Parallel Bible results for Nehemiah 4:15-23

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Nehemiah 4:15-23

NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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 NIV 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 NIV 17 who were building the wall. Those who carried materials did their work with one hand and held a weapon in the other, NIV 17 who were building the wall. Those who carried materials did their work with one hand and held a weapon in the other, NIV 18 and each of the builders wore his sword at his side as he worked. But the man who sounded the trumpet stayed with me. NIV 18 and each of the builders wore his sword at his side as he worked. But the man who sounded the trumpet stayed with me. NIV 19 Then I said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “The work is extensive and spread out, and we are widely separated from each other along the wall. NIV 19 Then I said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, “The work is extensive and spread out, and we are widely separated from each other along the wall. NIV 20 Wherever you hear the sound of the trumpet, join us there. Our God will fight for us!” NIV 20 Wherever you hear the sound of the trumpet, join us there. Our God will fight for us!” NIV 21 So we continued the work with half the men holding spears, from the first light of dawn till the stars came out. NIV 21 So we continued the work with half the men holding spears, from the first light of dawn till the stars came out. NIV 22 At that time I also said to the people, “Have every man and his helper stay inside Jerusalem at night, so they can serve us as guards by night and as workers by day.” NIV 22 At that time I also said to the people, “Have every man and his helper stay inside Jerusalem at night, so they can serve us as guards by night and as workers by day.” NIV 23 Neither I nor my brothers nor my men nor the guards with me took off our clothes; each had his weapon, even when he went for water. NIV 23 Neither I nor my brothers nor my men nor the guards with me took off our clothes; each had his weapon, even when he went for water.

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