12 Then the Jews who lived near them came and told us ten times over, “Wherever you turn, they will attack us.”

Read Nehemiah 4:12 Using Other Translations

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.
At that time the Jews who lived near them came from all directions and said to us ten times, "You must return to us."
The Jews who lived near the enemy came and told us again and again, “They will come from all directions and attack us!”