1 Chronicles 25:8



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

They cast lots for their duties, all alike, the small as well as the great, the teacher as well as the pupil.

King James Version

And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

International Standard Version

Their duties, whether significant or insignificant, whether performed by teacher or pupil alike, were assigned by lottery.

A Conservative Version

And they cast lots for their offices, all alike, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

American Standard Version

And they cast lots for their offices, all alike, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

Amplified

[The musicians] cast lots for their duties, small and great, teacher and scholar alike.

Bible in Basic English

And selection was made of them for their special work, all having equal chances, small as well as great, the teacher as the learner.

Darby Translation

And they cast lots with one another over the charges, the small as well as the great, the teacher with the scholar.

Holman Bible

They cast lots impartially for their duties, the young and old alike, the teacher along with the pupil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they cast lots, ward against ward, the small as well as the great, the one with understanding as well as the disciple.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will cast lots from the watches near, as the small so the great, he understanding with him taught

King James 2000

And they cast lots for their duties, the small as well as the great, the teacher as well as the student.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they cast lots [for] responsibilities {on the principle of small and great alike}, teacher with student.

Modern King James verseion

And they cast lots, for duty, the small as well as the great, the teacher as the pupil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they cast Lots indifferently how they should wait: the small as well as the great, the scholar as well as the schoolmaster.

NET Bible

They cast lots to determine their responsibilities -- oldest as well as youngest, teacher as well as student.

New Heart English Bible

They cast lots for their offices, all alike, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

New simplified Bible

They cast lots for their duties, all alike, the small as well as the great, the teacher as well as the pupil.

The Emphasized Bible

So they cast lots for their charges, all alike, as the small so the great, the teacher with the learner.

Webster

And they cast lots, ward against ward, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

World English Bible

They cast lots for their offices, all alike, as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they cause to fall lots -- charge over-against charge, as well the small as the great, the intelligent with the learner.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נפל 
Naphal 
Usage: 434

גּרל גּורל 
Gowral 
Usage: 77

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

עמּה 
`ummah 
Usage: 32

ward, as well the small
קטן קטן 
Qatan 
Usage: 101

as the great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

the teacher
בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

References

Context Readings

David Organizes The Musicians

7 Their number who were trained in singing to the LORD, with their relatives, all who were skillful, was 288. 8 They cast lots for their duties, all alike, the small as well as the great, the teacher as well as the pupil. 9 Now the first lot came out for Asaph to Joseph, the second for Gedaliah, he with his relatives and sons were twelve;


Cross References

1 Chronicles 26:13

They cast lots, the small and the great alike, according to their fathers' households, for every gate.

Leviticus 16:8

"Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats, one lot for the LORD and the other lot for the scapegoat.

1 Samuel 14:41-42

Therefore, Saul said to the LORD, the God of Israel, "Give a perfect lot." And Jonathan and Saul were taken, but the people escaped.

1 Chronicles 15:22

Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful.

1 Chronicles 24:5

Thus they were divided by lot, the one as the other; for they were officers of the sanctuary and officers of God, both from the descendants of Eleazar and the descendants of Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:31

These also cast lots just as their relatives the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, Zadok, Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers' households of the priests and of the Levites--the head of fathers' households as well as those of his younger brother.

1 Chronicles 26:16

For Shuppim and Hosah it was to the west, by the gate of Shallecheth, on the ascending highway. Guard corresponded to guard.

2 Chronicles 23:13

She looked, and behold, the king was standing by his pillar at the entrance, and the captains and the trumpeters were beside the king. And all the people of the land rejoiced and blew trumpets, the singers with their musical instruments leading the praise. Then Athaliah tore her clothes and said, "Treason! Treason!"

Nehemiah 12:24

The heads of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers opposite them, to praise and give thanks, as prescribed by David the man of God, division corresponding to division.

Proverbs 16:33

The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.

Acts 1:26

And they drew lots for them, and the lot fell to Matthias; and he was added to the eleven apostles.



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