Nehemiah 5:16
Good News Translation
I put all my energy into rebuilding the wall and did not acquire any property. Everyone who worked for me joined in the rebuilding.

Contemporary English Version
I spent all my time getting the wall rebuilt and did not buy any property. Everyone working for me did the same thing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Moreover I built in the work of the wall, and I bought no land, and all my servants were gathered together to the work.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Moreover I built in the work of the wall, and I bought no land, and all my servants were gathered together to the work.

I continued

Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they who in a good and perfect heart, hearing the word, keep it and bring forth fruit in patience.

Romans 2:7 To them indeed who, according to patience in good work, seek glory and honour and incorruption, eternal life:

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Galatians 6:9 And in doing good, let us not fail. For in due time we shall reap, not failing.

neither bought

Numbers 16:15 Moses therefore being very angry, said to the Lord: Respect not their sacrifices: thou knowest that I have not taken of them so much as a young ass at any time, nor have injured any of them.

Acts 20:33-35 I have not coveted any man's silver, gold or apparel, as . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:5,6 For neither have we used at any time the speech of flattery, as you know: nor taken an occasion of covetousness (God is witness): . . .

all my

2 Corinthians 12:16-18 But be it so: I did not burthen you: but being crafty, I caught you by guile. . . .

Philippians 2:20,21 For I have no man so of the same mind, who with sincere affection is solicitous for you. . . .

Context
Nehemiah's Generosity
15But the former governors that had been before me, were chargeable to the people, and took of them in bread, and wine, and in money every day forty sicles: and their officers also oppressed the people. But I did not so for the fear of God. 16Moreover I built in the work of the wall, and I bought no land, and all my servants were gathered together to the work.17The Jews also and the magistrates to the number of one hundred and fifty men, were at my table, besides them that came to us from among the nations that were round about us.…
Cross References
Nehemiah 5:15
But the former governors that had been before me, were chargeable to the people, and took of them in bread, and wine, and in money every day forty sicles: and their officers also oppressed the people. But I did not so for the fear of God.

Nehemiah 5:17
The Jews also and the magistrates to the number of one hundred and fifty men, were at my table, besides them that came to us from among the nations that were round about us.

Additional Translations
Instead, I devoted myself to the construction of the wall, and all my servants were gathered there for the work; we did not acquire any land.Yes, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither to the work.

Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.

Also in the work of the wall I treated them not with rigor, I bought not land: and all that were gathered together came thither to the work.

Yea, also I applied myself to this work of the wall, and we bought no fields; and all my servants were gathered thither for the work.

Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.

Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither to the work.

Yes, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered there to the work.

And also, in the work of this wall I have done mightily, even a field we have not bought, and all my servants are gathered there for the work;
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