Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge has provided a cross-reference resource for Bible students worldwide for generations. This highly respected and nearly exhaustive compilation was developed by R.A. Torrey from references in Thomas Scott's Commentary and the Comprehensive Bible. With nearly 500,000 cross-references it is the most thorough source available.
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:
Heb. despite. turn.
1 Samuel 17:26; Psalms 79:12; Proverbs 3:34; Hosea 12:14
And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.
Psalms 59:5-13; 69:27; 109:14; Jeremiah 18:23; 2 Timothy 4:14
Psalms 51:1,9; Isaiah 43:25; 44:22
before the builders
So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work.
and all the wall
That is, the whole circuit of the wall was completed unto half the intended height.
for the people
The original is very emphatic, wyhee laiv lëâm läâsoth, "for the people had a heart to work." Their heart was engaged in it, and they went about it cheerfully and vigorously.
had a mind
6:15; 1 Chronicles 29:3,14,17,18; 2 Chronicles 29:36; Psalms 110:3; 2 Corinthians 8:16,17; Philippians 2:13; Hebrews 13:21
But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were made up, and that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very wroth,
Judges 10:7-18; 11:12-40; 1 Samuel 11:2; 2 Samuel 10:1-5; 2 Kings 24:2; 2 Chronicles 20:1; Ezekiel 25:3-7; Amos 1:13
13:23,24; 1 Samuel 5:1,2; 2 Chronicles 26:6-8; Jeremiah 25:20; Amos 1:8; 3:9; Zechariah 9:5,6
Ezra 4:4-16; 5:8
were made up
Heb. ascended. then.
Genesis 3:15; Acts 4:17,18; 5:33; Revelation 12:12,13,17
Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.
11; Genesis 32:9-12,28; 2 Kings 19:14-19; Psalms 50:15; 55:16-22; Luke 6:11,12; Acts 4:24-30
set a watch
Matthew 26:41; Luke 21:36; 1 Peter 5:8
And Judah said, The strength of the bearers of burdens is decayed, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall.
Numbers 13:31; 32:9; Psalms 11:1,2; Haggai 1:2
2 Chronicles 2:18; Ezekiel 29:18