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Nehemiah 6:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Moreover in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters unto Tobiah, and [the letters] of Tobiah came unto them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Moreover in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters unto Tobiah, and [the letters] of Tobiah came unto them.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Also in those days many letters went from the nobles of Judah to Tobiah, and Tobiah’s [letters] came to them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Moreover, in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters to Tobiah, and [the letters] of Tobiah came to them.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Moreover in those days the nobles of Judah sent many letters to Tobijah, and those of Tobijah came to them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Moreover, in those days, were the nobles of Judah busy with their letters which were going unto Tobiah,—and those of Tobiah were coming unto them;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Also, in those days the freemen of Judah are multiplying their letters going unto Tobiah, and those of Tobiah are coming in unto them;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Moreover in those days many letters were sent by the principal men of the Jews to Tobias, and from Tobias there came letters to them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Moreouer, in those dayes the nobles of Iudah sent many letters vnto Tobiah, and [the letters] of Tobiah came vnto them.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And in those days letters came to Tobiah{gr.Tobias} from many nobles of Judah{gr.Juda}, and those of Tobiah{gr.Tobias} came to them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Moreover in those days the nobles of Yehudah sent many letters unto Toviyyah, and [the letters] of Toviyyah came unto them.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Moreover x1571
(1571) Complement
גַּם
gam
{gam}
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
in those x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
the nobles 2715
{2715} Prime
חֹר
chor
{khore}
From H2787; properly white or pure (from the cleansing or shining power of fire (compare H2751); hence (figuratively) noble (in rank).
of Yh יְהוּדָה 3063
{3063} Prime
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
sent 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
many 7235
{7235} Prime
רָבָה
rabah
{raw-baw'}
A primitive root; to increase (in whatever respect).
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
letters 107
{0107} Prime
אִגֶּרֶת
'iggereth
{ig-eh'-reth}
Feminine of H0104; an epistle.
unto 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.
viyy טוֹבִיָּה, 2900
{2900} Prime
טוֹבִיָּה
Towbiyah
{to-bee-yaw'}
From H2896 and H3050; goodness of Jehovah; Tobijah, the name of three Israelites and of one Samaritan.
and [the letters] of viyy טוֹבִיָּה 2900
{2900} Prime
טוֹבִיָּה
Towbiyah
{to-bee-yaw'}
From H2896 and H3050; goodness of Jehovah; Tobijah, the name of three Israelites and of one Samaritan.
came 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
them.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Nehemiah 6:15-19.

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Nehemiah 6:17

Moreover in those days the nobles of Judah sent many (k) letters unto Tobiah, and [the letters] of Tobiah came unto them.

(k) Thus the Church of God always has enemies within itself, which is more dangerous than outward and professed enemies.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the nobles:

Nehemiah 3:5 And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord.
Nehemiah 5:7 Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.
Nehemiah 13:28 And [one] of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, [was] son in law to Sanballat the Horonite: therefore I chased him from me.
Micah 7:1-6 Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grapegleanings of the vintage: [there is] no cluster to eat: my soul desired the firstripe fruit. ... For the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law against her mother in law; a man's enemies [are] the men of his own house.
Matthew 24:10-12 And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. ... And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.

sent many letters unto Tobiah:
Heb. multiplied their letters passing to Tobiah
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Ne 3:5; 5:7; 13:28. Mi 7:1. Mt 24:10.

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