me go into the temple to save his life? I will not go!" NIV 12 I realized that God had not sent him, but that he had prophesied against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him. NIV 12 I realized that God had not sent him, but that he had prophesied against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him. NIV 13 He had been hired to intimidate me so that I would commit a sin by doing this, and then they would give me a bad name to discredit me. NIV 13 He had been hired to intimidate me so that I would commit a sin by doing this, and then they would give me a bad name to discredit me. NIV 14 Remember Tobiah and Sanballat, O my God, because of what they have done; remember also the prophetess Noadiah and the rest of the prophets who have been trying to intimidate me. NIV 14 Remember Tobiah and Sanballat, O my God, because of what they have done; remember also the prophetess Noadiah and the rest of the prophets who have been trying to intimidate me. NIV 15 So the wall was completed on the twenty-fifth of Elul, in fifty-two days. NIV 15 So the wall was completed on the twenty-fifth of Elul, in fifty-two days. NIV 16 When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God. NIV 16 When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God. NIV 17 Also, in those days the nobles of Judah were sending many letters to Tobiah, and replies from Tobiah kept coming to them. NIV 17 Also, in those days the nobles of Judah were sending many letters to Tobiah, and replies from Tobiah kept coming to them. NIV 18 For many in Judah were under oath to him, since he was son-in-law to Shecaniah son of Arah, and his son Jehohanan had married the daughter of Meshullam son of Berekiah. NIV 18 For many in Judah were under oath to him, since he was son-in-law to Shecaniah son of Arah, and his son Jehohanan had married the daughter of Meshullam son of Berekiah. NIV 19 Moreover, they kept reporting to me his good deeds and then telling him what I said. And Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me. NIV 19 Moreover, they kept reporting to me his good deeds and then telling him what I said. And Tobiah sent letters to intimidate me.