Nehemiah 4:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
8085 [e]שְׁמַ֤ע
šə-ma‘
HearV-Qal-Imp-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵ֙ינוּ֙
’ĕ-lō-hê-nū
our GodN-mpc | 1cp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
1961 [e]הָיִ֣ינוּ
hā-yî-nū
we areV-Qal-Perf-1cp
939 [e]בוּזָ֔ה
ḇū-zāh,
despisedN-fs
7725 [e]וְהָשֵׁ֥ב
wə-hā-šêḇ
and turnConj-w | V-Hifil-Imp-ms
2781 [e]חֶרְפָּתָ֖ם
ḥer-pā-ṯām
their reproachN-fsc | 3mp
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
onPrep
7218 [e]רֹאשָׁ֑ם
rō-šām;
their own headsN-msc | 3mp
5414 [e]וּתְנֵ֥ם
ū-ṯə-nêm
and give themConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms | 3mp
961 [e]לְבִזָּ֖ה
lə-ḇiz-zāh
as plunderPrep-l | N-fs
776 [e]בְּאֶ֥רֶץ
bə-’e-reṣ
to a landPrep-b | N-fsc
7633 [e]שִׁבְיָֽה׃
šiḇ-yāh.
of captivityN-fs









Hebrew Texts
נחמיה 4:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שְׁמַ֤ע אֱלֹהֵ֙ינוּ֙ כִּֽי־הָיִ֣ינוּ בוּזָ֔ה וְהָשֵׁ֥ב חֶרְפָּתָ֖ם אֶל־רֹאשָׁ֑ם וּתְנֵ֥ם לְבִזָּ֖ה בְּאֶ֥רֶץ שִׁבְיָֽה׃

נחמיה 4:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שמע אלהינו כי־היינו בוזה והשב חרפתם אל־ראשם ותנם לבזה בארץ שביה׃

נחמיה 4:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שמע אלהינו כי־היינו בוזה והשב חרפתם אל־ראשם ותנם לבזה בארץ שביה׃

נחמיה 4:4 Hebrew Bible
שמע אלהינו כי היינו בוזה והשב חרפתם אל ראשם ותנם לבזה בארץ שביה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Hear, O our God, how we are despised! Return their reproach on their own heads and give them up for plunder in a land of captivity.

King James Bible
Hear, O our God; for we are despised: and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of captivity:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen, our God, for we are despised. Make their insults return on their own heads and let them be taken as plunder to a land of captivity.
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