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Nehemiah 1 [Full Chapter]
[ Nehemiah’s Prayer ] I am Nehemiah son of Hacaliah, and in this book I tell what I have done. During the month of Chislev in the twentieth year that Artaxerxes ruled Persia, I was in his fortress city of Susa, when my brother Hanani came with some men from Judah. So I asked them about the Jews who had escaped from being captives in Babylonia. I also asked them about the city of Jerusalem. They told me, “Those captives who have come back are having all kinds of troubles. They are terribly disgraced, Jerusalem’s walls are broken down, and its gates have been burned.” ...

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Zerubbabel, Joshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah were in charge of the ones who were coming back. And here is a list of how many returned from each family group: 2,172 from the family of Parosh; 372 from the family of Shephatiah; 775 from the family of Arah; 2,812 descendants of Jeshua and Joab from the family of Pahath Moab; 1,254 from the family of Elam; 945 from the family of Zattu; 760 from the family of Zaccai; 642 from the family of Bani; 623 from the family of Bebai; 1,222 from the family of Azgad; 666 from the family of Adonikam; 2,056 from the family of Bigvai; 454 from the family of Adin; 98 from the family of Ater, also known as Hezekiah; 323 from the family of Bezai; 112 from the family of Jorah; 223 from the family of Hashum; and 95 from the family of Gibbar.
[ Nehemiah’s Prayer ] I am Nehemiah son of Hacaliah, and in this book I tell what I have done. During the month of Chislev in the twentieth year that Artaxerxes ruled Persia, I was in his fortress city of Susa,
[ Nehemiah Goes to Jerusalem ] During the month of Nisan in the twentieth year that Artaxerxes was king, I served him his wine, as I had done before. But this was the first time I had ever looked depressed.
[ Nehemiah Is Generous ] I was governor of Judah from the twentieth year that Artaxerxes was king until the thirty-second year. And during these entire twelve years, my relatives and I refused to accept the food that I was allowed.
The people started crying when God’s Law was read to them. Then Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and teacher, and the Levites who had been teaching the people all said, “This is a special day for the Lord your God. So don’t be sad and don’t cry!”
Nehemiah told the people, “Enjoy your good food and wine and share some with those who didn’t have anything to bring. Don’t be sad! This is a special day for the Lord, and he will make you happy and strong.”
[ Nehemiah Dedicates the City Wall ] When the city wall was dedicated, Levites from everywhere in Judah were invited to join in the celebration with songs of praise and with the music of cymbals, small harps, and other stringed instruments.

89 topical index results for “Nehemiah”

AHIJAH » An Israelite, who subscribed to the covenant of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:26)
ATER » An Israelite, who subscribed to Nehemiah's covenant (Nehemiah 10:17)
AZZUR » An Israelite, who sealed Nehemiah's covenant (Nehemiah 10:17)
BEZAI » A family that sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:18)
CONSCIENCE » FAITHFUL » Of Nehemiah, in the matter of taxes (Nehemiah 5:15)
COURAGE » INSTANCES OF PERSONAL BRAVERY » Nehemiah, in refusing to take refuge in the temple (Nehemiah 6:10-13)
CRAFTINESS » INSTANCES OF » Sanballat, in trying to deceive Nehemiah into a conference (Nehemiah 6)
DECEPTION » INSTANCES OF » Sanballat tries to deceive Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6)
DILIGENCE » FIGURATIVE » Nehemiah and his helpers (Nehemiah 4:6)
DIPLOMACY » INSTANCES OF » Sanballat, in prevent the rebuilding of Jerusalem by Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » Of Nehemiah, on account of the desolation of Jerusalem and the temple (Nehemiah 1:4)
FEAR OF GOD » CONSPICUOUS INSTANCES OF THOSE WHO FEARED » Nehemiah, in his reform of the public administration (Nehemiah 5:15)
HANAN » A Levite » 6. A chief who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:22,26)

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