Nehemiah 12:46
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New Living Translation
The custom of having choir directors to lead the choirs in hymns of praise and thanksgiving to God began long ago in the days of David and Asaph.

King James Bible
For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.

Darby Bible Translation
For of old, in the days of David and Asaph, there were the chiefs of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgivings to God.

World English Bible
For in the days of David and Asaph of old there was a chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Young's Literal Translation
for in the days of David and Asaph of old were heads of the singers, and a song of praise and thanksgiving to God.

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1 Chronicles 9:33
The musicians, all prominent Levites, lived at the Temple. They were exempt from other responsibilities since they were on duty at all hours.

2 Chronicles 29:30
King Hezekiah and the officials ordered the Levites to praise the LORD with the psalms written by David and by Asaph the seer. So they offered joyous praise and bowed down in worship.

Psalm 137:4
But how can we sing the songs of the LORD while in a pagan land?

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