Nehemiah 5:1
Good News Translation
Some time later many of the people, both men and women, began to complain against the other Jews.

Contemporary English Version
Some of the men and their wives complained about the Jews in power

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

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

a great cry

Exodus 3:7 And the Lord said to him: I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour of them that are over the works;

Exodus 22:25-27 If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries. . . .

Job 31:38,39 If my land cry against me, and with it the furrows thereof mourn: . . .

Job 34:28 So that they caused the cry of the needy to come to him, and he heard the voice of the poor.

Isaiah 5:7 For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel: and the man of Juda, his pleasant plant: and I looked that he should do judgment, and behold iniquity: and do justice, and behold a cry.

Luke 18:7 And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard?

James 5:4 Behold the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which by fraud has been kept back by you, crieth: and the cry of them hath entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

their brethren

Leviticus 25:35-37 If thy brother be impoverished, and weak of hand, and thou receive him as a stranger and sojourner, and he live with thee: . . .

Deuteronomy 15:7-11 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .

Acts 7:26 And the day following, he shewed himself to them when they were at strife and would have reconciled them in peace, saying: Men, ye are brethren. Why hurt you one another?

1 Corinthians 6:6-8 But brother goeth to law with brother: and that before unbelievers. . . .

Context
Nehemiah Defends the Oppressed
1Now there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.2And there were some that said: Our sons and our daughters are very many: let us take up corn for the price of them, and let us eat and live.…
Cross References
Leviticus 25:35
If thy brother be impoverished, and weak of hand, and thou receive him as a stranger and sojourner, and he live with thee:

Deuteronomy 15:7
If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand,

Nehemiah 4:23
Now I and my brethren, and my servants, and the watchmen that followed me, did not put off our clothes: only every man stripped himself when he was to be washed.

Jeremiah 34:8
The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord, after that king Sedecias had made a covenant with all the people in Jerusalem making a proclamation:

Ezekiel 45:9
Thus saith the Lord God: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: cease from iniquity and robberies, and execute judgment and justice, separate your confines from my people, saith the Lord God.

Additional Translations
About this time there was a great outcry from the people and their wives against their fellow Jews.And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

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

And the cry of the people and their wives was great against their brethren the Jews.

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

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

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

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

And there is a great cry of the people and their wives, concerning their brethren the Jews,
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