New American Standard Bible
Then I perceived that surely God had not sent him, but he uttered his prophecy against me because Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.
King James Bible
And, lo, I perceived that God had not sent him; but that he pronounced this prophecy against me: for Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.
Darby Bible Translation
And I perceived, and behold, God had not sent him; for he pronounced this prophecy against me; and Tobijah and Sanballat had hired him.
World English Bible
I discerned, and behold, God had not sent him; but he pronounced this prophecy against me. Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.
Young's Literal Translation
And I discern, and lo, God hath not sent him, for in the prophecy he hath spoken unto me both Tobiah and Sanballat hired him,
Nehemiah 6:12 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The existence of a party among the Jews who sided with Sanballat and lent themselves to his schemes, is here for the first time indicated. Compare Nehemiah 6:14, Nehemiah 6:17-19; Nehemiah 13:4-5, Nehemiah 13:28.
LibrarySharon. Caphar Lodim. The Village of those of Lydda.
Between Lydda and the sea, a spacious valley runs out, here and there widely spreading itself, and sprinkled with villages. The holy page of the New Testament [Acts 9:35] calls it Saron: and that of the Old calls the whole, perhaps, or some part of it, 'the plain of Ono,' Nehemiah 6:2, 11:35; 1 Chronicles 8:12... The wine of Sharon is of great fame, with which they mixed two parts water: and remarkable is that they say concerning the houses of Sharon. R. Lazar saith, "He that builds a brick house …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
But I said, "Should a man like me flee? And could one such as I go into the temple to save his life? I will not go in."
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.
Jump to PreviousClear Discern Discerned Hired Perceived Pronounced Prophecy Prophesied Prophet Realized Sanballat Sanbal'lat Surely Tobiah Tobi'ah Tobijah Understood Uttered Whereas Word
Jump to NextClear Discern Discerned Hired Perceived Pronounced Prophecy Prophesied Prophet Realized Sanballat Sanbal'lat Surely Tobiah Tobi'ah Tobijah Understood Uttered Whereas Word
LinksNehemiah 6:12 NIV
Nehemiah 6:12 NLT
Nehemiah 6:12 ESV
Nehemiah 6:12 NASB
Nehemiah 6:12 KJV
Nehemiah 6:12 Bible Apps
Nehemiah 6:12 Biblia Paralela
Nehemiah 6:12 Chinese Bible
Nehemiah 6:12 French Bible
Nehemiah 6:12 German Bible
Nehemiah 6:12 Commentaries