Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now these are the singers, heads of fathers' households of the Levites, who lived in the chambers of the temple free from other service; for they were engaged in their work day and night.

King James Version

And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.

Holman Bible

The singers, the heads of Levite families, stayed in the [temple] chambers and were exempt from other tasks because they were on duty day and night.

International Standard Version

These singers, leaders of ancestral households of the descendants of Levi, were living in the chambers of the Temple. Freed from other service responsibilities, they were on duty day and night.

A Conservative Version

And these are the singers, heads of fathers of the Levites, [who dwelt] in the chambers [and were] free [from other service], for they were employed in their work day and night.

American Standard Version

And these are the singers, heads of fathers houses of the Levites, who dwelt in the chambers and were free from other service ; for they were employed in their work day and night.

Amplified

These are the singers, heads of the fathers' houses of the Levites, dwelling in the temple chambers, free from other service because they were on duty day and night.

Bible in Basic English

And these were those who had the ordering of the music and songs, heads of families of the Levites, who were living in the rooms, and were free from other work, for their work went on day and night.

Darby Translation

And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, who were in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And these singing, heads of the fathers to the Levites in the cells being free: for their day and night upon them in work

King James 2000

And these are the singers, heads of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free from other service: for they were employed in that work day and night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now these [were] the singers; the heads of the {families} of the Levites [were] in the chambers free from other service, for day and night [they were] over them on the service.

Modern King James verseion

And these were the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites in the chambers, they were free of duty, for they were employed in that work day and night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are the singers - ancient heads among the Levites divided by chambers, for they had to do both day and night.

NET Bible

The musicians and Levite family leaders stayed in rooms at the sanctuary and were exempt from other duties, for day and night they had to carry out their assigned tasks.

New Heart English Bible

These are the singers, heads of ancestral houses of the Levites, who lived in the chambers and were free from other service; for they were employed in their work day and night.

The Emphasized Bible

These, also were the singers, ancestral chiefs of the Levites, in the chambers, free, - for, by day and by night, was there a charge upon them, in the business.

Webster

And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.

World English Bible

These are the singers, heads of fathers' [houses] of the Levites, [who lived] in the rooms [and were] free [from other service]; for they were employed in their work day and night.

Youngs Literal Translation

And these who sing, heads of fathers of the Levites, in the chambers, are free, for by day and by night they are over them in the work.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁוּר שׁירo 
Shiyr 
Usage: 86

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the fathers
אב 
'ab 
Usage: 1214

of the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

לשׁכּה 
Lishkah 
Usage: 47

פּטר 
Patar 
Usage: 5

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

Context Readings

Exiles Who Resettled In Jerusalem

32 Some of their relatives of the sons of the Kohathites were over the showbread to prepare it every sabbath. 33 Now these are the singers, heads of fathers' households of the Levites, who lived in the chambers of the temple free from other service; for they were engaged in their work day and night. 34 These were heads of fathers' households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, who lived in Jerusalem.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 6:31-33

Now these are those whom David appointed over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after the ark rested there.

1 Chronicles 25:1-31

Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps and cymbals; and the number of those who performed their service was:

1 Chronicles 15:16-22

Then David spoke to the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their relatives the singers, with instruments of music, harps, lyres, loud-sounding cymbals, to raise sounds of joy.

1 Chronicles 16:4-6

He appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of the LORD, even to celebrate and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

Ezra 7:24

"We also inform you that it is not allowed to impose tax, tribute or toll on any of the priests, Levites, singers, doorkeepers, Nethinim or servants of this house of God.

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the leader in beginning the thanksgiving at prayer, and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

Nehemiah 11:22-23

Now the overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica, from the sons of Asaph, who were the singers for the service of the house of God.

Psalm 134:1-2

Behold, bless the LORD, all servants of the LORD, Who serve by night in the house of the LORD!

Psalm 135:1-3

Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD; Praise Him, O servants of the LORD,



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