Parallel Verses

Webster

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, had fled every one to his field.

New American Standard Bible

I also discovered that the portions of the Levites had not been given them, so that the Levites and the singers who performed the service had gone away, each to his own field.

King James Version

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

Holman Bible

I also found out that because the portions for the Levites had not been given, each of the Levites and the singers performing the service had gone back to his own field.

International Standard Version

I also learned that the allotments for the descendants of Levi had not been distributed. As a result, the descendants of Levi and singers who were responsible for the service had each left to go back to their fields.

A Conservative Version

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them, so that the Levites and the singers, who did the work, had fled each one to his field.

American Standard Version

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

Amplified

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them, so that the Levites and the singers who did the work [forced by necessity] had each fled to his field.

Bible in Basic English

And I saw that the Levites had not been given what was needed for their support; so that the Levites and the music-makers, who did the work, had gone away, everyone to his field.

Darby Translation

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given, and that the Levites and the singers that did the work had fled every one to his field.

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall know that the portions of the Levites were not given: and they will flee a man to his field, the Levites and those singing, doing the work

King James 2000

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And then I came to learn that the food of the Levites had not been given to them, so that the Levites and the singers, the doers of the work, had gone back each to his field.

Modern King James verseion

And I saw that the portions of the Levites had not been given to them; for the Levites and the singers, who did the work, had fled each one to his field.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And I perceived that the portions of the Levites were not given them, for the which cause the Levites and singers were fled, everyone, to his land for to work.

NET Bible

I also discovered that the grain offerings for the Levites had not been provided, and that as a result the Levites and the singers who performed this work had all gone off to their fields.

New Heart English Bible

I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, who did the work, had fled everyone to his field.

The Emphasized Bible

Then came I to know, that, the portions of the Levites, had not been given them , - so that the Levites and the singers, who had been doing the work, had fled every one to his field.

World English Bible

I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, who did the work, had fled everyone to his field.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I know that the portions of the Levites have not been given, and they flee each to his field -- the Levites and the singers, doing the work.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מנת 
M@nath 
Usage: 8

of the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

had not been given
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

and the singers
שׁוּר שׁירo 
Shiyr 
Usage: 86

the work
מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Context Readings

Nehemiah Brings Reform

9 Then I commanded, and they cleansed the chambers: and thither I brought again the vessels of the house of God, with the meat-offering and the frankincense. 10 And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, had fled every one to his field. 11 Then I contended with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? and I assembled them, and set them in their place.



Cross References

Nehemiah 10:37

And that we should bring the first-fruits of our dough, and our offerings, and the fruit of all manner of trees, of wine and of oil, to the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our ground to the Levites, that the same Levites might have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage.

Malachi 3:8

Will a man rob God? yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, In what have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.

Numbers 35:2

Command the children of Israel, that they give to the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also to the Levites suburbs for the cities around them.

Deuteronomy 12:19

Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon the earth.

Nehemiah 12:28-29

And the sons of the singers assembled, both out of the plain country around Jerusalem, and from the villages of Netophathi;

Nehemiah 12:47

And all Israel in the days of Zerubbabel, and in the days of Nehemiah, gave the portions of the singers and the porters, every day his portion: and they sanctified holy things to the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them to the children of Aaron.

Malachi 1:6-14

A son honoreth his father, and a servant his master: if then I am a father, where is my honor? and if I am a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts to you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, In what have we despised thy name?

1 Timothy 5:17-18

Let the elders that rule well, be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.

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