Nehemiah 6:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
When 
 
3512c: according as, as, whenfrom a preposition prefix and asher
allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
our enemies 
 
340: to be hostile toa prim. root
heardשָֽׁמְעוּ֙
(sha·me·'u)
8085: to heara prim. root
[of it], and allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the nationsהַגֹּויִם֙
(hag·go·v·yim)
1471: nation, peoplefrom the same as gav
surroundingסְבִֽיבֹתֵ֔ינוּ
(se·vi·vo·tei·nu,)
5439: circuit, round aboutfrom sabab
us sawוַיִּֽרְא֗וּ
(vai·yir·'u)
7200: to seea prim. root
[it], they lostוַיִּפְּל֥וּ
(vai·yip·pe·lu)
5307: to fall, liea prim. root
their confidence;בְּעֵינֵיהֶ֑ם
(be·'ei·nei·hem;)
5869: an eyeof uncertain derivation
for they recognizedוַיֵּ֣דְע֔וּ
(vai·ye·de·'u,)
3045: to knowa prim. root
that this 
 
384: "with me is God," an Isr. nameperhaps from eth and el
workהַמְּלָאכָ֥ה
(ham·me·la·chah)
4399: occupation, workfrom the same as malak
had been accomplishedנֶעֶשְׂתָ֖ה
(ne·'es·tah)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
with the help 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
of our God.אֱלֹהֵ֔ינוּ
(e·lo·hei·nu,)
430: God, godpl. of eloah









KJV Lexicon
And it came to pass that when all our enemies
'oyeb  (o-yabe')
hating; an adversary -- enemy, foe.
heard
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
thereof and all the heathen
gowy  (go'-ee)
a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
that were about us
cabiyb  (saw-beeb')
(as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around -- (place, round) about, circuit, compass, on every side.
saw
ra'ah  (raw-aw')
to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative)surely, think, view, visions.
these things they were much
m`od  (meh-ode')
vehemence, i.e. (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc.
cast down
naphal  (naw-fal')
to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative)
in their own eyes
`ayin  (ah'-yin)
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
for they perceived
yada`  (yaw-dah')
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
that this work
mla'kah  (mel-aw-kaw')
deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor)
was wrought
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
of our God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When all our enemies heard of it, and all the nations surrounding us saw it, they lost their confidence; for they recognized that this work had been accomplished with the help of our God.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard thereof, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought of our God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When all our enemies heard this, all the surrounding nations were intimidated and lost their confidence, for they realized that this task had been accomplished by our God.

International Standard Version
When all of our enemies—including the surrounding nations—heard this, they became very discouraged, since they saw that the work had been done by our God.

NET Bible
When all our enemies heard and all the nations who were around us saw this, they were greatly disheartened. They knew that this work had been accomplished with the help of our God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence. They realized we had done this work with the help of our God.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard of it, and all the nations that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was done by our God.
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