King James Bible
with Catholic Commentary by George Leo Haydock

Nehemiah 1

Nehemiah’s distress for the misery of Jerusalem, His prayer.

Nehemiah 2

Nehemiah’s request to the king. (1-8) Nehemiah comes to Jerusalem. (9-18) The opposition of the adversaries. (19,20)

Nehemiah 3

The rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 4

Opposition of Sanballat and others. (1-6) The designs of the adversaries. (7-15) Nehemiah’s precautions. (16-23)

Nehemiah 5

The Jews complain of grievances. (1-5) Nehemiah redresses the grievances. (6-13) Nehemiah’s forbearance. (14-19)

Nehemiah 6

Sanballat’s plot to hinder Nehemiah. (1-9) False prophets try to frighten Nehemiah. (10-14) The wall finished, Treachery of some among the Jews. (15-19)

Nehemiah 7

The city committed to Hananiah. (1-4) Register of those that first returned. (5-73)

Nehemiah 8

The reading and expounding the law. (1-8) The people called upon to be joyful. (9-12) The feast of tabernacles, The joy of the people. (13-18)

Nehemiah 9

A solemn fast. (1-3) Prayer and confession of sin. (4-38)

Nehemiah 10

The covenant, Those who signed it. (1-31) Their engagement to sacred rites. (32-39)

Nehemiah 11

The distribution of the people.

Nehemiah 12

The priests and Levites that returned. (1-26) The dedication of the wall. (27-43) The officers of the temple settled. (44-47)

Nehemiah 13

Nehemiah turns out the mixed multitude. (1-9) Nehemiah’s reform in the house of God. (10-14) Sabbath-breaking restrained. (15-22) The dismissal of strange wives. (23-31)