Nehemiah 6:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Nehemiah 6:13, NIV: "He had been hired to intimidate me so that I would commit a sin by doing this, and then they would give me a bad name to discredit me."
Nehemiah 6:13, ESV: "For this purpose he was hired, that I should be afraid and act in this way and sin, and so they could give me a bad name in order to taunt me."
Nehemiah 6:13, KJV: "Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me."
Nehemiah 6:13, NASB: "He was hired for this reason, that I would become frightened and act accordingly and sin, so that they might have an evil report in order that they could taunt me."
Nehemiah 6:13, NLT: "They were hoping to intimidate me and make me sin. Then they would be able to accuse and discredit me."
Nehemiah 6:13, CSB: "He was hired, so that I would be intimidated, do as he suggested, sin, and get a bad reputation, in order that they could discredit me."