Nehemiah 6:8
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New American Standard Bible
Then I sent a message to him saying, "Such things as you are saying have not been done, but you are inventing them in your own mind."

King James Bible
Then I sent unto him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.

Darby Bible Translation
And I sent to him, saying, There are no such things done as thou sayest, but thou feignest them out of thine own heart.

World English Bible
Then I sent to him, saying, "There are no such things done as you say, but you imagine them out of your own heart."

Young's Literal Translation
And I send unto him, saying, 'It hath not been according to these words that thou art saying, for from thine own heart thou art devising them;'

Nehemiah 6:8 Parallel
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Nehemiah 6:8 Parallel Commentaries

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Sharon. 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

Ezra-Nehemiah
Some of the most complicated problems in Hebrew history as well as in the literary criticism of the Old Testament gather about the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Apart from these books, all that we know of the origin and early history of Judaism is inferential. They are our only historical sources for that period; and if in them we have, as we seem to have, authentic memoirs, fragmentary though they be, written by the two men who, more than any other, gave permanent shape and direction to Judaism, then
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Nehemiah 6:7
"You have also appointed prophets to proclaim in Jerusalem concerning you, 'A king is in Judah!' And now it will be reported to the king according to these reports. So come now, let us take counsel together."

Job 13:4
"But you smear with lies; You are all worthless physicians.

Psalm 52:2
Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

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