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Nehemiah 9:23

23 You made their children as numerous as the stars in the sky, and you brought them into the land that you told their parents to enter and possess.

Read Nehemiah 9:23 Using Other Translations

Their children also multipliedst thou as the stars of heaven, and broughtest them into the land, concerning which thou hadst promised to their fathers, that they should go in to possess it.
You multiplied their children as the stars of heaven, and you brought them into the land that you had told their fathers to enter and possess.
You made their descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and brought them into the land you had promised to their ancestors.

What does Nehemiah 9:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Nehemiah 9:23

Their children also multipliedst thou as the stars of heaven,
&c.] Fulfilling the promise made to Abraham, ( Genesis 15:5 ) ( 22:17 ) ( Deuteronomy 1:10 ) their number when they came out of Egypt, and just before they entered into the land of Canaan, being upwards of 600,000 men, besides women and children, ( Exodus 12:37 ) ( Numbers 11:21 ) ( 26:51 )

and broughtest them into the land, concerning which thou hadst
promised to their fathers, that they should go in to possess it;
the land of Canaan, promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and their seed, into which the Lord brought them by Joshua; he was the instrument, but the thing was of God.

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