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Nehemiah 1

Overview

Nehemiah 1:1, Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem, mourns, fasts, and prays; Nehemiah 1:5, His prayer.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 2:1 - the twentieth Nehemiah 10:1 - son of Hachaliah Esther 1:2 - Shushan Esther 8:14 - Shushan Daniel 8:2 - Shushan Zechariah 7:1 - Chisleu

Verse 2

Hanani: Nehemiah 7:2

I asked: Psalms 122:6-9, Psalms 137:5, Psalms 137:6

that had escaped: Ezra 9:8, Ezra 9:9, Ezra 9:14, Jeremiah 44:14, Ezekiel 6:9, Ezekiel 7:16, Ezekiel 24:26, Ezekiel 24:27

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 9:19 - For I Isaiah 30:17 - till ye Jeremiah 51:50 - remember

Verse 3

the province: Nehemiah 7:6, Nehemiah 11:3, Ezra 2:1, Ezra 5:8, Esther 1:1

in great: Nehemiah 9:36, Nehemiah 9:37, Psalms 44:11-14, Psalms 137:1-3, Isaiah 32:9-14, Lamentations 1:7, Lamentations 3:61, Lamentations 5:1

reproach: 1 Kings 9:7, Psalms 79:4, Isaiah 43:28, Jeremiah 24:9, Jeremiah 29:18, Jeremiah 42:18, Jeremiah 44:8-12

the wall: Nehemiah 2:17, 2 Kings 25:10, Isaiah 5:5, Isaiah 64:10, Isaiah 64:11, Jeremiah 5:10, Jeremiah 39:8, Jeremiah 52:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:27 - General 1 Samuel 4:13 - his heart Ezra 4:12 - set up Nehemiah 2:3 - the city Nehemiah 2:13 - the walls Job 19:5 - plead Psalms 74:3 - the perpetual Psalms 102:14 - General Isaiah 30:17 - till ye Isaiah 44:26 - and I will Lamentations 2:9 - gates Hebrews 13:3 - which suffer

Verse 4

I sat down: 1 Samuel 4:17-22, Ezra 10:1, Psalms 69:9, Psalms 69:10, Psalms 102:13, Psalms 102:14, Psalms 137:1, Daniel 9:3, Zephaniah 3:18, Romans 12:15

the God: Nehemiah 2:4, Ezra 5:11, Ezra 5:12, Daniel 2:18, Jonah 1:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 4:13 - his heart 2 Kings 22:19 - wept Ezra 9:3 - sat Job 2:13 - they sat Isaiah 38:3 - wept Daniel 10:2 - I Daniel Matthew 6:16 - when Hebrews 13:3 - which suffer Revelation 16:11 - the God

Verse 5

the great: Nehemiah 4:14, Deuteronomy 7:21, 1 Chronicles 17:21, Psalms 47:2, Daniel 9:4-19

keepeth: Exodus 20:6, Deuteronomy 7:9, 1 Kings 8:23, Hebrews 6:13-18

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:7 - Keeping Deuteronomy 4:31 - the Lord Deuteronomy 10:17 - a great Deuteronomy 12:28 - General 1 Kings 8:30 - when they shall 2 Chronicles 6:14 - keepest covenant Nehemiah 9:32 - our God Psalms 68:35 - terrible Psalms 89:2 - Mercy Psalms 99:3 - thy great Psalms 105:8 - He hath remembered Psalms 111:5 - he will Jeremiah 32:18 - the Great Ezekiel 16:60 - I will remember Romans 8:28 - them James 1:12 - them

Verse 6

thine ear: 1 Kings 8:28, 1 Kings 8:29, 2 Chronicles 6:40, Psalms 34:15, Psalms 130:2, Daniel 9:17, Daniel 9:18

day and night: 1 Samuel 15:11, Psalms 55:17, Psalms 88:1, Luke 2:37, Luke 18:7, 1 Timothy 5:5, 2 Timothy 1:3

confess: Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:7, Ezra 10:11, Psalms 32:5, Isaiah 64:6, Isaiah 64:7, Lamentations 3:39-42, Daniel 9:4, Daniel 9:20, 1 John 1:9

both I: 2 Chronicles 28:10, 2 Chronicles 29:6, Psalms 106:6, Isaiah 6:5, Lamentations 5:7, Ephesians 2:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 16:21 - confess over 1 Kings 8:30 - when they shall 1 Kings 8:47 - saying 2 Chronicles 6:20 - thine eyes 2 Chronicles 6:37 - We have sinned 2 Chronicles 7:15 - mine eyes Nehemiah 1:11 - Let now Nehemiah 9:2 - confessed Psalms 17:1 - attend Psalms 102:17 - He will Lamentations 1:18 - for I Daniel 9:5 - have sinned Zechariah 12:4 - I will open

