Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

Holman Bible

They spent the night in the vicinity of God's temple, because they had guard duty and were in charge of opening it every morning.

International Standard Version

They spent the night near the Temple of God, since they had been entrusted to guard it. They were in charge of opening it every morning.

A Conservative Version

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge [of it] was upon them, and to them pertained the opening of it morning by morning.

American Standard Version

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge thereof was upon them; and to them pertained the opening thereof morning by morning.

Amplified

They lodged round about God's house, for the duty [of watching] was theirs, as well as the opening of the house every morning.

Bible in Basic English

Their sleeping-rooms were round the house of God, for they had the care of it, and were responsible for opening it morning by morning.

Darby Translation

for they stayed round about the house of God during the night, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will lodge round about the house of God, for upon them the watches, and they over its opening, and for morning to morning.

King James 2000

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the responsibility was upon them, and the opening of it every morning belonged to them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they lodged all around the house of God, for upon them [was] a responsibility. And {they had charge of opening [the house of God] every morning}.

Modern King James verseion

And they lived around the house of God, because the duty was on them. And they were to open it morning by morning.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and lay all night round about the house of God: because the keeping thereof pertained to them and to open it every morning.

NET Bible

They would spend the night in their posts all around God's sanctuary, for they were assigned to guard it and would open it with the key every morning.

New Heart English Bible

They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.

New simplified Bible

They would spend the night stationed around the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.

The Emphasized Bible

And, round about the house of God, used they to lodge, - for, upon them, was the charge, and they were over the setting open, morning by morning.

Webster

And they lodged about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening of it every morning pertained to them.

World English Bible

They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.

Youngs Literal Translation

and round about the house of God they lodge, for on them is the watch, and they are over the opening, even morning by morning.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לין לוּן 
Luwn 
lodge , murmur , ... the night , abide , remain , tarry , lodge in , continue , dwell , endure , grudge , left , lie , variant
Usage: 84

סביבה סביב 
Cabiyb 
Usage: 334

the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

was upon them, and the opening
מפתּח 
Maphteach 
Usage: 3

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

Context Readings

Exiles Who Resettled In Jerusalem

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. 28 Now some of them had charge of the utensils of service, for they counted them when they brought them in and when they took them out.



Cross References

1 Samuel 3:15

So Samuel lay down until morning. Then he opened the doors of the house of the LORD But Samuel was afraid to tell the vision to Eli.

1 Chronicles 23:30-32

They are to stand every morning to thank and to praise the LORD, and likewise at evening,

Malachi 1:10

"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the gates, that you might not uselessly kindle fire on My altar! I am not pleased with you," says the LORD of hosts, "nor will I accept an offering from you.

Romans 12:7

if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching;



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