Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

New American Standard Bible

For in the days of David and Asaph, in ancient times, there were leaders of the singers, songs of praise and hymns of thanksgiving to God.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

For long ago, in the days of David and Asaph, there were leaders of the singers and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

International Standard Version

For in David's lifetime and in the lifetime of Asaph, choir master of old there were songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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

Bible in Basic English

For in the days of David and Asaph in the past, there was a master of the music, and songs of blessing and praise to God.

Darby 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For from the time of David and Asaph of old there were princes of the singers, and songs and praise and thanksgiving unto God.

Julia Smith Translation

For in the days of, David and Asaph from of old the head of those singing, and the song of praise and confessions to God.

King James 2000

For in the days of David and Asaph of old there was a leader of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For in the days of David and Asaph from ancient times there was the head of the singers and a song of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Modern King James verseion

For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for in the time of David and Asaph, were the chief singers founded, and the songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.

NET Bible

For long ago, in the days of David and Asaph, there had been directors for the singers and for the songs of praise and thanks to God.

New Heart 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.

The Emphasized Bible

For, in the days of David and Asaph, of old, there were chiefs of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving, unto God.

Webster

For in the days of David, and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving 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.

Youngs 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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For in the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and Asaph
אסף 
'Acaph 
Usage: 46

of old
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

of the singers
שׁוּר שׁירo 
Shiyr 
Usage: 86

and songs
שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

of praise
תּהלּה 
T@hillah 
Usage: 57

References

Fausets

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Celebration At The Temple

45 And they performed the due service of their God and of the purification; so did the singers and gatekeepers, as David and his son Solomon had commanded. 46 For in the days of David and Asaph of old, there was a chief of singers and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God. 47 And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel and [later] of Nehemiah gave the daily portions for the singers and the gatekeepers; and they set apart what was for the Levites, and the Levites set apart what was for the sons of Aaron [the priests].


Cross References

2 Chronicles 29:30

Also King Hezekiah and the princes ordered the Levites to sing praises to the Lord with the words of David and of Asaph the seer. And they sang praises with gladness and bowed themselves and worshiped.

1 Chronicles 25:1-31

Also David and the chiefs of the host [of the Lord] separated to the [temple] service some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, who should prophesy [being inspired] with lyres, harps, and cymbals. The list of the musicians according to their service was:

Psalm 73:1

Truly God is [only] good to Israel, even to those who are upright and pure in heart.

Psalm 83:1

Keep not silence, O God; hold not Your peace or be still, O God.

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