Nehemiah 11:23

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it was the kings commandement concerning them, that a certaine portion should be for the singers, due for euery day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For {there was} a commandment from the king concerning them and a firm regulation for the song leaders day by day.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.
- Webster's 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 the command of the king [is] upon them, and support [is] for the singers, a matter of a day in its day.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a sure ordinance concerning the singers, as every day required.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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