And they told me, "The remnant who survived the exile are there in the province, in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are burned with fire."
Cross References2 Kings 25:10
And the whole army of the Chaldeans under the commander of the guard broke down the walls around Jerusalem.
and replied to the king, "May the king live forever! Why should I not be sad when the city where my fathers are buried lies in ruins, and its gates have been destroyed by fire?"
So I went out at night through the Valley Gate toward the Well of the Serpent and the Dung Gate, and I inspected the walls of Jerusalem that had been broken down and the gates that had been destroyed by fire.
Then I said to them, "You see the trouble we are in. Jerusalem lies in ruins, and its gates have been burned down. Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem, so that we will no longer be a disgrace."
These are the people of the province who came up from the captivity of the exiles carried away to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar its king. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town,
Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who does not control his temper.
The Chaldeans set fire to the palace of the king and to the houses of the people, and they tore down the walls of Jerusalem.
And the whole army of the Chaldeans under the captain of the guard broke down all the walls around Jerusalem.
Her gates have sunk into the ground; He has destroyed and shattered their bars. Her king and her princes are exiled among the nations, the law is no more, and even her prophets find no vision from the LORD.
Chapter Outline1. Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem, mourns, fasts, and prays
5. His prayer
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Nehemiah 9:36, 37
1 Kings 9:7
2 Kings 25:10
Isaiah 64:10, 11
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