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Nehemiah 2:7

7 I also said to him, “If it pleases the king, may I have letters to the governors of Trans-Euphrates, so that they will provide me safe-conduct until I arrive in Judah?

Read Nehemiah 2:7 Using Other Translations

Moreover I said unto the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, that they may convey me over till I come into Judah;
And I said to the king, "If it pleases the king, let letters be given me to the governors of the province Beyond the River, that they may let me pass through until I come to Judah,
I also said to the king, “If it please the king, let me have letters addressed to the governors of the province west of the Euphrates River, instructing them to let me travel safely through their territories on my way to Judah.

What does Nehemiah 2:7 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 2:7

Moreover, I said unto the king, let letters be given me to
the governors beyond the river
The river of Euphrates, on that side of it towards the land of Judea:

that they may convey me over till I come into Judah;
furnish him with provisions, and a guard to protect him.

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