2 Chronicles 23:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"This is the thing which you shall do: one third of you, of the priests and Levites who come in on the sabbath, shall be gatekeepers,

King James Version

This is the thing that ye shall do; A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the doors;

International Standard Version

"Look! The king's son is going to rule, just as the LORD promised David's descendants. So here's what you'll need to do: One third of you priests and descendants of Levi who are on duty during the Sabbath will serve as guards at the temple gates.

A Conservative Version

This is the thing that ye shall do: A third part of you who come in on the Sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the thresholds,

American Standard Version

This is the thing that ye shall do: a third part of you, that come in on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the thresholds;

Amplified

This is what you shall do: a third of you priests and Levites who are resuming service on the Sabbath shall be doorkeepers,

Bible in Basic English

This is what you are to do: let a third of you, of the priests and Levites, who come in on the Sabbath, keep the doors

Darby Translation

This is the thing which ye shall do: a third part of you that come in on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be keepers of the doors;

Holman Bible

This is what you are to do: one third of you, priests and Levites who are coming on duty on the Sabbath, are to be gatekeepers

Jubilee 2000 Bible

This is the thing that ye must do: A third part of you, those who enter on the sabbath, shall be porters at the doors with the priests and the Levites;

Julia Smith Translation

This the word which ye shall do; the third of you coming in the Sabbath to the priests and to the Levites, to the gates of the thresholds;

King James 2000

This is the thing that you shall do; A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be gatekeepers of the doors;

Lexham Expanded Bible

This is the thing that you must do: one third of you priests and Levites {coming off duty on the Sabbath} [shall be] gatekeepers at the entrances

Modern King James verseion

This is the thing that you shall do. A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be keepers of the doors.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This it is therefore that ye shall do. The third part of you priests and Levites which come in the Sabbath day, shall keep the doors;

NET Bible

This is what you must do. One third of you priests and Levites who are on duty during the Sabbath will guard the doors.

New Heart English Bible

This is the thing that you shall do. A third part of you, who come in on the Sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be gatekeepers of the thresholds.

New simplified Bible

You must do this: One third of you, the priests and Levites who are on duty on the day of worship, must guard the gates.

The Emphasized Bible

This, is the thing that ye shall do, - A third of you entering on the sabbath, both of the priests and of the Levites, as doorkeepers of the porch;

Webster

This is the thing that ye shall do: A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests, and of the Levites, shall be porters of the doors;

World English Bible

This is the thing that you shall do. A third part of you, who come in on the Sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the thresholds.

Youngs Literal Translation

This is the thing that ye do: The third of you, going in on the sabbath, of the priests, and of the Levites, are for gatekeepers of the thresholds,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
This is the thing
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

that ye shall do

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

שׁלישׁי 
Sh@liyshiy 
Usage: 108


come , bring , ... in , enter , go , carry , ...down , pass , ...out ,
Usage: 0

on the sabbath
שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

of the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

and of the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

שׁער שׁוער 
Show`er 
Usage: 37

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Joash Is Made King

3 Then all the assembly made a covenant with the king in the house of God. And Jehoiada said to them, "Behold, the king's son shall reign, as the LORD has spoken concerning the sons of David. 4 "This is the thing which you shall do: one third of you, of the priests and Levites who come in on the sabbath, shall be gatekeepers, 5 and one third shall be at the king's house, and a third at the Gate of the Foundation; and all the people shall be in the courts of the house of the LORD.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 9:25

Their relatives in their villages were to come in every seven days from time to time to be with them;

1 Chronicles 23:3-6

The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward, and their number by census of men was 38,000.

1 Chronicles 24:3-6

David, with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, divided them according to their offices for their ministry.

1 Chronicles 26:13-16

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

Luke 1:8-9

Now it happened that while he was performing his priestly service before God in the appointed order of his division,



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