Nehemiah 2:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וָאוֹמַ֣ר
wā-’ō-w-mar
And I saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
413 [e]אֲלֵהֶ֗ם
’ă-lê-hem,
to themPrep | 3mp
859 [e]אַתֶּ֤ם
’at-tem
YouPro-2mp
7200 [e]רֹאִים֙
rō-’îm
seeV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
7451 [e]הָרָעָה֙
hā-rā-‘āh
the distressArt | Adj-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
thatPro-r
587 [e]אֲנַ֣חְנוּ
’ă-naḥ-nū
we [are]Pro-1cp
  בָ֔הּ
ḇāh,
inPrep | 3fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֤ר
’ă-šer
howPro-r
3389 [e]יְרוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙
yə-rū-šā-lim
JerusalemN-proper-fs
2717 [e]חֲרֵבָ֔ה
ḥă-rê-ḇāh,
[lies] wasteAdj-fs
8179 [e]וּשְׁעָרֶ֖יהָ
ū-šə-‘ā-re-hā
and its gatesConj-w | N-mpc | 3fs
3341 [e]נִצְּת֣וּ
niṣ-ṣə-ṯū
are burnedV-Nifal-Perf-3cp
784 [e]בָאֵ֑שׁ
ḇā-’êš;
with firePrep-b, Art | N-cs
1980 [e]לְכ֗וּ
lə-ḵū,
ComeV-Qal-Imp-mp
1129 [e]וְנִבְנֶה֙
wə-niḇ-neh
and let us buildConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf.h-1cp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
2346 [e]חוֹמַ֣ת
ḥō-w-maṯ
the wallN-fsc
3389 [e]יְרוּשָׁלִַ֔ם
yə-rū-šā-lim,
of JerusalemN-proper-fs
3808 [e]וְלֹא־
wə-lō-
that noConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
1961 [e]נִהְיֶ֥ה
nih-yeh
we may beV-Qal-Imperf-1cp
5750 [e]ע֖וֹד
‘ō-wḏ
longerAdv
2781 [e]חֶרְפָּֽה׃
ḥer-pāh.
a reproachN-fs









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 2:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וָאֹומַ֣ר אֲלֵהֶ֗ם אַתֶּ֤ם רֹאִים֙ הָרָעָה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֲנַ֣חְנוּ בָ֔הּ אֲשֶׁ֤ר יְרוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ חֲרֵבָ֔ה וּשְׁעָרֶ֖יהָ נִצְּת֣וּ בָאֵ֑שׁ לְכ֗וּ וְנִבְנֶה֙ אֶת־חֹומַ֣ת יְרוּשָׁלִַ֔ם וְלֹא־נִהְיֶ֥ה עֹ֖וד חֶרְפָּֽה׃

נחמיה 2:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואומר אלהם אתם ראים הרעה אשר אנחנו בה אשר ירושלם חרבה ושעריה נצתו באש לכו ונבנה את־חומת ירושלם ולא־נהיה עוד חרפה׃

נחמיה 2:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואומר אלהם אתם ראים הרעה אשר אנחנו בה אשר ירושלם חרבה ושעריה נצתו באש לכו ונבנה את־חומת ירושלם ולא־נהיה עוד חרפה׃

נחמיה 2:17 Hebrew Bible
ואומר אלהם אתם ראים הרעה אשר אנחנו בה אשר ירושלם חרבה ושעריה נצתו באש לכו ונבנה את חומת ירושלם ולא נהיה עוד חרפה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then I said to them, "You see the bad situation we are in, that Jerusalem is desolate and its gates burned by fire. Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem so that we will no longer be a reproach."

King James Bible
Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So I said to them, "You see the trouble we are in. Jerusalem lies in ruins and its gates have been burned down. Come, let's rebuild Jerusalem's wall, so that we will no longer be a disgrace."
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