New International Version
Must we hear now that you too are doing all this terrible wickedness and are being unfaithful to our God by marrying foreign women?"
King James Bible
Shall we then hearken unto you to do all this great evil, to transgress against our God in marrying strange wives?
Darby Bible Translation
And should we hearken to you to do all this great evil, to act unfaithfully to our God by marrying foreign wives?
World English Bible
Shall we then listen to you to do all this great evil, to trespass against our God in marrying foreign women?"
Young's Literal Translation
And to you do we hearken to do all this great evil, to trespass against our God, to settle strange women?'
Nehemiah 13:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shall we then hearken unto you - If God spared not Solomon, who was so much beloved of Him, shall we spare you, who by your conduct are bringing down God's judgments upon Israel?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Shall we then.
'In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals. 16. There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, which brought fish, and all manner of ware, and sold on the sabbath unto the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem. 17. Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
Then Shekaniah son of Jehiel, one of the descendants of Elam, said to Ezra, "We have been unfaithful to our God by marrying foreign women from the peoples around us. But in spite of this, there is still hope for Israel.
Moreover, in those days I saw men of Judah who had married women from Ashdod, Ammon and Moab.
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