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  • Hanani 2543 years ago
    is visiting Susa with some friends.
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    • Nehemiah Brother! Welcome to the capitol city! How are things going?
      2543 years ago
    • Hanani Not so good. Poor Jerusalem! The city walls are broken and the gates are burned.
      2543 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2543 years ago
    is mourning and weeping.
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  • Nehemiah God 2543 years ago
    Hear me, O God, on behalf of Israel. We Israelites have sinned against You, but You have promised that if we return to You then You will gather us in Your city.
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  • Nehemiah 2543 years ago
    bringing the king his wine.
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  • King Artaxerxes Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    Hey! Why are you so sad?
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    • Nehemiah Why should I not be sad when my ancestral city lies in ruins?
      2542 years ago
    • King Artaxerxes Hmm... What do want to do?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Well, if you agree, king, I should like to rebuild the walls and gates of the city
      2542 years ago
    • King Artaxerxes How long is that going to take?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Not too long - a few months.
      2542 years ago
    • King Artaxerxes That sounds reasonable.
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Gracious king, would it also be reasonable for you to give me official letters of passage, that I might travel peascefully through neighboring kingdoms? And a letter to your forest-keeper, that I might gather some timber from your forests?
      2542 years ago
    • King Artaxerxes Certainly.
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is travelling through the neighboring kingdoms, to fix up Jerusalem.
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  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is sneaking around Jerusalem at night.
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  • Have you seen how bad the city is? God has granted me favor with King Artaxerxes and the king has allowed me to come here to rebuild the walls.
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    • Residents of Jerusalem Let's get to work!
      2542 years ago
    • Sanballat What do you think you are doing?
      2542 years ago
    • Tobiah You shouldn't rebuild the walls.
      2542 years ago
    • Geshem Are you rebelling against the king?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah God is with us, so we will succeed. But you, you have no place here.
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is helping various families and tribes repair the gates and walls.
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  • Sanballat Army of Samaria 2542 years ago
    These Jews think they can fortify themselves. What are they going t odo - get the old bricks out of th etrash heap?
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    • Tobiah Yeah, their wall will be so weak that if even a fox bumps it, it will fall down.
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    There! The wall goes all around the city for half its height. Not bad so far.
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  • Sanballat Tobiah 2542 years ago
    Hey! We need to do something to stop these people. We can't have their city functional again!
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    • Tobiah True. Then we would look less powerful.
      2542 years ago
    • Arabians You know what, can we help?
      2542 years ago
    • Ammonites Count us in too.
      2542 years ago
    • Ashdodites Yeah, let's gang up on them before their city is fortified!
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is praying to God and setting up guards along the wall.
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  • Local Jews Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    You know, your adversaries are plotting to sneak into your midst and kill all the workers so that the city is not rebuilt.
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    • Nehemiah Wow, thanks for letting us know.
      2542 years ago
  • Get your swords, your spears, and your bows. Stand on the wall's towers and along the wall and behind the wall and protect the city from attack. Do not fear the invaders, but rather remember the LORD.
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  • Sanballat 2542 years ago
    How did they know our plans? Aargh! We will get them yet...
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  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is splitting the workforce in half. Half the people will work on the wall and the other half will be guards and sentries.
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  • Local Jews Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    The residents of Jerusalem are hogging everything, charging us extra for stuff and taking all our resources.
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    • Nehemiah Hey, you residents of Jerusalem, stop charging your brethren so much.
      2542 years ago
    • Residents of Jerusalem Let it be as you have said
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    I have been running this operation for some time now, and I have not taken anything from the local people. The previous governors thought themselves priviledged and taxed the people to make themselves comfortable, but that is not the way to run a government.
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  • Sanballat Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    Let's meet in a neutral place. How about the plains of Ono?
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    • Nehemiah Ono? Oh no, I will not leave my work undone just because you want to chat.
      2542 years ago
    • Sanballat Hey, let's meet in a neutral place. How about the plains of Ono?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah I am still working.
      2542 years ago
    • Sanballat Come one, let's meet in a neutral place. How about the plains of Ono?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Your messages are starting to look a lot like spam.
      2542 years ago
    • Sanballat Let's meet in a neutral place. How about the plains of Ono?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Don't you have anything better to do? You might not, but I do.
      2542 years ago
  • Sanballat Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    It is reported among all the nations that you and the Jews want to rebel against the king. You are rebuilding the wall to setup yourself up as king. It is treason, I say!
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    • Nehemiah Oh, stop it. You just made all that up. Now go away.
      2542 years ago
  • Tobiah 2542 years ago
    is hiring Shemaiah to lure Nehemiah away from his work.
