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Nehemiah 1:3-5 World English Bible (WEB)

They said to me, “The remnant who are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach. The wall of Jerusalem is also broken down, and its gates are burned with fire.”

When I heard these words, I sat down and wept, and mourned several days; and I fasted and prayed before the God[a] of heaven, and said, “I beg you, Yahweh,[b] the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments:

Footnotes:

  1. 1:4 The Hebrew word rendered “God” is “אֱלֹהִ֑ים” (Elohim).
  2. 1:5 “Yahweh” is God’s proper Name, sometimes rendered “LORD” (all caps) in other translations.
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