Nehemiah 4:12

Overview - Nehemiah 4
While the enemies scoff, Nehemiah prays and continues the work.
Understanding the wrath and secrets of the enemy, he sets a watch.
13 He arms the labourers;
19 and gives military precepts.
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Nehemiah 4:12  (King James Version)
And it came to pass, that when the Jews which dwelt by them came, they said unto us ten times, From all places whence ye shall return unto us they will be upon you.

ten times
Genesis 31:7 Genesis 31:41 ; Numbers 14:22 ; Job 19:3

From all places, etc or, That from all places ye must
return to us
ye shall return. Houbigant, Michaelis, and Dathe contend, that instead of {tashoovoo,} "ye shall return," we should read {chashevoo,}
"they designed."