Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

Holman Bible

They cast lots for their duties, young and old alike, teacher as well as pupil.

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.

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.

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
גּרל גּורל 
Gowral 
lot
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

American

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Lot

Context Readings

David Organizes The Musicians

7 And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all of them skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight. 8 And they cast lots with one another over the charges, the small as well as the great, the teacher with the scholar. 9 And the first lot came forth for Asaph to Joseph; to Gedaliah the second: he and his brethren and his sons were twelve.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 26:13

And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.

Leviticus 16:8

And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats: one lot for Jehovah, and the other lot for Azazel.

1 Samuel 14:41-42

And Saul said to Jehovah the God of Israel, Give a perfect testimony! And Jonathan and Saul were taken, and the people escaped.

1 Chronicles 15:22

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites for the music, gave instruction in music, for he was skilful.

1 Chronicles 24:5

And they were divided by lot, one with another; for the princes of the sanctuary and the princes of God were of the sons of Eleazar and of the sons of Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:31

These likewise cast lots just as their brethren the sons of Aaron before David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the chief fathers of the priests and Levites, the chief fathers just as the youngest of their brethren.

1 Chronicles 26:16

To Shuppim and Hosah westward, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the ascent, watch against watch.

2 Chronicles 23:13

And she looked, and behold, the king stood on his dais at the entrance, and the princes and the trumpets were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets; and the singers were there with the instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. And Athaliah rent her garments, and said, Conspiracy! Conspiracy!

Nehemiah 12:24

And the chief Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.

Proverbs 16:33

The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole decision is of Jehovah.

Acts 1:26

And they gave lots on them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.

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