Nehemiah 5:12 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Nehemiah 5:12, NIV: "We will give it back,' they said. 'And we will not demand anything more from them. We will do as you say.' Then I summoned the priests and made the nobles and officials take an oath to do what they had promised."

Nehemiah 5:12, ESV: "Then they said, “We will restore these and require nothing from them. We will do as you say.” And I called the priests and made them swear to do as they had promised."

Nehemiah 5:12, KJV: "Then said they, We will restore them, and will require nothing of them; so will we do as thou sayest. Then I called the priests, and took an oath of them, that they should do according to this promise."

Nehemiah 5:12, NASB: "Then they said, 'We will give it back and will require nothing from them; we will do exactly as you say.' So I called the priests and made them take an oath to act in accordance with this promise."

Nehemiah 5:12, NLT: "They replied, 'We will give back everything and demand nothing more from the people. We will do as you say.' Then I called the priests and made the nobles and officials swear to do what they had promised."

Nehemiah 5:12, CSB: "They responded: "We will return these things and require nothing more from them. We will do as you say." So I summoned the priests and made everyone take an oath to do this."

What does Nehemiah 5:12 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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