Nehemiah 4:17
Text Analysis
1129 [e]הַבּוֹנִ֧ים
Those who builtArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
2346 [e]בַּחוֹמָ֛ה
on the wallPrep-b, Art | N-fs
5375 [e]וְהַנֹּשְׂאִ֥ים
and those who carriedConj-w, Art | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
5447 [e]בַּסֶּ֖בֶל
burdensPrep-b, Art | N-ms
6006 [e]עֹמְשִׂ֑ים
loaded themselvesV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
259 [e]בְּאַחַ֤ת
so that with onePrep-b | Number-fsc
3027 [e]יָדוֹ֙
handN-fsc | 3ms
6213 [e]עֹשֶׂ֣ה
they workedV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
4399 [e]בַמְּלָאכָ֔ה
at constructionPrep-b, Art | N-fs
259 [e]וְאַחַ֖ת
and oneConj-w | Number-fs
2388 [e]מַחֲזֶ֥קֶת
7973 [e]הַשָּֽׁלַח׃
a weaponArt | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 4:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הַבֹּונִ֧ים בַּחֹומָ֛ה וְהַנֹּשְׂאִ֥ים בַּסֶּ֖בֶל עֹמְשִׂ֑ים בְּאַחַ֤ת יָדֹו֙ עֹשֶׂ֣ה בַמְּלָאכָ֔ה וְאַחַ֖ת מַחֲזֶ֥קֶת הַשָּֽׁלַח׃

נחמיה 4:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הבונים בחומה והנשאים בסבל עמשים באחת ידו עשה במלאכה ואחת מחזקת השלח׃

נחמיה 4:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הבונים בחומה והנשאים בסבל עמשים באחת ידו עשה במלאכה ואחת מחזקת השלח׃

נחמיה 4:17 Hebrew Bible
הבונים בחומה והנשאים בסבל עמשים באחת ידו עשה במלאכה ואחת מחזקת השלח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Those who were rebuilding the wall and those who carried burdens took their load with one hand doing the work and the other holding a weapon.

King James Bible
They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
who were rebuilding the wall. The laborers who carried the loads worked with one hand and held a weapon with the other.
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bare burdens

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every one (That is, he had his arms at hand; and was as fully prepared to fight as to work. The builders could not possibly have made any progress, if they had literally held a weapon in one of their hands; but the expression is evidently figurative, implying that every man was a much a soldier as a builder.)

with one

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