Nehemiah 6:3

Overview - Nehemiah 6
Sanballat practises by craft, by rumours, and by hired prophecies, to terrify Nehemiah.
15 The work is finished, to the terror of the enemies.
17 Secret intelligence passes between the enemies and the nobles of Judah.
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Nehemiah 6:3  (King James Version)
And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?

And I sent
Proverbs 14:15 ; Matthew 10:16

I am doing
Ecclesiastes 9:10 ; Luke 14:30 ; John 9:4 ; 1 Timothy 4:15 1 Timothy 4:16