Nehemiah 5:19
New International Version
Remember me with favor, my God, for all I have done for these people.

New Living Translation
Remember, O my God, all that I have done for these people, and bless me for it.

English Standard Version
Remember for my good, O my God, all that I have done for this people.

Berean Study Bible
Remember me favorably, O my God, for all that I have done for this people.

New American Standard Bible
Remember me, O my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

King James Bible
Think upon me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

Christian Standard Bible
Remember me favorably, my God, for all that I have done for this people.

Contemporary English Version
I pray that God will bless me for everything I have done for my people.

Good News Translation
I pray you, O God, remember to my credit everything that I have done for this people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Remember me favorably, my God, for all that I have done for this people.

International Standard Version
"Remember me with favor, my God, for everything I've done for this people."

NET Bible
Please remember me for good, O my God, for all that I have done for this people.

New Heart English Bible
Remember to me, my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Remember me, my God. Consider everything that I have done for these people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Remember unto me, O my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

New American Standard 1977
Remember me, O my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Remember me, my God, for good and all that I have done for this people.

King James 2000 Bible
Think upon me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

American King James Version
Think on me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

American Standard Version
Remember unto me, O my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Remember me, O God, for good, in all that I have done to this people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Remember me, O my God, for good according to all that I have done for this people.

Darby Bible Translation
Remember for me, my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

English Revised Version
Remember unto me, O my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

Webster's Bible Translation
Think upon me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

World English Bible
Remember to me, my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

Young's Literal Translation
Remember for me, O my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.
Study Bible
Nehemiah's Generosity
18Each day, one ox, six choice sheep, and some fowl were prepared for me, and once every ten days an abundance of all kinds of wine was provided. But I did not demand the food allotted to the governor, because the burden on the people was so heavy. 19Remember me favorably, O my God, for all that I have done for this people.
Cross References
2 Kings 20:3
"Please, O LORD, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and with wholehearted devotion; I have done what is good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Nehemiah 13:14
Remember me for this, O my God, and do not blot out my deeds of loving devotion for the house of my God and for its services.

Nehemiah 13:22
Then I instructed the Levites to purify themselves and guard the gates in order to keep the Sabbath day holy. Remember me for this as well, O my God, and show me mercy according to Your abundant loving devotion.

Treasury of Scripture

Think on me, my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.

Think

Nehemiah 13:14,22,31
Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for the offices thereof…

Genesis 40:14
But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:

Psalm 25:6,7
Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old…

according to

Psalm 18:23-25
I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity…

Matthew 10:42
And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

Matthew 25:34-40
Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: …







Lexicon
Remember
זָכְרָה־ (zā·ḵə·rāh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

me
לִּ֥י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

favorably,
לְטוֹבָ֑ה (lə·ṭō·w·ḇāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

O my God,
אֱלֹהַ֖י (’ĕ·lō·hay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

for all
כֹּ֥ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

that
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I have done
עָשִׂ֖יתִי (‘ā·śî·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

for
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

this
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2088: This, that

people.
הָעָ֥ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock
(19) Think upon me, my God.--Inserting the present prayer far from this people, Nehemiah humbly asks his recompense not from them, but from God. Nothing was more distant from his thoughts than the fame of his good deeds.

Verse 19. - Think upon me, my God. Compare Nehemiah 13:14, 22, 31. This is no "prayer for posthumous fame" (Stanley, 'Lectures on the Jewish Church,' Third Series, p. 135), but simply an appeal to God, beseeching him to bear in mind the petitioner's good deeds, and reward them at his own good time and in his own way. As Butler observes ('Analogy,' Part I. ch. 3.), the sense of good and ill desert is inseparably connected with an expectation of reward or punishment, and so with the notion of a future life, since neither are the righteous adequately rewarded nor the wicked adequately punished in this life.



5:14-19 Those who truly fear God, will not dare to do any thing cruel or unjust. Let all who are in public places remember that they are so placed to do good, not to enrich themselves. Nehemiah mentions it to God in prayer, not as if he had merited any favour from God, but to show that he depended upon God only, to make up to him what he had lost and laid out for his honour. Nehemiah evidently spake and acted as one that knew himself to be a sinner. He did not mean to claim a reward as of debt, but in the manner that the Lord rewards a cup of cold water given to a disciple for his sake. The fear and love of God in the heart, and true love of the brethren, will lead to every good work. These are proper evidences of justifying faith; and our reconciled God will look upon persons of this character for good, according to all they have done for his people.
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