Nehemiah 4:9
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English Standard Version
And we prayed to our God and set a guard as a protection against them day and night.

King James Bible
Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

American Standard Version
But we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And we prayed to our God, and set watchmen upon the wall day and night against them.

English Revised Version
But we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless we made our prayer to our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

(Nehemiah 3:35)

Tobiah the Ammonite, standing near Sanballat, and joining in in his raillery, adds: "Even that which they build, if a fox go up he will break their stone wall;" i.e., even if they build up walls, the light footsteps of the stealthy fox will suffice to tread them down, and to make breaches in their work.

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Nevertheless

Nehemiah 4:11 And our adversaries said, They shall not know, neither see, till we come in the middle among them, and slay them...

Genesis 32:9-12,28 And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the LORD which said to me, Return to your country...

2 Kings 19:14-19 And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the LORD...

Psalm 50:15 And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

Psalm 55:16-22 As for me, I will call on God; and the LORD shall save me...

Luke 6:11,12 And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another what they might do to Jesus...

Acts 4:24-30 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, you are God, which have made heaven...

set a watch

Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, that you enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Luke 21:36 Watch you therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass...

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:

Cross References
Nehemiah 4:10
In Judah it was said, "The strength of those who bear the burdens is failing. There is too much rubble. By ourselves we will not be able to rebuild the wall."

Nehemiah 4:11
And our enemies said, "They will not know or see till we come among them and kill them and stop the work."

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