Nehemiah 1:10

10 “They are your servants and your people, whom you redeemed by your great strength and your mighty hand.

Nehemiah 1:10 in Other Translations

KJV
10 Now these are thy servants and thy people, whom thou hast redeemed by thy great power, and by thy strong hand.
ESV
10 They are your servants and your people, whom you have redeemed by your great power and by your strong hand.
NLT
10 “The people you rescued by your great power and strong hand are your servants.
MSG
10 "Well, there they are - your servants, your people whom you so powerfully and impressively redeemed.
CSB
10 They are Your servants and Your people. You redeemed [them] by Your great power and strong hand.

Nehemiah 1:10 Meaning and Commentary

Nehemiah 1:10

Now these are thy servants, and thy people
Meaning those that were in Jerusalem and Judah, gathered out of several countries, and returned to Jerusalem:

whom thou hast redeemed by thy great power, and by thy strong hand;
touching and moving the heart of Cyrus to proclaim liberty to them.

Nehemiah 1:10 In-Context

8 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses, saying, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the nations,
9 but if you return to me and obey my commands, then even if your exiled people are at the farthest horizon, I will gather them from there and bring them to the place I have chosen as a dwelling for my Name.’
10 “They are your servants and your people, whom you redeemed by your great strength and your mighty hand.
11 Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your servant and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your name. Give your servant success today by granting him favor in the presence of this man.” I was cupbearer to the king.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Exodus 32:11; Deuteronomy 9:29; Isaiah 51:9-11