Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [there was] a command of the king concerning them and a regulation concerning the singers, required {day by day}.

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For the [Persian] king had ordered concerning them that a certain provision be made for the singers, as each day required.

Bible in Basic English

For there was an order from the king about them and a regular amount for the music-makers, for their needs day by day.

Darby Translation

For it was the king's commandment concerning them, and there was a settled portion for the singers, due for each day.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For there was a commandment of the king concerning them and a determination of the singers for each day.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that the singers should deal faithfully every day as according was.

NET Bible

For they were under royal orders which determined their activity day by 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.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the commandment of the king, was upon them, - as to a fixed provision for the singers, the need of a day upon its day.

Webster

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

Youngs 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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For it was the king's
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

אמנה 
'amanah 
Usage: 2

should be for the singers
שׁוּר שׁירo 
Shiyr 
Usage: 86

due
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

References

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Morish

Verse Info

Context Readings

Temple Guards And Others

22 The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem [was] Uzzi son of Bani, son of Hashabiah, son of Mattaniah, son of Mica, from the descendants of Asaph, the singers over the work of the house of God. 23 For [there was] a command of the king concerning them and a regulation concerning the singers, required {day by day}. 24 And Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, from the descendants of Zerah the son of Judah, [was] at the hand of the king in all matters concerning the people.



Cross References

Ezra 6:8-9

And I issue forth a decree for what you should do for these elders of the Jews to build this house of God. The full expense will be paid to these men from the riches of the king from the taxes of [the province] Beyond the River, without delay.

1 Chronicles 9:33

Now these [were] the singers; the heads of the {families} of the Levites [were] in the chambers free from other service, for day and night [they were] over them on the service.

Ezra 7:20-24

And the remainder of the needs for the house of your God that falls to you to provide, you may provide from the house of the king's treasury."

Nehemiah 12:47

So all of Israel in the days of Zerubbabel and in the days of Nehemiah gave the daily food portions of the singers and gatekeepers. And they set apart [that which was for] the Levites, and the Levites set apart [that which was for] the descendants of Aaron.

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