Treasury of Scripture
And it came to pass from that time forth, that the half of my servants worked in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.
Nehemiah 4:23 So neither I, nor my brothers, nor my servants, nor the men of the guard which followed me, none of us put off our clothes...
Nehemiah 5:15,16 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable to the people, and had taken of them bread and wine...
Psalm 101:6 My eyes shall be on the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walks in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
and the other half (This is no unusual thing in Palestine, even at the present day; people sowing their seed are often attended by armed men, to prevent the Arabs from robbing them of it.)
habergeons (Habergeon, from the Teutonic hals, the neck, and bergen, to cover, defend, may be considered as signifying a breast-plate, though the Franco-Gallic hautbergon signifies a coat of mail; the original shiryon, we have already seen, denotes a corslet.)
Strong's ConcordanceAnd it came to pass from that time forth, [that] the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers [were] behind all the house of Judah.
Topical BibleArmor Behind Body-covers Bows Breastplates Business Captains Carried Chiefs Coats Construction Corslets Equipped Forth Habergeons Half Heads Held Hold Judah Keeping Kept Leaders Mail Metal Officers Pass Posted Rulers Servants Shields Spears Stood Themselves War-dresses Worked Working Wrought Yea
Nehemiah Chapter 4 Verse 16
Alphabetical: all and armor behind bows breastplates captains carried day did equipped From half held house Judah men my of officers on other people posted servants shields spears that the them themselves were while whole with work
OT History: Nehemiah 4:16 It happened from that time forth that (Neh Ne)