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  • Shemaiah Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    Let us meet in the temple, the house of God. And we should secure the doors so that none of your enemies can get to you. You'll be safe there.
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    • Nehemiah I'll be safe, sure, but I'll also be unproductive. I'm not going to go into hiding.
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah I'll bet you're working for Tobiah or Sanballat, aren't you?
      2542 years ago
    • Shemaiah is not commenting
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Huh... Just as I thought.
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    It's been 52 days since we started, but now the wall is finished!
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  • Sanballat 2542 years ago
    Their God must be with them. There's no way they could have finished the wall so quickly otherwise.
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  • Tobiah 2542 years ago
    is sending letters to the nobles of Judah
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    • Nobles of Judah are sending letters to Tobiah
      2542 years ago
    • Tobiah is sending mean letters to Nehemiah
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is counting all the people of Jerusalem, organized by tribe and family. The total is 42,360.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    are gathering together, everyone, before the water gate.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem Ezra 2542 years ago
    Bring out the book of the law of Moses.
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  • Ezra 2542 years ago
    is reading the book of the law of Moses.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    are worshipping God and weeping.
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  • Do not mourn. Rather, go and rejoice, for this day is holy to the LORD.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    are gathering before the water gate for a second day.
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  • Ezra 2542 years ago
    is reading the book of the law of Moses some more.
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  • Ezra 2542 years ago
    is reading that Israel is to dwell in booths for the feast of the seventh month.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    are setting up booths on the roofs of their houses.
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  • Ezra 2542 years ago
    is reading the book of the law of Moses for the rest of the feast week.
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  • Israelites 2542 years ago
    are separating themselves from the non-Israelites and are confessing their sins to God.
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  • Levites God 2542 years ago
    You have made heaven and earth, and You have chosen the seed of Abraham as Your people, and You have preserved Your people and given us this land. We are Your servants and we are make this covenant.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    are pledging to remain separate from the other nations and keep themselves to God.
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  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    challenged Local Jews in the game Who Wants to Live in the City?
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    • Mayor Bing You know, that's a good idea!
      1 years ago
  • Residents of Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    are purifying themselves, to prepare for a celebration to God.
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  • Alright. Half of you go over there and the other half of you go over here.
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  • RECENT ACTIVITY
    Residents of Jerusalem has just unfriended Ammonites.
  • RECENT ACTIVITY
    Residents of Jerusalem has just unfriended Moabites.
  • RECENT ACTIVITY
    Eliashib and Tobiah are now friends.
  • Eliashib 2542 years ago
    sent Tobiah a gift: Meat from offerings to God
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  • Tobiah 2542 years ago
    left the group Temple Residents
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    • Nehemiah is cleaning out Tobiah's room in the temple. The temple is reserved for God.
      2542 years ago
  • What is going on? I leave for a few months and what happens? You guys give God's stuff to a foreigner and you don't pay the priests? Shame!
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  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is appointing a treasurer to keep track of the tithes and offerings.
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  • Local Jews 2542 years ago
    are working and buying and selling on the sabbath day.
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    • Nehemiah does not like this.
    • Nehemiah What is going on? I leave for a few months and what happens? You guys dishonor the sabbath day!
      2542 years ago
  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is closing the city gates for the whole sabbath. No more buying or selling or working, the whole day.
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  • Area Merchants Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    Knock, knock.
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  • Area Merchants Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    Hello?
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  • Area Merchants Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    We know you're in there...
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  • Nehemiah 2542 years ago
    is peeking over the city wall.
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  • Area Merchants Jerusalem 2542 years ago
    We have stuff for you to buy.
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    • Nehemiah Go away. We already have stuff.
      2542 years ago
    • Area Merchants Are you sure you've got stuff?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Oh yes, it's very nice.
      2542 years ago
    • Area Merchants Can we come up and take at look at it?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Of course not, you are not the Jewish types.
      2542 years ago
    • Area Merchants Please let us in?
      2542 years ago
    • Nehemiah Be gone, you empty-headed animal food-trough wipers!
      2542 years ago
  • RECENT ACTIVITY
    Local Jews and Heathen Women are now friends.
  • Nehemiah Local Jews 2542 years ago
    What is going on? I leave for a few months and what happens? You guys start marrying heathens? Shame!
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    • Local Jews Sorry. We will make sure not to marry strangers in order that we will not offend God.
      2542 years ago
  • RECENT ACTIVITY
    Local Jews has just unfriended Heathen Women.
  • Nehemiah God 2542 years ago
    Remember me, God, for all that I have done.
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