Nehemiah 1:7-11

Nehemiah 1:7

We have done terrible things to offend you and we have not kept the commandments, laws, and regulations that you gave to your servant Moses.

Nehemiah 1:8

Please remember what you told Moses when you said, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the nations,

Nehemiah 1:9

but if you come back to me and follow my commandments and obey them, then even if you are exiled to the ends of the earth, I will gather them together and bring them to the place I have chosen where I will be honored.

Nehemiah 1:10

They are your servants and our people. You saved them by your great power and incredible ability.

Nehemiah 1:11

Lord, please respond to my prayer and to the prayers of those who love to worship you. Please let me be successful today and make the king sympathetic to me.” I was the king's cupbearer.