Nehemiah 4:15
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English Standard Version
When our enemies heard that it was known to us and that God had frustrated their plan, we all returned to the wall, each to his work.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought their counsel to nought, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought their counsel to nought, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that the thing had been told us, that God defeated their counsel. And we returned all of us to the walls, every man to his work.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known unto us, and God had brought their counsel to nought, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one unto his work.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when our enemies heard that it was known to us, and God had brought their counsel to naught, that we returned all of us to the wall, every one to his work.

Nehemiah 4:15 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(Nehemiah 4:3)

The Jews, on the other hand, made preparation by prayer, and by setting a watch (משׁמר, comp. Nehemiah 7:3; Nehemiah 13:30) day and night. We, viz., Nehemiah and the superintendents of the work, prayed and set a watch עליהם, against them, to ward off a probable attack. מפּניהם, for fear of them, comp. Nehemiah 4:10.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God

2 Samuel 15:31 And one told David, saying, Ahithophel is among the conspirators with Absalom. And David said, O LORD, I pray you...

2 Samuel 17:14 And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel...

Job 5:12,13 He disappoints the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise...

Psalm 33:10,11 The LORD brings the counsel of the heathen to nothing: he makes the devices of the people of none effect...

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Isaiah 8:10 Take counsel together, and it shall come to nothing; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us.

Isaiah 44:25 That frustrates the tokens of the liars, and makes diviners mad; that turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Lamentations 3:37,38 Who is he that said, and it comes to pass, when the Lord commands it not...

1 Corinthians 3:19,20 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness...

every one

Mark 13:34 For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work...

Romans 12:11 Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

1 Thessalonians 4:11 And that you study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

Cross References
2 Samuel 17:14
And Absalom and all the men of Israel said, "The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than the counsel of Ahithophel." For the LORD had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the LORD might bring harm upon Absalom.

Nehemiah 4:16
From that day on, half of my servants worked on construction, and half held the spears, shields, bows, and coats of mail. And the leaders stood behind the whole house of Judah,

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