Nehemiah 12:43
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New International Version
And on that day they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The sound of rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard far away.

King James Bible
Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

Darby Bible Translation
And that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy; and also the women and the children rejoiced. And the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

World English Bible
They offered great sacrifices that day, and rejoiced; for God had made them rejoice with great joy; and the women also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.

Young's Literal Translation
and they sacrifice on that day great sacrifices and rejoice, for God hath made them rejoice with great joy, and also, the women and the children have rejoiced, and the joy of Jerusalem is heard -- unto a distance.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The broad wall - What part this was, we know not: it might have been a place designed for a public promenade, or a parade for assembling the troops or guard of the temple.

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offered.

Numbers 10:10 Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months...

Deuteronomy 12:11,12 Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there...

1 Chronicles 29:21,22 And they sacrificed sacrifices to the LORD, and offered burnt offerings to the LORD, on the morrow after that day...

2 Chronicles 7:5-7,10 And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep...

2 Chronicles 29:35,36 And also the burnt offerings were in abundance, with the fat of the peace offerings, and the drink offerings for every burnt offering...

Psalm 27:6 And now shall my head be lifted up above my enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy...

God.

2 Chronicles 20:27 Then they returned, every man of Judah and Jerusalem, and Jehoshaphat in the forefront of them, to go again to Jerusalem with joy...

Job 34:29 When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides his face, who then can behold him?...

Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices...

Psalm 30:11,12 You have turned for me my mourning into dancing: you have put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness...

Psalm 92:4 For you, LORD, have made me glad through your work: I will triumph in the works of your hands.

Isaiah 61:3 To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning...

Isaiah 66:10-14 Rejoice you with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her...

Jeremiah 33:11 The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say...

John 16:22 And you now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man takes from you.

the wives also.

Exodus 15:20,21 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand...

2 Chronicles 20:13 And all Judah stood before the LORD, with their little ones, their wives, and their children.

Psalm 148:11-13 Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth...

Jeremiah 31:13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy...

Matthew 21:9,15 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David...

Ephesians 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

James 5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

the joy.

1 Samuel 4:5 And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.

Ezra 3:13 So that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people...

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The Joy of the Lord, the Strength of his People
LAST Sabbath day in the morning I spoke of the birth of our Saviour as being full of joy to the people of God, and, indeed, to all nations. We then looked at the joy from a distance; we will now in contemplation draw nearer to it, and perhaps as we consider it, and remark the multiplied reasons for its existence, some of those reasons may operate upon our own hearts, and we may go out of this house of prayer ourselves partakers of the exceeding great joy. We shall count it to have been a successful
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Cross References
2 Chronicles 20:27
Then, led by Jehoshaphat, all the men of Judah and Jerusalem returned joyfully to Jerusalem, for the LORD had given them cause to rejoice over their enemies.

Nehemiah 12:42
and also Maaseiah, Shemaiah, Eleazar, Uzzi, Jehohanan, Malkijah, Elam and Ezer. The choirs sang under the direction of Jezrahiah.

Psalm 9:2
I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.

Psalm 92:4
For you make me glad by your deeds, LORD; I sing for joy at what your hands have done.

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