The enemies tried to deceive and distract Nehemiah, to defame and slander him, to discredit and dishonour him, but Nehemiah stood strong through his prayer and trust in God.
The problems never end for Nehemiah. He faced constant challenges in doing the work of God.
• It started with discouraging words of ridicule and intimidation, and then grew into more intense, life-threatening situation that requires them to carry arms.
• The problems came from without, and then