Nehemiah 6:10
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English Standard Version
Now when I went into the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, son of Mehetabel, who was confined to his home, he said, “Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple. Let us close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you. They are coming to kill you by night.”

King James Bible
Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

American Standard Version
And I went unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I went into the house of Samaia the son of Delaia, the son of Metabeel privately. And he said: Let us consult together in the house of God in the midst of the temple: and let us shut the doors of the temple, for they will come to kill thee, and in the night they will come to slay thee.

English Revised Version
And I went unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Afterward I came to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.

Nehemiah 6:10 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

They sent to him four times in the same manner (הזּה כּדּבר, comp. 2 Samuel 15:6), and Nehemiah gave them the same answer.

Nehemiah 6:10 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shemaiah

Nehemiah 6:12 And, see, I perceived that God had not sent him; but that he pronounced this prophecy against me...

Ezra 8:16 Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan...

Ezra 10:31 And of the sons of Harim; Eliezer, Ishijah, Malchiah, Shemaiah, Shimeon,

Proverbs 11:9 An hypocrite with his mouth destroys his neighbor: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

shut up

2 Kings 9:8 For the whole house of Ahab shall perish: and I will cut off from Ahab him that urinates against the wall...

Jeremiah 36:5 And Jeremiah commanded Baruch, saying, I am shut up; I cannot go into the house of the LORD:

Ezekiel 3:24 Then the spirit entered into me, and set me on my feet, and spoke with me, and said to me, Go, shut yourself within your house.

Let us meet

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Psalm 37:12 The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes on him with his teeth.

Psalm 120:2,3 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue...

the house

1 Kings 6:5 And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walls of the house round about...

2 Kings 11:3 And he was with her hid in the house of the LORD six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.

let us shut

2 Chronicles 28:24 And Ahaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God, and cut in pieces the vessels of the house of God...

2 Chronicles 29:3,7 He in the first year of his reign, in the first month, opened the doors of the house of the LORD, and repaired them...

Malachi 1:10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? neither do you kindle fire on my altar for nothing...

Acts 21:30 And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out of the temple...

in the night

Job 24:13-17 They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof...

John 3:20 For every one that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

Cross References
Genesis 36:39
Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his place, the name of his city being Pau; his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, daughter of Mezahab.

Jeremiah 36:5
And Jeremiah ordered Baruch, saying, "I am banned from going to the house of the LORD,

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