Nehemiah 7:65
Modern Translations
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.

Berean Study Bible
The governor ordered them not to eat the most holy things until there was a priest to consult the Urim and Thummim.

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

NASB 1995
The governor said to them that they should not eat from the most holy things until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim.

NASB 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.

Amplified Bible
The governor told them that they should not eat any of the most holy food until a priest arose with Urim and Thummim [to determine God’s will in the matter].

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.

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.

Contemporary English Version
In fact, the governor told them, "You cannot eat the food offered to God until he lets us know if you really are priests."

Good News Translation
The Jewish governor told them that they could not eat the food offered to God until there was a priest who could use the 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].

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.
Classic Translations
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.

New King James Version
And the governor said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things till a priest could consult with the 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.

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.

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.

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.

A Faithful Version
And the governor said to them that they should not eat of the holy things until 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.

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.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the Tirshatha sayd vnto them, that they should not eate of the most holy, till there rose vp a Priest with Vrim & Thummim.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Athirsatha saide vnto them that they shoulde not eate of the most holy, tyll there came vp a priest which should were Urim and Thunimim.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And Hathirsatha sayde vnto them, yt they shulde not eate of ye most holy, tyll there came vp a prest wt ye light and perfectnesse.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and the Tirshatha says to them that they do not eat of the most holy things until the standing up of the priest with [the] Lights and Perfections.

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.

Smith's Literal Translation
And the Tirshatha will say to them that they shall not eat from the holy of holies till a priest stood up for Lights and Truth.

Catholic Translations
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.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And the cupbearer said to them that they should not eat from the Holy of Holies, until a priest would stand up who was learned and skillful.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the Elders of the Priests told them that they may not eat of the Holy of Holies until the High Priest would arise and would inquire and he would see.

Lamsa Bible
And the elders of the priests said to them that they should not eat of the most holy things until there should rise a high priest who would make an inquiry and see about the matter.

OT Translations
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.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Athersastha said, that they should not eat of the most holy things, until a priest should stand up to give light.








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