|New International Version (© 2011)|
and said: "As far as possible, we have bought back our fellow Jews who were sold to the Gentiles. Now you are selling your own people, only for them to be sold back to us!" They kept quiet, because they could find nothing to say.
King James Bible
And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, which were sold unto the heathen; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found nothing to answer.
American Standard Version
And I said unto them, We after our ability have redeemed our brethren the Jews, that were sold unto the nations; and would ye even sell your brethren, and should they be sold unto us? Then held they their peace, and found never a word.
Young's Literal Translation
and say to them, 'We have acquired our brethren the Jews, those sold to the nations, according to the ability that is in us, and ye also sell your brethren, and they have been sold to us!' and they are silent, and have not found a word.
Nehemiah 5:8 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
Matthew 25:15,29 And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability...
2 Corinthians 8:12 For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man has, and not according to that he has not.
Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.
Leviticus 25:47-49 And if a sojourner or stranger wax rich by you, and your brother that dwells by him wax poor...
Exodus 21:16 And he that steals a man, and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Deuteronomy 24:7 If a man be found stealing any of his brothers of the children of Israel, and makes merchandise of him, or sells him...
Romans 14:15 But if your brother be grieved with your meat, now walk you not charitably. Destroy not him with your meat, for whom Christ died.
1 Corinthians 8:11 And through your knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
Job 29:10 The nobles held their peace, and their tongue stuck to the roof of their mouth.
Job 32:15 They were amazed, they answered no more: they left off speaking.
Matthew 22:12 And he said to him, Friend, how came you in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.
Romans 3:19 Now we know that what things soever the law said, it said to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped...
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Leviticus 25:48 they retain the right of redemption after they have sold themselves. One of their relatives may redeem them:
Nehemiah 5:9 So I continued, "What you are doing is not right. Shouldn't you walk in the fear of our God to avoid the reproach of our Gentile enemies?