Nehemiah 5:6
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New International Version
When I heard their outcry and these charges, I was very angry.

New Living Translation
When I heard their complaints, I was very angry.

English Standard Version
I was very angry when I heard their outcry and these words.

New American Standard Bible
Then I was very angry when I had heard their outcry and these words.

King James Bible
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I became extremely angry when I heard their outcry and these complaints.

International Standard Version
I became very livid when I heard their complaining and these charges.

NET Bible
I was very angry when I heard their outcry and these complaints.

New Heart English Bible
I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I became furious when I heard their complaint and what they had to say.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

New American Standard 1977
Then I was very angry when I had heard their outcry and these words.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

King James 2000 Bible
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

American King James Version
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

American Standard Version
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I was exceedingly angry when I heard their cry according to these words.

Darby Bible Translation
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

English Revised Version
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

World English Bible
I was very angry when I heard their cry and these words.

Young's Literal Translation
And it is very displeasing to me when I have heard their cry and these words,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:6-13 Nehemiah knew that, if he built Jerusalem's walls ever so high, so thick, or so strong, the city could not be safe while there were abuses. The right way to reform men's lives, is to convince their consciences. If you walk in the fear of God, you will not be either covetous of worldly gain, or cruel toward your brethren. Nothing exposes religion more to reproach, than the worldliness and hard-heartedness of the professors of it. Those that rigorously insist upon their right, with a very ill grace try to persuade others to give up theirs. In reasoning with selfish people, it is good to contrast their conduct with that of others who are liberal; but it is best to point to His example, who though he was rich, yet for our sakes became poor, that we, through his poverty, might be rich, 2Co 8:9. They did according to promise. Good promises are good things, but good performances are better.
Study Bible
Nehemiah Defends the Oppressed
5"Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our children like their children. Yet behold, we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters are forced into bondage already, and we are helpless because our fields and vineyards belong to others." 6Then I was very angry when I had heard their outcry and these words. 7I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.…
Cross References
Exodus 11:8
"All these your servants will come down to me and bow themselves before me, saying, 'Go out, you and all the people who follow you,' and after that I will go out." And he went out from Pharaoh in hot anger.

Nehemiah 5:7
I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.
Treasury of Scripture

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Mark 3:5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved …

Ephesians 4:26 Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath:

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