Nehemiah 4:15

15 When our enemies heard that we were aware of their plot and that God had frustrated it, we all returned to the wall, each to our own work.

Nehemiah 4:15 in Other Translations

KJV
15 And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought their counsel to nought, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.
ESV
15 When our enemies heard that it was known to us and that God had frustrated their plan, we all returned to the wall, each to his work.
NLT
15 When our enemies heard that we knew of their plans and that God had frustrated them, we all returned to our work on the wall.
MSG
15 Our enemies learned that we knew all about their plan and that God had frustrated it. And we went back to the wall and went to work.
CSB
15 When our enemies realized that we knew their scheme and that God had frustrated it, every one of us returned to his own work on the wall.

Nehemiah 4:15 In-Context

13 Therefore I stationed some of the people behind the lowest points of the wall at the exposed places, posting them by families, with their swords, spears and bows.
14 After I looked things over, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes.”
15 When our enemies heard that we were aware of their plot and that God had frustrated it, we all returned to the wall, each to our own work.
16 From that day on, half of my men did the work, while the other half were equipped with spears, shields, bows and armor. The officers posted themselves behind all the people of Judah
17 who were building the wall. Those who carried materials did their work with one hand and held a weapon in the other,

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 17:14; Job 5:12
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