Nehemiah 2:12

Overview - Nehemiah 2
Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.
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.
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Nehemiah 2:12  (King James Version)
And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.

I arose
Genesis 32:22-24 ; Joshua 10:9 ; Judges 6:27 ; 9:32 Matthew 2:14

Ecclesiastes 3:7 ; Amos 5:13 ; Micah 7:5 ; Matthew 10:16

my God
This pious and noble-minded man attributes every thing to God. If he purposed any good, it was because God put it into his heart; if he did or received any good, it was because the good hand of his God was upon him; if he expected any good, it was because he earnestly prayed God to remember him for good.
Ezra 7:27 ; Psalms 51:18 ; 122:6 Jeremiah 31:33 ; 32:40 2 Corinthians 8:16 ; James 1:16 James 1:17
Revelation 17:17