Chapter Summaries of Nehemiah

Nehemiah 1 25 Sep 2011 2 comments

1 The words of Nehemiah: Men from Judah said, "The wall of Jerusalem is broken down." I prayed, "O LORD, give me favour with the king."

Nehemiah 2 26 Sep 2011 1 comment

2 The king granted my request to go and rebuild Jerusalem. Sanballat was displeased. I inspected the walls and said, "Let us rebuild."

Nehemiah 3 27 Sep 2011 2 comments

3 The priests rebuilt the Sheep Gate, the Tekoites made repairs, Jedaiah repaired opposite his house, Meremoth repaired another section.

Nehemiah 4 28 Sep 2011 1 comment

4 Sanballat ridiculed us and plotted to attack Jerusalem. So we prayed and posted a guard. The builders carried swords as they worked.

Nehemiah 5 29 Sep 2011 1 comment

5 The people cried out, "We have to borrow to get grain." I told the nobles, "Let us stop exacting usury." I did not take my allowance.

Nehemiah 6 30 Sep 2011 1 comment

6 Sanballat and Tobiah sent for me to do me harm. I replied, "Why should I come?" The wall was finished and our enemies were afraid.

Nehemiah 7 1 Oct 2011 1 comment

7 I gave Hanani and Hananiah charge over Jerusalem. I registered the nobles, rulers and people by genealogy. The assembly was 42,360.

Nehemiah 8 2 Oct 2011 1 comment

8 The people gathered and Ezra read from the law. Nehemiah said, "This day is holy. Do not mourn." The people held the Feast of Booths.

Nehemiah 9 3 Oct 2011 2 comments

9 The Israelites confessed. The Levites said, "LORD, you brought our fathers out of Egypt. They rebelled but you did not forsake them."

Nehemiah 10 4 Oct 2011 1 comment

10 The leaders sealed a covenant. The people made an oath: "We will not marry foreigners. We will bring the offerings for the temple."

Nehemiah 11 5 Oct 2011 1 comment

11 The leaders and one in ten of the people lived in Jerusalem. There were descendants of Judah and of Benjamin, priests and Levites.

Nehemiah 12 6 Oct 2011 1 comment

12 All the Levites and leaders gathered to dedicate the wall. They made offerings and rejoiced. Men were appointed over the storerooms.

Nehemiah 13 7 Oct 2011 2 comments

13 I cleared Tobiah out of the temple. I confronted those who profaned the Sabbath and who married foreign women. Remember me, O God.

Chris Juby

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