Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

until then they [were] gatekeepers at the gate of the king on the east [side] toward the camps of the Levites.

New American Standard Bible

being stationed until now at the king's gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.

King James Version

Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

Holman Bible

18 he was previously stationed at the King’s Gate on the east side. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the Levites.

International Standard Version

He used to be stationed in the King's Gate on the east side as one of the gatekeepers of the camp belonging to the descendants of Levi.

A Conservative Version

who formerly [served] in the king's gate eastward. They were the porters for the camp of the sons of Levi.

American Standard Version

who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

Amplified

Who hitherto was assigned to the king's east side gate. They were the gatekeepers of the camp of the Levites.

Bible in Basic English

Up till then they had been at the king's door to the east. They were door-keepers for the tents of the sons of Levi.

Darby Translation

And they have been hitherto in the king's gate eastward: they were the doorkeepers in the camps of the children of Levi.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And until now in the companies of the sons of Levi these have been the porters in the king's gate towards the east.

Julia Smith Translation

And hitherto in the king's gate from the sunrising: they keeping the gate for the camps of the sons of Levi.

King James 2000

Who until then waited in the king's gate eastward: they were gatekeepers in the camp of the children of Levi.

Modern King James verseion

And before they were at the king's gate eastward, they were gatekeepers in the companies of the sons of Levi.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For unto the time they had watched at the king's gate eastward in the tents of the children of Levi by companies.

NET Bible

he serves to this day at the King's Gate on the east. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the descendants of Levi.

New Heart English Bible

who were previously stationed at the king's gate on the east: they were the gatekeepers for the camp of the children of Levi.

The Emphasized Bible

and, hitherto, they were in the gate of the king, eastward, - the same, were the keepers of the gate, for the camps of the sons of Levi.

Webster

Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

World English Bible

who hitherto [waited] in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

Youngs Literal Translation

and hitherto they are at the gate of the king eastward; they are the gatekeepers for the companies of the sons of Levi.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

מזרח 
Mizrach 
Usage: 73

שׁער שׁוער 
Show`er 
Usage: 37

in the companies
מחנה 
Machaneh 
Usage: 216

Context Readings

Exiles Who Resettled In Jerusalem

17 And the gatekeepers [were] Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brethren (Shallum [was] the chief); 18 until then they [were] gatekeepers at the gate of the king on the east [side] toward the camps of the Levites. 19 And Shallum the son of Kore, son of Ebiasaph, son of Korah, and his kinsmen of the house of his fathers, the Korahites, [were] over the work of the service, the guardians of the entrances to the tent, and their fathers [were] over the camp of Yahweh, guardians of the entrance.



Cross References

Ezekiel 46:1-2

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "The gate of the inner courtyard facing east must be shut [on] the six of the days for work, but on the day of the Sabbath it must be opened and on the day of the new moon it must be opened.

1 Kings 10:5

the food of his table, the seat of his servants, the {manner} of his servants and their clothing, his cupbearers, and his burnt offerings which he offered in the house of Yahweh, {she was breathless}.

2 Kings 11:19

He took the commanders of the hundreds and the Carites and the runners and all the people of the land, and they brought the king down from the temple of Yahweh. And they marched by the way of the runner's gate [to] the palace of the king, and he sat on the throne of the kings.

1 Chronicles 26:12-19

These working groups of gatekeepers, corresponding to the chief men, had responsibilities like their brothers to serve in the house of Yahweh.

Ezekiel 44:2-3

And Yahweh said to me, "This gate will be shut. It shall not be opened, and {no one} will go through it, for Yahweh, the God of Israel, has entered it, and it will be shut.

Acts 3:11

And [while] he was holding fast to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the portico called Solomon's, utterly astonished.

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