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Bible Verse Dictionary

Nehemiah 13:19 - Dark

Nehemiah 13:19 - And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants set I at the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And it came to pass H1961 הָיָה
that H834 אֲשֶׁר
when H834 אֲשֶׁר
the gates H8179 שַׁעַר
of Jerusalem H3389 יְרוּשָׁלַיִם
began to be dark H6751 צָלַל
before H6440 פָּנִים
the sabbath H7676 שַׁבָּת
I commanded H559 אָמַר
that H834 אֲשֶׁר
the gates H8179 שַׁעַר
should be shut H5462 סָגַר
and charged H559 אָמַר
that H834 אֲשֶׁר
they should not H3808 לֹא
be opened H6605 פָּתַח
till H5704 עַד
after H310 אַחַר
the sabbath H7676 שַׁבָּת
and some of my servants H4480 מִן
set H5975 עָמַד
I at H5921 עַל
the gates H8179 שַׁעַר
that H834 אֲשֶׁר
there should no H3808 לֹא
burden H4853 מַשָּׂא
be brought in H935 בּוֹא
on the sabbath H7676 שַׁבָּת
day H3117 יוֹם


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