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Commentaries for Nehemiah Chapter 5

The Jews complain of grievances.

Men prey upon their fellow-creatures: by despising the poor they reproach their Maker...
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Nehemiah redresses the grievances.

Nehemiah knew that, if he built Jerusalem's walls ever so high, so thick, or so strong, the city could not be safe while there were abuses...
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Nehemiah's forbearance.

Those who truly fear God, will not dare to do any thing cruel or unjust...
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