Nehemiah 11:23
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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.

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

Young's 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.

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King James Translators' Notes

a certain...: or, a sure ordinance

Geneva Study Bible

For it was the king's commandment concerning them, that a certain portion should be for the singers, due for every day.Nehemiah 11:23 Parallel Commentaries

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Ezra-Nehemiah
Some of the most complicated problems in Hebrew history as well as in the literary criticism of the Old Testament gather about the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Apart from these books, all that we know of the origin and early history of Judaism is inferential. They are our only historical sources for that period; and if in them we have, as we seem to have, authentic memoirs, fragmentary though they be, written by the two men who, more than any other, gave permanent shape and direction to Judaism, then
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 25:30
And his allowance was a continual allowance given him of the king, a daily rate for every day, all the days of his life.

Ezra 6:8
Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the river, forthwith expences be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.

Ezra 7:20
And whatsoever more shall be needful for the house of thy God, which thou shalt have occasion to bestow, bestow it out of the king's treasure house.

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 unto the Levites; and the Levites sanctified them unto the children of Aaron.

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