Nehemiah 11:23

Overview - Nehemiah 11
The rulers, voluntary men, and the tenth man chosen by lot, dwell at Jerusalem.
A catalogue of their names.
20 The residue dwell in other cities.
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Nehemiah 11:23  (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.

the king's
1 Chronicles 9:33 ; Ezra 6:8 Ezra 6:9 ; 7:20-24

a certain portion
or, a sure ordinance.