Nehemiah 7:65
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New International Version
The governor, therefore, ordered them not to eat any of the most sacred food until there should be a priest ministering with the Urim and Thummim.

New Living Translation
The governor told them not to eat the priests' share of food from the sacrifices until a priest could consult the LORD about the matter by using the Urim and Thummim--the sacred lots.

English Standard Version
The governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food until a priest with Urim and Thummim should arise.

New American Standard Bible
The governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim.

King James Bible
And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

International Standard Version
The governor ordered them not to eat anything holy until a priest would be installed with Urim and Thummim.

NET Bible
The governor instructed them not to eat any of the sacred food until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

New Heart English Bible
The governor said to them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, until there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The governor told them not to eat any of the most holy food until a priest could use the Urim and Thummim [to settle the problem].

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

New American Standard 1977
And the governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the Tirshatha said unto them that they should not eat of the most holy things until there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

King James 2000 Bible
And the governor said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till a priest could consult with Urim and Thummim.

American King James Version
And the Tirshatha said to them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

American Standard Version
And the governor said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Athersatha said to them, that they should not eat of the holies of holies, until there stood up a priest learned and skilful.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Tirshatha said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up the priest with Urim and Thummim.

English Revised Version
And the Tirshatha said unto them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Tirshatha said to them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there should stand up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

World English Bible
The governor said to them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, until there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Tirshatha saith to them that they eat not of the most holy things till the standing up of the priest with Urim and Thummim.
Study Bible
Priests who Could Not Find Their Pedigree
64These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood. 65The governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim. 66The whole assembly together was 42,360,…
Cross References
Exodus 28:30
"You shall put in the breastpiece of judgment the Urim and the Thummim, and they shall be over Aaron's heart when he goes in before the LORD; and Aaron shall carry the judgment of the sons of Israel over his heart before the LORD continually.

Leviticus 8:8
He then placed the breastpiece on him, and in the breastpiece he put the Urim and the Thummim.

Deuteronomy 33:8
Of Levi he said, "Let Your Thummim and Your Urim belong to Your godly man, Whom You proved at Massah, With whom You contended at the waters of Meribah;

Nehemiah 7:64
These searched among their ancestral registration, but it could not be located; therefore they were considered unclean and excluded from the priesthood.

Nehemiah 7:66
The whole assembly together was 42,360,

Nehemiah 7:70
Some from among the heads of fathers' households gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 gold drachmas, 50 basins, 530 priests' garments.

Nehemiah 8:9
Then Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, "This day is holy to the LORD your God; do not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.

Nehemiah 10:1
Now on the sealed document were the names of: Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, and Zedekiah,
Treasury of Scripture

And the Tirshatha said to them, that they should not eat of the most holy things, till there stood up a priest with Urim and Thummim.

the Tirshatha. or, the governor

Nehemiah 8:9 And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, …

Nehemiah 10:1 Now those that sealed were, Nehemiah, the Tirshatha, the son of Hachaliah, …

Ezra 2:63 And the Tirshatha said to them, that they should not eat of the most …

that they should

Leviticus 2:3,10 And the remnant of the meat offering shall be Aaron's and his sons': …

Leviticus 6:17 It shall not be baked with leaven. I have given it to them for their …

Leviticus 7:19,20 And the flesh that touches any unclean thing shall not be eaten; …

Leviticus 10:17,18 Why have you not eaten the sin offering in the holy place, seeing …

Leviticus 21:21-23 No man that has a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come …

till there

Exodus 28:30 And you shall put in the breastplate of judgment the Urim and the …

Numbers 27:21 And he shall stand before Eleazar the priest, who shall ask counsel …

Deuteronomy 33:8 And of Levi he said, Let your Thummim and your Urim be with your …

7:5-73 Nehemiah knew that the safety of a city, under God, depends more upon the inhabitants than upon its walls. Every good gift and every good work are from above. God gives knowledge, he gives grace; all is of him, and therefore all must be to him. What is done by human prudence, must be ascribed to the direction of Divine Providence. But woe to those who turn back from the Lord, loving this present world! and happy those who dedicate themselves, and their substance, to his service and glory!
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