Nehemiah 7:2
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New International Version
I put in charge of Jerusalem my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah the commander of the citadel, because he was a man of integrity and feared God more than most people do.


New American Standard Bible
then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.


King James Bible
That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then I put my brother Hanani in charge of Jerusalem, along with Hananiah, commander of the fortress, because he was a faithful man who feared God more than most.


International Standard Version
I appointed my brother Hanani and fortress commander Hananiah to be over Jerusalem, since he was a faithful person who revered God more than many others did.


American Standard Version
that I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the castle, charge over Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.


Douay-Rheims Bible
I commanded Hanani my brother, and Hananias ruler of the house of Jerusalem, (for he seemed as a sincere man, and one that feared God above the rest,)


Darby Bible Translation
And I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the citadel, charge over Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man and feared God above many.


Young's Literal Translation
and I charge Hanani my brother, and Hananiah head of the palace, concerning Jerusalem -- for he is as a man of truth, and fearing God above many --
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Context
Securing the City

1Now it came to pass, when the wall was built, and I had set up the doors, and the porters and the singers and the Levites were appointed, 2That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many. 3And I said to them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.
Cross References
1 Kings 18:3
And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly:


Nehemiah 1:2
That Hanani, one of my brothers, came, he and certain men of Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews that had escaped, which were left of the captivity, and concerning Jerusalem.


Nehemiah 2:8
And a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace which appertained to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God on me.


Nehemiah 7:3
And I said to them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.


Nehemiah 10:23
Hoshea, Hananiah, Hashub,


Nehemiah 13:13
And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office was to distribute to their brothers.


Treasury of Scripture

That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

my brother

Nehemiah 1:2 That Hanani, one of my brothers, came, he and certain men of Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews that had escaped...

Hananiah

Nehemiah 10:23 Hoshea, Hananiah, Hashub,

the ruler

Nehemiah 2:8 And a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest...

a faithful man

Numbers 12:7 My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all my house.

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.

Daniel 6:4 Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom...

Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

Matthew 25:21 His lord said to him, Well done, you good and faithful servant: you have been faithful over a few things...

Luke 16:10-12 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much...

1 Corinthians 4:2 Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

2 Timothy 2:2 And the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit you to faithful men...

feared God

Nehemiah 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable to the people, and had taken of them bread and wine...

Genesis 42:18 And Joseph said to them the third day, This do, and live; for I fear God:

Exodus 18:21 Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness...

2 Samuel 23:3 The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

1 Kings 18:3,12 And Ahab called Obadiah, which was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly...

Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God...

Isaiah 33:5,6 The LORD is exalted; for he dwells on high: he has filled Zion with judgment and righteousness...

Strong's Concordance
That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he [was] a faithful man, and feared God above many.
Topical Bible
Along Brother Castle Charge Citadel Commander Faith Faithful Feared Fearing Fortress God-fearing Government Governor Hanani Hana'ni Hananiah Hanani'ah Integrity Jerusalem Palace Responsible Ruler Tower Truth
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