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Nehemiah 4:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and [so] builded. And he that sounded the trumpet [was] by me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— As for the builders, each [wore] his sword girded at his side as he built, while the trumpeter [stood] near me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and [so] built. And he that sounded the trumpet [was] by me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the builders had every one his sword girded by his side, and built. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Even they who were building, every man, had his sword girded upon his loins, and so was building,—and, he that sounded the horn, was by my side.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the builders [are] each with his sword, girded on his loins, and building, and he who is blowing with a trumpet [is] beside me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For every one of the builders was girded with a sword about his reins. And they built, and sounded with a trumpet by me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the builders, euery one had his sword girded by his side, and [so] builded: and he that sounded the trumpet [was] by mee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the builders [wrought] each man having his sword girt upon his loins, and so they built: and the trumpeter with his trumpet next to him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and [so] builded. And he that sounded the trumpet [was] by me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For the builders, 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
every one 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
had his sword 2719
{2719} Prime
חֶרֶב
chereb
{kheh'-reb}
From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement.
girded 631
{0631} Prime
אָסַר
'acar
{aw-sar'}
A primitive root; to yoke or hitch; by analogy to fasten in any sense, to join battle.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
by x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
his side, 4975
{4975} Prime
מָתֶן
mothen
{mo'-then}
From an unused root meaning to be slender; properly the waist or small of the back; only in plural the loins.
and [so] builded. 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
And he that sounded 8628
{8628} Prime
תָּקַע
taqa`
{taw-kah'}
A primitive root; to clatter, that is, slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy to drive (a nail or tent pin, a dart, etc.); by implication to become bondsman (by handclasping).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the trumpet 7782
{7782} Prime
שׁוֹפָר
showphar
{sho-far'}
From H8231 in the original sense of incising; a cornet (as giving a clear sound) or curved horn.
[was] by x681
(0681) Complement
אֵצֶל
'etsel
{ay'-tsel}
From H0680 (in the sense of joining); a side; (as a preposition) near.
me. y681
[0681] Standard
אֵצֶל
'etsel
{ay'-tsel}
From H0680 (in the sense of joining); a side; (as a preposition) near.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 4:7-21.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 4:16-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Nehemiah 4:18

Sounded — To call the people together, when, and where it was necessary.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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by his side:
Heb. on his loins

he that sounded:

Numbers 10:9 And if ye go to war in your land against the enemy that oppresseth you, then ye shall blow an alarm with the trumpets; and ye shall be remembered before the LORD your God, and ye shall be saved from your enemies.
2 Chronicles 13:12-17 And, behold, God himself [is] with us for [our] captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to cry alarm against you. O children of Israel, fight ye not against the LORD God of your fathers; for ye shall not prosper. ... And Abijah and his people slew them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.
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