|Nehemiah chapter 1|
||Nehemiah, understanding by Hanani the misery of Jerusalem, mourns, fasts, and prays.
|Nehemiah chapter 2|
||Artaxerxes, understanding the cause of Nehemiah's sadness, sends him with letters and commission to Jerusalem.
||Nehemiah, to the grief of the enemies, comes to Jerusalem.
||He views secretly the ruins of the walls.
||He incites the Jews to build.
|Nehemiah chapter 3|
||The names and order of them that built the wall.
|Nehemiah chapter 4|
||While the enemies scoff, Nehemiah prays and continues the work.
||Understanding the wrath and secrets of the enemy, he sets a watch.
||He arms the labourers;
||and gives military precepts.
|Nehemiah chapter 5|
||The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage.
||Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution.
||He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality.
|Nehemiah chapter 6|
||Sanballat practises by craft, by rumours, and by hired prophecies, to terrify Nehemiah.
||The work is finished, to the terror of the enemies.
||Secret intelligence passes between the enemies and the nobles of Judah.
|Nehemiah chapter 7|
||Nehemiah commits the charge of Jerusalem to Hanani and Hananiah.
||A register of the genealogy of them which came at the first out of Babylon;
||of the people;
||of the priests;
||of the Levites;
||of the Nethinims;
||of Solomon's servants;
||and of the priests which could not find their pedigree;
||The whole number of them, with their substance.
|Nehemiah chapter 8|
||The religious manner of reading and hearing the law.
||They comfort the people.
||The forwardness of them to hear and be instructed.
||They keep the feast of tabernacles.
|Nehemiah chapter 9|
||A solemn fast, and repentance of the people.
||The Levites make a religious confession of God's goodness, and their wickedness.
|Nehemiah chapter 10|
||The names of them that sealed the covenant.
||The points of the covenant.
|Nehemiah chapter 11|
||The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man chosen by lot, dwell at Jerusalem.
||A catalogue of their names.
||The residue dwell in other cities.
|Nehemiah chapter 12|
||The priests and the Levites which came up with Zerubbabel.
||The succession of high priests.
||Certain chief Levites.
||The solemnity of the dedication of the walls.
||The offices of priests and Levites appointed in the temple.
|Nehemiah chapter 13|
||Upon the reading of the law, separation is made from the mixed multitude.
||Nehemiah, at his return, causes the chambers to be cleansed.
||He reforms the offices in the house of God;
||the violation of the sabbath;
||and the marriages with the strange wives.