Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

King James Version

For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

Holman Bible

but the four chief gatekeepers, who were Levites, were entrusted with the rooms and the treasuries of God's temple.

International Standard Version

because the four senior gatekeepers (who were descendants of Levi) had been placed in charge of the chambers and the treasury of the Temple of God.

A Conservative Version

for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

American Standard Version

for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

Amplified

But these Levites, the four chief gatekeepers, were in charge of the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

Bible in Basic English

For the four chief door-keepers, who were Levites, had a special position, looking after the rooms and the store-houses of the house of God.

Darby Translation

For in their trust these four were the chief doorkeepers: they were Levites; and they were over the chambers and over the treasuries of the house of God;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office and were over the chambers and treasures of the house of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For in faithfulness these four strong ones of the gates, these Levites, and they were over the cells and over the treasures of the house of God.

King James 2000

For these Levites, the four chief gatekeepers, were in their office of trust, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the four mighty gatekeepers, they who [were] Levites, {were entrusted} and [were] over the chambers and over the storerooms of the house of God.

Modern King James verseion

For they were in faithfulness, the four chief gatekeepers; they were Levites, and were over the rooms, and over the treasuries of the house of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the Levites were committed to be principal porters of fidelity. And they had the oversight of the vestries and treasures of the house of God,

NET Bible

The four head gatekeepers, who were Levites, were assigned to guard the storerooms and treasuries in God's sanctuary.

New Heart English Bible

for the four chief gatekeepers, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

The Emphasized Bible

For, in trust, were four mighty men of the keepers of the gates, the same, were Levites, - and they were over the chambers, and over the treasuries of the house of God.

Webster

For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

World English Bible

for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the rooms and over the treasuries in the house of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

For in office are the four chiefs of the gatekeepers, they are Levites, and they have been over the chambers, and over the treasuries of the house of God,

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

the four
ארבּעה ארבּע 
'arba` 
Usage: 318

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

שׁער שׁוער 
Show`er 
Usage: 37

אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

and were over the chambers
לשׁכּה 
Lishkah 
Usage: 47

אוצר 
'owtsar 
Usage: 79

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Exiles Who Resettled In Jerusalem

25 Their relatives in their villages were to come in every seven days from time to time to be with them; 26 for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God. 27 They spent the night around the house of God, because the watch was committed to them; and they were in charge of opening it morning by morning.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 26:20-27

The Levites, their relatives, had charge of the treasures of the house of God and of the treasures of the dedicated gifts.

2 Chronicles 31:5-12

As soon as the order spread, the sons of Israel provided in abundance the first fruits of grain, new wine, oil, honey and of all the produce of the field; and they brought in abundantly the tithe of all.

Nehemiah 10:38-39

The priest, the son of Aaron, shall be with the Levites when the Levites receive tithes, and the Levites shall bring up the tenth of the tithes to the house of our God, to the chambers of the storehouse.

Nehemiah 13:5

had prepared a large room for him, where formerly they put the grain offerings, the frankincense, the utensils and the tithes of grain, wine and oil prescribed for the Levites, the singers and the gatekeepers, and the contributions for the priests.

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