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Bible Verse Dictionary

Nehemiah 5:15 - Unto

Nehemiah 5:15 - But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
But the former H7223 רִאשׁוֹן
governors H6346 פֶּחָה
that H834 אֲשֶׁר
had been before H6440 פָּנִים
me were chargeable H3513 כָּבַד
unto H5921 עַל
the people H5971 עַם
and had taken H3947 לָקַח
of H4480 מִן
them bread H3899 לֶחֶם
and wine H3196 יַיִן
beside H310 אַחַר
forty H705 אַרְבָּעִים
shekels H8255 שֶׁקֶל
of H4480 מִן
silver H3701 כֶּסֶף
yea H1571 גַּם
even their servants H5288 נַעַר
bare rule H7980 שָׁלַט
over H5921 עַל
the people H5971 עַם
but so H3651 כֵּן
did H6213 עָשָׂה
not H3808 לֹא
I H589 אֲנִי
because H4480 מִן
of H4480 מִן
the fear H3374 יִרְאָה
of H4480 מִן
God H430 אֱלֹהִים


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.