Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For from their station at the hand of the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Jehovah, upon the enclosures and upon the cells and for the cleansing to all the holy place and the works of the service of the house of God.

New American Standard Bible

For their office is to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of the Lord, in the courts and in the chambers and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God,

King James Version

Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;

Holman Bible

“but their duty will be to assist the sons of Aaron with the service of the Lord’s temple, being responsible for the courts and the chambers, the purification of all the holy things, and the work of the service of God’s temple—

International Standard Version

David issued these orders:

A Conservative Version

For their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God, also

American Standard Version

For their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Jehovah, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God;

Amplified

For their duty is to assist [the priests] the sons of Aaron in the service of the house of the Lord, in [caring for] the courtyards, the chambers, the purifying of all holy things, and any work of the service of the house of God,

Bible in Basic English

Their place was by the side of the sons of Aaron in all the work of the house of the Lord, in the open spaces and in the rooms, in the making clean of all the holy things, in doing all the work of the house of the Lord,

Darby Translation

For their place was by the side of the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Jehovah, over the courts, and over the chambers, and over the purifying of all holy things, and for the work of the service of the house of God;

King James 2000

Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For their station [was] {to assist} the sons of Aaron with the service of the house of Yahweh, over the courtyards, over the chambers, and over the cleansing of all the sanctified objects, and [with] the work of the service of the house of God,

Modern King James verseion

because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Jehovah, in the courts and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"To wait at the hands of the sons of Aaron in the service of the house of the LORD, and to have the oversight of the courts and of the store houses, and of the purifying of all holy things, and of the work of the things that served for the house of God,

NET Bible

Their job was to help Aaron's descendants in the service of the Lord's temple. They were to take care of the courtyards, the rooms, ceremonial purification of all holy items, and other jobs related to the service of God's temple.

New Heart English Bible

For their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the rooms, and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of God's house;

The Emphasized Bible

For, their duty, was - to be in attendance upon the sons of Aaron, in the laborious work of the house of Yahweh, over the courts, and over the chambers, and over the purifying of everything holy, - and doing the laborious work, of the house of God;

Webster

Because their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the LORD, in the courts, and in the chambers, and in the purifying of all holy things, and the work of the service of the house of God;

World English Bible

For their office was to wait on the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Yahweh, in the courts, and in the rooms, and in the purifying of all holy things, even the work of the service of the house of God;

Youngs Literal Translation

for their station is at the side of the sons of Aaron, for the service of the house of Jehovah, over the courts, and over the chambers, and over the cleansing of every holy thing, and the work of the service of the house of God,

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעמד 
Ma`amad 
Usage: 5

was to wait
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

on the sons

Usage: 0

of Aaron
אהרון 
'Aharown 
Usage: 347

for the service
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053
Usage: 2053

of the Lord

Usage: 0

in the courts
חצר 
Chatser 
Usage: 190

and in the chambers
לשׁכּה 
Lishkah 
Usage: 47

and in the purifying
טהרה 
Tohorah 
Usage: 13

קדשׁ 
Qodesh 
Usage: 470

and the work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

of the service
עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

References

Context Readings

David Organizes The Levites

27 For by the last words of David these the number of the sons of Levi from the son of twenty years and above. 28 For from their station at the hand of the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of Jehovah, upon the enclosures and upon the cells and for the cleansing to all the holy place and the works of the service of the house of God. 29 And for the bread of the arrangement, and for the fine flour for the gift, and for the thin cakes unleavened, and for the pan, and for the mingling, and for all measure and extension.



Cross References

Nehemiah 13:9

And saying, and they will purify the cells: and I shall turn back there the vessels of the house of God, with the gift and the frankincense.

Numbers 3:6-9

Bring near the tribe of Levi, and make it stand before Aaron the priest; and they served him.

1 Kings 6:5

And he will build upon the wall of the house a floor round about the walls of the house round about for the temple, for the oracle: and he will make ribs round about

1 Chronicles 9:28-29

And from them over the vessels of the service, for by number they will bring them in, and by number they will carry them forth.

1 Chronicles 18:17

And Benaiah son of Jehoiada over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David, heads at the hand of the king.

1 Chronicles 23:4

From these to superintend over the work of the house of Jehovah, twenty and four thousand; and scribes and judges, six thousand:

1 Chronicles 28:13

And for the divisions of the priests and the Levites, and for all the work of the service of the house of Jehovah, and for all the vessels of the service of the house of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 29:5

And he will say to them, Hear me, ye Levites: now consecrate yourselves and consecrate the house of Jehovah the God of your fathers, and bring forth the uncleanness from the holy place.

2 Chronicles 29:18-19

And they will come within to Hezekiah the king, and say, We cleansed all the house of Jehovah, and the altar of burnt-offering, and all its vessels, and the table of the arrangement and all its vessels.

2 Chronicles 31:11

And Hezekiah will say to prepare cells in the house of Jehovah; and they will prepare,

2 Chronicles 35:3-6

And he will say to the Levites causing to all Israel to understand, being consecrated to Jehovah, Ye shall give the holy ark into the house which Solomon son of David, king of Israel built: not to you a lifting up upon the shoulder: now serve ye Jehovah your God and his people Israel.

2 Chronicles 35:11-14

And they will slaughter the passover, and the priests will sprinkle from their hand, and the Levites flaying.

Ezra 8:29

Watch and guard till ye shall weigh before the chiefs of the priests and the Levites, and the chiefs of the fathers to Israel in Jerusalem in the cells of the house of Jehovah.

Nehemiah 11:24

And Pethahiah son of Meshezaheel, from the sons of Zerah son of Judah, at the hand of the king for every word to the people.

Nehemiah 13:4-5

And before this, Eliashib the priest being given over the cells of the house of our God, being near to Tobiah:

Jeremiah 35:4

And I shall bring them to the house of Jehovah to the chamber of the sons of Hanan, son of Igdaliah, a man of God, which was near the chamber of the chiefs, which was from above to the chamber of Maaseiah, son of Shallum, watching the threshold.

Ezekiel 41:6-11

And the ribs, side to side, three and thirty times; and entering into the wall which was to the house to the sides round about, round about, to be holding, and they shall not be holding in the wall of the house

Ezekiel 41:26

And closed windows and the palm trees from hence, and from thence, upon the shoulders of the porch, and the sides of the house, and upon the thresholds.

Ezekiel 42:3

Over against the twenty which were for the inner enclosure, add over against the tesselated pavement which was to the court without, an offset to the face of an offset in threes.

Ezekiel 42:13

And he will say to me, The cells of the north, the cells of the south which are at the face of the separated place, they the cells of the holy place, where the priests shall eat there, that draw near to Jehovah, the holies of holies: there shall they set the holies of holies, and the gift, and the sin, and the trespass; for the place is holy.

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