New Living Translation
Their daily responsibilities were carried out according to the terms of a royal command.
King James Bible
For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.
Darby Bible Translation
For it was the king's commandment concerning them, and there was a settled portion for the singers, due for each day.
World English Bible
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.
Young's Literal Translation
for the command of the king is upon them, and support is for the singers, a matter of a day in its day.
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2 Kings 25:30
So the Babylonian king gave him a regular food allowance as long as he lived.
"Moreover, I hereby decree that you are to help these elders of the Jews as they rebuild this Temple of God. You must pay the full construction costs, without delay, from my taxes collected in the province west of the Euphrates River so that the work will not be interrupted.
If you need anything else for your God's Temple or for any similar needs, you may take it from the royal treasury.
So now, in the days of Zerubbabel and of Nehemiah, all Israel brought a daily supply of food for the singers, the gatekeepers, and the Levites. The Levites, in turn, gave a portion of what they received to the priests, the descendants of Aaron.
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