Righteous Anger
Nehemiah 5:1-19
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an unrighteous situation fueled a righteously angry reaction
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Nehemiah
Nehemiah 5:1-19
OT
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esv
Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.
Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.
For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many;
For there were those who said, "With our sons and our daughters, we are many.
therefore let us get grain
So let us get grain,
that we may eat and live."
that we may eat and keep alive."
actionpurpose
ground
There were others who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards and our houses
There were also those who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards, and our houses
that we might get grain because of the famine."
to get grain because of the famine."
Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money
And there were those who said, "We have borrowed money
for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.
for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.
actionmanner
"Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our children like their children.
Now our flesh is as the flesh of our brothers, our children are as their children.
Yet behold, we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters are forced into bondage already,
Yet we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters have already been enslaved,
and we are helpless
but it is not in our power to help it,
concessive
because our fields and vineyards belong to others."
for other men have our fields and our vineyards."
series
Then I was very angry when I had heard their outcry and these words.
I was very angry when I heard their outcry and these words.
I consulted with myself
I took counsel with myself,
and contended with the nobles and the rulers
and I brought charges against the nobles and the officials.
actionresult
and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!"
I said to them, "You are exacting interest, each from his brother."
ideaexplanation
Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.
And I held a great assembly against them
I said to them, "We according to our ability have redeemed our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations;
and said to them, "We, as far as we are able, have bought back our Jewish brothers who have been sold to the nations,
now would you even sell your brothers
but you even sell your brothers
that they may be sold to us?"
that they may be sold to us!"
Then they were silent and could not find a word to say.
They were silent and could not find a word to say.
situationresponse
Again I said, "The thing which you are doing is not good;
So I said, "The thing that you are doing is not good.
should you not walk in the fear of our God
Ought you not to walk in the fear of our God
because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?
to prevent the taunts of the nations our enemies?
"And likewise I, my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain.
Moreover, I and my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain.
Please, let us leave off this usury.
Let us abandon this exacting of interest.
"Please, give back to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves and their houses, also the hundredth part of the money and of the grain, the new wine and the oil that you are exacting from them."
Return to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive orchards, and their houses, and the percentage of money, grain, wine, and oil that you have been exacting from them."
Then they said, "We will give it back and will require nothing from them; we will do exactly as you say."
Then they said, "We will restore these and require nothing from them. We will do as you say."
So I called the priests and took an oath from them that they would do according to this promise.
And I called the priests and made them swear to do as they had promised.
I also shook out the front of my garment and said, "Thus may God shake out every man from his house and from his possessions who does not fulfill this promise;
I also shook out the fold of my garment and said, "So may God shake out every man from his house and from his labor who does not keep this promise.
even thus may he be shaken out and emptied."
So may he be shaken out and emptied."
comparison
And all the assembly said, "Amen!" And they praised the LORD.
And all the assembly said "Amen" and praised the LORD.
Then the people did according to this promise.
And the people did as they had promised.
Moreover, from the day that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah,
Moreover, from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah,
from the twentieth year to the thirty-second year of King Artaxerxes, for twelve years,
from the twentieth year to the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes the king, twelve years,
neither I nor my kinsmen have eaten the governor's food allowance.
neither I nor my brothers ate the food allowance of the governor.
temporal
But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver;
The former governors who were before me laid heavy burdens on the people and took from them for their daily ration forty shekels of silver.
even their servants domineered the people.
Even their servants lorded it over the people.
But I did not do so
But I did not do so,
because of the fear of God.
because of the fear of God.
I also applied myself to the work on this wall;
I also persevered in the work on this wall,
we did not buy any land,
and we acquired no land,
and all my servants were gathered there for the work.
and all my servants were gathered there for the work.
Moreover, there were at my table one hundred and fifty Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.
Moreover, there were at my table 150 men, Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us.
Now that which was prepared for each day was one ox and six choice sheep, also birds were prepared for me; and once in ten days all sorts of wine were furnished in abundance.
Now what was prepared at my expense for each day was one ox and six choice sheep and birds, and every ten days all kinds of wine in abundance.
Yet for all this I did not demand the governor's food allowance,
Yet for all this I did not demand the food allowance of the governor,
because the servitude was heavy on this people.
because the service was too heavy on this people.
bilateral
Remember me, O my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people.
