Parallel Verses

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 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 the 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

Now these are the singers, heads of the fathers’ households of the Levites, living 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.

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.

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
H1
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

day
יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

References

Context Readings

Exiles Who Resettled In Jerusalem

32 Some of the Kohathites, their relatives, were in charge of preparing the bread that is displayed each Sabbath. 33 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. 34 These were the family leaders of the Levites, as listed in their genealogical records. They lived in Jerusalem.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 6:31-33

These are the men David put in charge of music in the Lord's sanctuary, after the ark was placed there.

1 Chronicles 25:1-31

David and the army officers selected some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to prophesy as they played stringed instruments and cymbals. The following men were assigned this responsibility:

1 Chronicles 15:16-22

David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint some of their relatives as musicians; they were to play various instruments, including stringed instruments and cymbals, and to sing loudly and joyfully.

1 Chronicles 16:4-6

He appointed some of the Levites to serve before the ark of the Lord, to offer prayers, songs of thanks, and hymns to the Lord God of Israel.

Ezra 7:24

Furthermore, be aware of the fact that you have no authority to impose tax, tribute, or toll on any of the priests, the Levites, the musicians, the doorkeepers, the temple servants, or the attendants at the temple of this God.

Nehemiah 11:17

Mattaniah son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, the praise leader who led in thanksgiving and prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his colleagues; and Abda son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.

Nehemiah 11:22-23

The overseer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mica. He was one of Asaph's descendants who were the singers responsible for the service of the temple of God.

Psalm 134:1-2

A song of ascents. Attention! Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, who serve in the Lord's temple during the night.

Psalm 135:1-3

Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord! Offer praise, you servants of the Lord,

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