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Nehemiah 13:10

    Nehemiah 13:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I saw that the Levites had not been given what was needed for their support; so that the Levites and the music-makers, who did the work, had gone away, everyone to his field.

    Webster's Revision

    And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

    World English Bible

    I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, who did the work, had fled everyone to his field.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them; so that the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.

    Clarke's Commentary on Nehemiah 13:10

    The portions of the Levites had not been given - Hence we find they were obliged to abandon the sacred service, and betake themselves to cultivate the land for their support. This was the fault of the rulers, who permitted all these abuses.

    Barnes' Notes on Nehemiah 13:10

    etc. During Nehemiah's absence there had been a general falling away, and there was danger of a complete national apostasy.