Read Nehemiah 1:4 Using Other Translations
And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven,
As soon as I heard these words I sat down and wept and mourned for days, and I continued fasting and praying before the God of heaven.
When I heard this, I sat down and wept. In fact, for days I mourned, fasted, and prayed to the God of heaven.