Nehemiah 4:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Nehemiah 4:16, NIV: "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"

Nehemiah 4:16, ESV: "From that day on, half of my servants worked on construction, and half held the spears, shields, bows, and coats of mail. And the leaders stood behind the whole house of Judah,"

Nehemiah 4:16, KJV: "And it came to pass from that time forth, that the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah."

Nehemiah 4:16, NASB: "And from that day on, half of my servants carried on the work while half of them kept hold of the spears, the shields, the bows, and the coats of mail; and the captains were behind all the house of Judah."

Nehemiah 4:16, NLT: "But from then on, only half my men worked while the other half stood guard with spears, shields, bows, and coats of mail. The leaders stationed themselves behind the people of Judah"

Nehemiah 4:16, CSB: "From that day on, half of my men did the work while the other half held spears, shields, bows, and armor. The officers supported all the people of Judah,"

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