Nehemiah 5:1
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New International Version
Now the men and their wives raised a great outcry against their fellow Jews.

New Living Translation
About this time some of the men and their wives raised a cry of protest against their fellow Jews.

English Standard Version
Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.

New American Standard Bible
Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.

King James Bible
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There was a widespread outcry from the people and their wives against their Jewish countrymen.

International Standard Version
Now the people along with their spouses complained loudly against their fellow Jews,

NET Bible
Then there was a great outcry from the people and their wives against their fellow Jews.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then some of the people, the men and their wives, complained publicly about their Jewish relatives.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

New American Standard 1977
Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren, the Jews.

King James 2000 Bible
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

American King James Version
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

American Standard Version
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Darby Bible Translation
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

English Revised Version
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

Webster's Bible Translation
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.

World English Bible
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

Young's Literal Translation
And there is a great cry of the people and their wives, concerning their brethren the Jews,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1-5 Men prey upon their fellow-creatures: by despising the poor they reproach their Maker. Such conduct is a disgrace to any, but who can sufficiently abhor it when adopted by professing Christians? With compassion for the oppressed, we should lament the hardships which many in the world are groaning under; putting our souls into their souls' stead, and remembering in our prayers and succours those who are burdened. But let those who show no mercy, expect judgment without mercy.
Study Bible
Nehemiah Defends the Oppressed
1Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. 2For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many; therefore let us get grain that we may eat and live."…
Cross References
Leviticus 25:35
'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you.

Deuteronomy 15:7
"If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother;

Nehemiah 4:23
So neither I, my brothers, my servants, nor the men of the guard who followed me, none of us removed our clothes, each took his weapon even to the water.

Jeremiah 34:8
The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD after King Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people who were in Jerusalem to proclaim release to them:

Ezekiel 45:9
'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Enough, you princes of Israel; put away violence and destruction, and practice justice and righteousness. Stop your expropriations from My people," declares the Lord GOD.
Treasury of Scripture

And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

a great cry

Exodus 3:7 And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people …

Exodus 22:25-27 If you lend money to any of my people that is poor by you, you shall …

Job 31:38,39 If my land cry against me, or that the furrows likewise thereof complain…

Job 34:28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come to him, and he hears …

Isaiah 5:7 For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and …

Luke 18:7 And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night to …

James 5:4 Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, …

their brethren

Leviticus 25:35-37 And if your brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with you; …

Deuteronomy 15:7-11 If there be among you a poor man of one of your brothers within any …

Acts 7:26 And the next day he showed himself to them as they strove, and would …

1 Corinthians 6:6-8 But brother goes to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers…

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