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.
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.
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.
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.
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The children of Mehida - Many of Kennicott's and De Rossi's MSS., have Mehira.
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the Tirshatha. or, the governor
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Also put the Urim and the Thummim in the breastpiece, so they may be over Aaron's heart whenever he enters the presence of the LORD. Thus Aaron will always bear the means of making decisions for the Israelites over his heart before the LORD.
He placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and Thummim in the breastpiece.
About Levi he said: "Your Thummim and Urim belong to your faithful servant. You tested him at Massah; you contended with him at the waters of Meribah.
These searched for their family records, but they could not find them and so were excluded from the priesthood as unclean.
The whole company numbered 42,360,
Some of the heads of the families contributed to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 1,000 darics of gold, 50 bowls and 530 garments for priests.
Then Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and teacher of the Law, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to them all, "This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep." For all the people had been weeping as they listened to the words of the Law.
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