Nehemiah 6:13
4616 [e]   13
lə·ma·‘an   13
לְמַ֤עַן   13
For this reason   13
Prep   13
  
 

 
 
 7936 [e]
śā·ḵūr
שָׂכוּר֙
[was] hired
V‑Qal‑QalPassPrtcpl‑ms
1931 [e]
hū,
ה֔וּא
he
Pro‑3ms
4616 [e]
lə·ma·‘an-
לְמַֽעַן־
that
Conj
  
 

 
 
 3372 [e]
’î·rā
אִירָ֥א
I should be afraid
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑1cs
6213 [e]
wə·’e·‘ĕ·śeh-
וְאֶֽעֱשֶׂה־
and act
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjImperf‑1cs
  
 

 
 
 3651 [e]
kên
כֵּ֖ן
that way
Adv
  
 

 
 
 2398 [e]
wə·ḥā·ṭā·ṯî;
וְחָטָ֑אתִי
and sin
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑1cs
1961 [e]
wə·hā·yāh
וְהָיָ֤ה
so [that] might have [cause]
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑3ms
1992 [e]
lā·hem
לָהֶם֙
they
Prep‑l | Pro‑3mp
  
 

 
 
 8034 [e]
lə·šêm
לְשֵׁ֣ם
for an report
Prep‑l | N‑ms
7451 [e]
rā‘,
רָ֔ע
evil
Adj‑ms
4616 [e]
lə·ma·‘an
לְמַ֖עַן
that
Conj
  
 
.
 
 
 2778 [e]
yə·ḥā·rə·p̄ū·nî.
יְחָֽרְפֽוּנִי׃
they might reproach me
V‑Piel‑Imperf‑3mp | 1cs
 

פ
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Punc








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
He was hired, so that I would be intimidated, do as he suggested, sin, and get a bad reputation, in order that they could discredit me.

New American Standard Bible
He was hired for this reason, that I might become frightened and act accordingly and sin, so that they might have an evil report in order that they could reproach me.

King James Bible
Therefore [was] he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and [that] they might have [matter] for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
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International Standard Version
He had been hired to make me afraid so I would sin by doing what he suggested. Then they could create a slanderous report to use against me.

American Standard Version
For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

Young's Literal Translation
so that he is an hireling, that I may fear and do so, and I had sinned, and it had been to them for an evil name that they may reproach me.
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