Verse 7

dealt: Nehemiah 9:29-35, Psalms 106:6, Daniel 9:5, Daniel 9:6

corruptly: 2 Chronicles 27:2, Hosea 9:9, Zephaniah 3:7, Revelation 19:2

the commandments: Leviticus 27:34, Deuteronomy 4:1, Deuteronomy 5:1, Deuteronomy 6:1, Deuteronomy 28:15, 1 Kings 2:3, Psalms 19:8, Psalms 19:9, Psalms 119:5-8

which thou: Deuteronomy 4:5, 2 Chronicles 25:4, Ezra 7:6, Daniel 9:11, Daniel 9:13, Malachi 4:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 16:21 - confess over Amos 2:4 - because

Verse 8

Remember: Psalms 119:49, Luke 1:72

If ye transgress: Leviticus 26:33-46, Deuteronomy 4:25-27, Deuteronomy 28:64, Deuteronomy 32:26-28, 1 Kings 9:6, 1 Kings 9:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:27 - General 1 Kings 8:33 - turn again 2 Chronicles 6:24 - shall return Nehemiah 9:14 - Moses Esther 3:8 - scattered abroad Job 7:7 - remember Isaiah 14:1 - the Lord Isaiah 24:1 - scattereth Jeremiah 9:16 - scatter Lamentations 5:1 - Remember Ezekiel 5:10 - the whole Ezekiel 14:6 - Repent Ezekiel 20:43 - shall ye Ezekiel 22:15 - scatter Ezekiel 39:28 - and have Hosea 2:15 - I will Hosea 5:15 - till Malachi 3:7 - Return unto me

Verse 9

if ye turn: Leviticus 26:39-42, Deuteronomy 4:29-31, Deuteronomy 30:2-5, Jeremiah 29:11-14

yet will I: 1 Chronicles 16:35, Psalms 106:47, Psalms 147:2, Isaiah 11:12, Isaiah 56:8, Jeremiah 12:15, Jeremiah 31:10, Jeremiah 32:37, Jeremiah 50:19, Jeremiah 50:20, Matthew 24:31

will bring: Jeremiah 3:14, Ezekiel 36:24

the place: Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:21, 1 Kings 9:3, Ezra 6:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - in all places Deuteronomy 4:27 - General Deuteronomy 30:4 - unto Deuteronomy 30:10 - turn unto 1 Kings 8:16 - my name 1 Kings 8:29 - My name 1 Kings 8:33 - turn again 1 Kings 8:48 - And so return 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house 2 Chronicles 6:24 - shall return Isaiah 14:1 - the Lord Isaiah 27:12 - ye shall be Jeremiah 36:3 - they may Ezekiel 14:6 - Repent Hosea 2:15 - I will Hosea 5:15 - till Zechariah 10:9 - remember Malachi 3:7 - Return unto me

Verse 10

Now these: Exodus 32:11, Deuteronomy 9:29, Isaiah 63:16-19, Isaiah 64:9, Daniel 9:15-27

whom: Exodus 15:13, Deuteronomy 15:15, Psalms 74:2

thy strong: Exodus 6:1, Exodus 13:9, Psalms 136:12, Daniel 9:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 6:6 - redeem Deuteronomy 9:26 - which thou hast brought forth 2 Samuel 7:23 - thy people 1 Kings 8:51 - thy people Ezra 7:6 - according to Hosea 7:13 - though

Verse 11

Let now: Nehemiah 1:6, Psalms 86:6, Psalms 130:2

who desire: Proverbs 1:29, Isaiah 26:8, Isaiah 26:9, Hebrews 13:18

grant: Nehemiah 2:8, Genesis 32:11, Genesis 32:28, Genesis 43:14, Ezra 1:1, Ezra 7:6, Ezra 7:27, Ezra 7:28, Proverbs 21:1

For I was: The office of cup-bearer was one of great trust, honour, and emolument, in the Persian court. To be in such a place of trust he must have been in the king's confidence; for no eastern potentate would have a cup-bearer to whom he could not trust his life, poison being often administered in that way. It was an office much desired, because it gave access to the king in those seasons of hilarity when men are most disposed to grant favours. Nehemiah 2:1, Genesis 40:2, Genesis 40:9-13, Genesis 40:21, Genesis 40:23, Genesis 41:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:12 - I pray Genesis 24:42 - prosper Genesis 30:27 - favour Genesis 33:4 - embraced Genesis 40:1 - the butler Genesis 40:11 - hand Exodus 2:6 - she had compassion Exodus 3:21 - General 1 Kings 8:50 - and give them 2 Chronicles 9:4 - cupbearers 2 Chronicles 18:31 - God moved them Ezra 6:6 - be ye far Ezra 9:8 - grace hath Nehemiah 2:4 - So I prayed Nehemiah 2:6 - So it pleased Esther 5:2 - she Psalms 102:17 - He will Proverbs 3:6 - In Proverbs 16:1 - preparations Proverbs 29:26 - ruler's favour Jeremiah 40:5 - or go Jeremiah 42:12 - General Daniel 1:9 - General 1 Timothy 2:2 - kings

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Nehemiah 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/nehemiah-1.html.