Nehemiah 11:23
Modern Translations
New International Version
The musicians were under the king's orders, which regulated their daily activity.

New Living Translation
Their daily responsibilities were carried out according to the terms of a royal command.

English Standard Version
For there was a command from the king concerning them, and a fixed provision for the singers, as every day required.

Berean Study Bible
For there was a command from the king concerning the singers, an ordinance regulating their daily activities.

New American Standard Bible
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them and a royal command for the singers day by day.

NASB 1995
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them and a firm regulation for the song leaders day by day.

NASB 1977
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them and a firm regulation for the song leaders day by day.

Amplified Bible
For there was a command from the [Persian] king regarding the singers, as to their daily task.

Christian Standard Bible
There was, in fact, a command of the king regarding them, and an ordinance regulating the singers’ daily tasks.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There was, in fact, a command of the king regarding them, and an ordinance regulating the singers' daily tasks.

Contemporary English Version
though the daily choice of music and musicians was decided by royal decree of the Persian king.

Good News Translation
There were royal regulations stating how the clans should take turns in leading the Temple music each day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They were under orders from the king, orders that determined which duties they should perform day by day.

International Standard Version
They were subject to the commands of the king, who provided for the singers daily.

NET Bible
For they were under royal orders which determined their activity day by day.
Classic Translations
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.

New King James Version
For it was the king’s command concerning them that a certain portion should be for the singers, a quota day by day.

King James 2000 Bible
For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, as required every day.

New Heart English Bible
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.

World English Bible
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.

American King James Version
For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.

American Standard Version
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.

A Faithful Version
For it was the king's commandment concerning them and a firm ordinance 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.

English Revised Version
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.

Webster's Bible Translation
For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For it was the Kings commandement cocerning them, that faithfull prouision shoulde bee for the singers euery day.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For it was the kinges commaundement concerning them, that the singers should deale faythfully euery day, as was according.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
for it was the kynges commaundement cocernynge them, that ye syngers shulde deale faithfully, euery daye as acordinge was.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for the command of the king [is] on them, and support [is] for the singers, a matter of a day in its day.

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.

Smith's Literal Translation
For the king's command concerning them a surety for those singing the word of a day in its day.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For the king's commandment was concerning them, and an order among the singing men day by day.

Catholic Public Domain Version
In fact, there was a precept of the king about them, and an order among the singing men, throughout each day.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because of the commandment of the King upon them, and the truth was determined on the Ministers, every day by day.

Lamsa Bible
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them and a decree concerning the singers daily.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a sure ordinance concerning the singers, as every day required.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For so was the king's commandment concerning them.








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