Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day.

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Nehemiah

Neh1: The words of Nehemiah: Men from Judah said, "The wall of Jerusalem is broken down." I prayed, "O LORD, give me favour with the king."

tweet 25 Sep 2011. Nehemiah 1. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Neh2: The king granted my request to go and rebuild Jerusalem. Sanballat was displeased. I inspected the walls and said, "Let us rebuild."

tweet 26 Sep 2011. Nehemiah 2. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh3: The priests rebuilt the Sheep Gate, the Tekoites made repairs, Jedaiah repaired opposite his house, Meremoth repaired another section.

tweet 27 Sep 2011. Nehemiah 3. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Neh4: Sanballat ridiculed us and plotted to attack Jerusalem. So we prayed and posted a guard. The builders carried swords as they worked.

tweet 28 Sep 2011. Nehemiah 4. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh5: The people cried out, "We have to borrow to get grain." I told the nobles, "Let us stop exacting usury." I did not take my allowance.

tweet 29 Sep 2011. Nehemiah 5. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh6: Sanballat and Tobiah sent for me to do me harm. I replied, "Why should I come?" The wall was finished and our enemies were afraid.

tweet 30 Sep 2011. Nehemiah 6. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh7: I gave Hanani and Hananiah charge over Jerusalem. I registered the nobles, rulers and people by genealogy. The assembly was 42,360.

tweet 1 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 7. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh8: The people gathered and Ezra read from the law. Nehemiah said, "This day is holy. Do not mourn." The people held the Feast of Booths.

tweet 2 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 8. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh9: The Israelites confessed. The Levites said, "LORD, you brought our fathers out of Egypt. They rebelled but you did not forsake them."

tweet 3 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 9. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Neh10: The leaders sealed a covenant. The people made an oath: "We will not marry foreigners. We will bring the offerings for the temple."

tweet 4 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 10. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh11: The leaders and one in ten of the people lived in Jerusalem. There were descendants of Judah and of Benjamin, priests and Levites.

tweet 5 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 11. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh12: All the Levites and leaders gathered to dedicate the wall. They made offerings and rejoiced. Men were appointed over the storerooms.

tweet 6 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 12. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Neh13: I cleared Tobiah out of the temple. I confronted those who profaned the Sabbath and who married foreign women. Remember me, O God.

tweet 7 Oct 2011. Nehemiah 13. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

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