Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

moreover, four thousand were porters, and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which David had made to praise therewith.

New American Standard Bible

and 4,000 were gatekeepers, and 4,000 were praising the LORD with the instruments which David made for giving praise.

King James Version

Moreover four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.

Holman Bible

4,000 are to be gatekeepers, and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments that I have made for worship.”

International Standard Version

with 4,000 gatekeepers, and with 4,000 offering praises to the LORD with the musical instruments that I have had crafted."

A Conservative Version

and four thousand were porters, and four thousand praised LORD with the instruments which I made, [David said], to praise therewith.

American Standard Version

and four thousand were doorkeepers; and four thousand praised Jehovah with the instruments which I made,'said David , to praise therewith.

Amplified

And, said David, 4,000 shall be gatekeepers and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments which I made for praise.

Bible in Basic English

Four thousand were door-keepers; and four thousand gave praise to the Lord with the instruments which I made, said David, for giving praise.

Darby Translation

and four thousand were doorkeepers; and four thousand praised Jehovah with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise therewith.

Julia Smith Translation

And four thousand gate keepers, and four thousand praising to Jehovah with instruments which I made to praise.

King James 2000

Moreover four thousand were gatekeepers; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, for praise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

four thousand gatekeepers, [and] four thousand offering praise with the instruments that I have made for praise."

Modern King James verseion

And four thousand were gatekeepers, and four thousand praised Jehovah with the instruments which David made for praising.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Four thousand were porters and four thousand praised the LORD with such instruments as David had made to praise withal.

NET Bible

4,000 are to be gatekeepers; and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments I supplied for worship."

New Heart English Bible

four thousand were doorkeepers; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, for giving praise."

The Emphasized Bible

and four thousand, were doorkeepers, - and, four thousand, were offerers of praise unto Yahweh, with instruments, which said David I made for offering praise.

Webster

Moreover, four thousand were porters; and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which I made, said David, to praise with them.

World English Bible

four thousand were doorkeepers; and four thousand praised Yahweh with the instruments which I made, for giving praise."

Youngs Literal Translation

and four thousand gatekeepers, and four thousand giving praise to Jehovah, 'with instruments that I made for praising,' saith David.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

אלף 
'eleph 
אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504
Usage: 504

שׁער שׁוער 
Show`er 
Usage: 37

and four
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

the Lord

Usage: 0

with the instruments
כּלי 
K@liy 
Usage: 325

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

David Organizes The Levites

4 Of which, twenty-four thousand were to set forward the work of the house of the LORD, and six thousand were officers and judges; 5 moreover, four thousand were porters, and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which David had made to praise therewith. 6 And David divided them into courses according to the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 29:25-26

And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, and of Gad, the king's seer, and of Nathan, the prophet, for that commandment was by the hand of the LORD, by the hand of his prophets.

Amos 6:5

that chant to the sound of the flute and invent to themselves instruments of music, like David;

1 Kings 10:12

And the king made of the brazil wood banisters for the house of the LORD and for the king's houses, harps also and psalteries for the singers; there never had been such brazil wood, nor was it seen again unto this day.

1 Chronicles 6:31-48

And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after the ark had rest.

1 Chronicles 9:17-27

And the porters: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brethren; Shallum was the head.

1 Chronicles 9:33

And of these there were singers, princes of the fathers of the Levites, who remained in the chambers free from other work; for they were employed in that work day and night.

1 Chronicles 15:16-24

And David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint of their brethren as singers with instruments of music, with psalteries and harps and cymbals sounding, and to lift up their voice with joy.

1 Chronicles 16:38

and Obededom with their brethren, sixty-eight; Obededom also the son of Jeduthun and Hosah to be porters.

1 Chronicles 16:41-42

and with them Heman and Jeduthun and the rest that were chosen expressly by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because his mercy is eternal.

1 Chronicles 25:1-7

Moreover David and the captains of the host separated unto the ministry the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, with psalteries, and with cymbals; and the number of men that were suitable for the work of their respective ministry was,

1 Chronicles 26:1-12

Concerning the divisions of the porters, of the Korhites: Meshelemiah, the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.

2 Chronicles 8:14

And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, each thing in its day; the porters also by their courses at each gate, for so had David, the man of God, commanded.

2 Chronicles 20:19-21

And the Levites, of the sons of the Kohath and of the sons of the Korah, stood up to praise the LORD God of Israel with a loud voice on high.

2 Chronicles 35:15

Likewise, the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David and Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; it was not necessary for them to depart from their ministry, for their brethren, the Levites, prepared for them.

Ezra 7:7

And there went up some of the sons of Israel and of the priests and the Levites and the singers and the porters and the Nethinims, unto Jerusalem, in the seventh year of Artaxerxes, the king.

Nehemiah 7:73

So the priests and the Levites and the porters and the singers and those of the people and the Nethinims and all Israel dwelt in their cities; and when the seventh month came, the sons of Israel were in their cities.

Psalm 87:7

And singers and players on instruments in her shall say: all my springs are in thee.

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