Nehemiah chapter 1

1:1-4.

Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem, mourns, fasts, and prays.

1:5-11.

His prayer.

Nehemiah chapter 2

2:1-8.

Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.

2:9-11.

Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, comes to Jerusalem.

2:12-16.

He views secretly the ruins of the walls.

2:17-20.

He incites the Jews to build.

Nehemiah chapter 3

3:1-32.

The names and order of them that built the wall.

Nehemiah chapter 4

4:1-6.

While the enemies scoff, Nehemiah prays and continues the work.

4:7-12.

Understanding the wrath and secrets of the enemy, he sets a watch.

4:13-18.

He arms the labourers;

4:19-23.

and gives military precepts.

Nehemiah chapter 5

5:1-5.

The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage.

5:6-13.

Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution.

5:14-19.

He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality.

Nehemiah chapter 6

6:1-14.

Sanballat practises by craft, by rumours, and by hired prophecies, to terrify Nehemiah.

6:15-16.

The work is finished, to the terror of the enemies.

6:17-19.

Secret intelligence passes between the enemies and the nobles of Judah.

Nehemiah chapter 7

7:1-4.

Nehemiah commits the charge of Jerusalem to Hanani and Hananiah.

7:5-8.

A register of the genealogy of them which came at the first out of Babylon;

7:9-38.

of the people;

7:39-42.

of the priests;

7:43-45.

of the Levites;

7:46-56.

of the Nethinims;

7:57-62.

of Solomon's servants;

7:63-65.

and of the priests which could not find their pedigree;

7:66-69.

The whole number of them, with their substance.

7:70-73.

Their oblations.

Nehemiah chapter 8

8:1-8.

The religious manner of reading and hearing the law.

8:9-12.

They comfort the people.

8:13-15.

The forwardness of them to hear and be instructed.

8:16-18.

They keep the feast of tabernacles.

Nehemiah chapter 9

9:1-3.

A solemn fast, and repentance of the people.

9:4-38.

The Levites make a religious confession of God's goodness, and their wickedness.

Nehemiah chapter 10

10:1-28.

The names of them that sealed the covenant.

10:29-39.

The points of the covenant.

Nehemiah chapter 11

11:1-2.

The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man chosen by lot, dwell at Jerusalem.

11:3-19.

A catalogue of their names.

11:20-36.

The residue dwell in other cities.

Nehemiah chapter 12

12:1-9.

The priests and the Levites which came up with Zerubbabel.

12:10-21.

The succession of high priests.

12:22-26.

Certain chief Levites.

12:27-43.

The solemnity of the dedication of the walls.

12:44-47.

The offices of priests and Levites appointed in the temple.

Nehemiah chapter 13

13:1-3.

Upon the reading of the law, separation is made from the mixed multitude.

13:4-9.

Nehemiah, at his return, causes the chambers to be cleansed.

13:10-14.

He reforms the offices in the house of God;

13:15-22.

the violation of the sabbath;

13:23-31.

and the marriages with the strange wives.