Remember for my good, O my God, all that I have done for this people.
inference
discourse
10000000010905 10905 Arc 2009-08-06 13:15:10 2009-09-02 10:09:48 editing Nehemiah 5 1 5 19 Nehemiah 5:1-19 16 OT nasb esv i262471 i262472 i262473 i262423 Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers. i262474 i262475 i262424 For there were those who said, "We, our sons and our daughters are many; For there were those who said, "With our sons and our daughters, we are many. i262476 i262425 therefore let us get grain So let us get grain, i262426 that we may eat and live." that we may eat and keep alive." actionpurpose 2 ground 1 i262477 i262427 There were others who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards and our houses There were also those who said, "We are mortgaging our fields, our vineyards, and our houses i262428 that we might get grain because of the famine." to get grain because of the famine." actionpurpose 2 i262478 i262479 i262429 Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money And there were those who said, "We have borrowed money i262430 for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards. for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards. actionmanner 1 i262480 i262431 "Now our flesh is like the flesh of our brothers, our children like their children. Now our flesh is as the flesh of our brothers, our children are as their children. i262481 i262482 i262432 Yet behold, we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters are forced into bondage already, Yet we are forcing our sons and our daughters to be slaves, and some of our daughters have already been enslaved, i262433 and we are helpless but it is not in our power to help it, concessive 2 1 i262434 because our fields and vineyards belong to others." for other men have our fields and our vineyards." ground 1 concessive 2 1 series ground 1 i262435 Then I was very angry when I had heard their outcry and these words. I was very angry when I heard their outcry and these words. i262483 i262484 i262485 i262486 i262436 I consulted with myself I took counsel with myself, i262437 and contended with the nobles and the rulers and I brought charges against the nobles and the officials. actionresult 2 i262438 and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" I said to them, "You are exacting interest, each from his brother." ideaexplanation 1 i262487 i262439 Therefore, I held a great assembly against them. And I held a great assembly against them i262488 i262489 i262490 i262440 I said to them, "We according to our ability have redeemed our Jewish brothers who were sold to the nations; and said to them, "We, as far as we are able, have bought back our Jewish brothers who have been sold to the nations, i262491 i262441 now would you even sell your brothers but you even sell your brothers i262442 that they may be sold to us?" that they may be sold to us!" concessive 2 1 i262443 Then they were silent and could not find a word to say. They were silent and could not find a word to say. situationresponse 2 i262492 i262493 i262444 Again I said, "The thing which you are doing is not good; So I said, "The thing that you are doing is not good. i262445 should you not walk in the fear of our God Ought you not to walk in the fear of our God i262446 because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies? to prevent the taunts of the nations our enemies? i262447 "And likewise I, my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. Moreover, I and my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. i262448 Please, let us leave off this usury. Let us abandon this exacting of interest. i262449 "Please, give back to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves and their houses, also the hundredth part of the money and of the grain, the new wine and the oil that you are exacting from them." Return to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive orchards, and their houses, and the percentage of money, grain, wine, and oil that you have been exacting from them." i262450 Then they said, "We will give it back and will require nothing from them; we will do exactly as you say." Then they said, "We will restore these and require nothing from them. We will do as you say." situationresponse 2 i262451 So I called the priests and took an oath from them that they would do according to this promise. And I called the priests and made them swear to do as they had promised. i262494 i262452 I also shook out the front of my garment and said, "Thus may God shake out every man from his house and from his possessions who does not fulfill this promise; I also shook out the fold of my garment and said, "So may God shake out every man from his house and from his labor who does not keep this promise. i262453 even thus may he be shaken out and emptied." So may he be shaken out and emptied." comparison 1 i262454 And all the assembly said, "Amen!" And they praised the LORD. And all the assembly said "Amen" and praised the LORD. series actionmanner 1 i262455 Then the people did according to this promise. And the people did as they had promised. i262495 i262496 i262497 i262456 Moreover, from the day that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, Moreover, from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, i262457 from the twentieth year to the thirty-second year of King Artaxerxes, for twelve years, from the twentieth year to the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes the king, twelve years, ideaexplanation 1 i262458 neither I nor my kinsmen have eaten the governor's food allowance. neither I nor my brothers ate the food allowance of the governor. temporal 1 1 i262498 i262499 i262459 But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; The former governors who were before me laid heavy burdens on the people and took from them for their daily ration forty shekels of silver. i262460 even their servants domineered the people. Even their servants lorded it over the people. i262500 i262461 But I did not do so But I did not do so, i262462 because of the fear of God. because of the fear of God. concessive 2 1 ground 1 comparison 1 1 i262501 i262463 I also applied myself to the work on this wall; I also persevered in the work on this wall, i262502 i262503 i262504 i262464 we did not buy any land, and we acquired no land, i262465 and all my servants were gathered there for the work. and all my servants were gathered there for the work. concessive 2 1 i262466 Moreover, there were at my table one hundred and fifty Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us. Moreover, there were at my table 150 men, Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us. i262467 Now that which was prepared for each day was one ox and six choice sheep, also birds were prepared for me; and once in ten days all sorts of wine were furnished in abundance. Now what was prepared at my expense for each day was one ox and six choice sheep and birds, and every ten days all kinds of wine in abundance. series i262505 i262468 Yet for all this I did not demand the governor's food allowance, Yet for all this I did not demand the food allowance of the governor, i262469 because the servitude was heavy on this people. because the service was too heavy on this people. ideaexplanation 1 concessive 2 1 ideaexplanation 1 bilateral 1 i262470 Remember me, O my God, for good, according to all that I have done for this people. Remember for my good, O my God, all that I have done for this people. inference 2 1 1 1 nasb 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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