Nehemiah 7:65

NET ©

The governor instructed them not to eat any of the sacred food until there was a priest who could consult the Urim and Thummim.

NIV ©

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.

NASB ©

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

NLT ©

The governor would not even let them eat the priests’ share of food from the sacrifices until there was a priest who could consult the LORD about the matter by means of sacred lots.

MSG ©

The governor ruled that they could not eat from the holy food until a priest could determine their status by using the Urim and Thummim.

BBE ©

And the Tirshatha said that they were not to have the most holy things for their food, till a priest came to give decision by the Urim and Thummim.

NRSV ©

the governor told them that they were not to partake of the most holy food, until a priest with Urim and Thummim should come.

NKJV ©

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.

KJV
And the Tirshatha
<08660>
said
<0559> (8799)
unto them, that they should not eat
<0398> (8799)
of the most
<06944>
holy things
<06944>_,
till there stood
<05975> (8800)
[up] a priest
<03548>
with Urim
<0224>
and Thummim
<08550>_.
{the Tirshatha: or, the governor}
HEBREW
Mymwtw
<08550>
Myrwal
<0224>
Nhkh
<03548>
dme
<05975>
de
<05704>
Mysdqh
<06944>
sdqm
<06944>
wlkay
<0398>
al
<03808>
rsa
<0834>
Mhl
<0>
atsrth
<08660>
rmayw (7:65)
<0559>
LXXM
kai
<2532>  
CONJ
eipen
 
V-AAI-3S
ayersaya
 
N-PRI
ina
<2443>  
CONJ
mh
<3165>  
ADV
fagwsin
<2068>  
V-AAS-3P
apo
<575>  
PREP
tou
<3588>  
T-GSM
agiou
<40>  
A-GSM
twn
<3588>  
T-GPM
agiwn
<40>  
A-GPM
ewv
<2193>  
CONJ
anasth
<450>  
V-AAS-3S
o
<3588>  
T-NSM
iereuv
<2409>  
N-NSM
fwtiswn
<5461>  
V-FAPNS
NET © [draft] ITL
The governor
<08660>
instructed
<0559>
them not
<03808>
to eat
<0398>
any of the sacred
<06944>
food until
<05704>
there
<05975>
was a priest
<03548>
who could consult
<05975>
the Urim
<0224>
and Thummim
<08550>
.
NET © Notes

tn The Hebrew term תִּרְשָׁתָא (tirshata’; KJV “Tirshatha”) is the official title of a Persian governor in Judea. In meaning it may be similar to “excellency” (cf. NAB). See further BDB 1077 s.v.; W. L. Holladay, Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon, 395; HALOT 1798 s.v.

tn Heb “stood.”