Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And he will set up according to the judgment of David his father the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their watches, to praise and to serve before the priests for the word of a day in its day; and the gate-keepers in their divisions, to gate and gate: for thus the command of David the man of God.

New American Standard Bible

Now according to the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering before the priests according to the daily rule, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for David the man of God had so commanded.

King James Version

And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

Holman Bible

According to the ordinances of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests over their service, of the Levites over their responsibilities to offer praise and to minister before the priests following the daily requirement, and of the gatekeepers by their divisions with respect to each gate, for this had been the command of David, the man of God.

International Standard Version

Following proscriptions laid down by his father David, Solomon appointed divisions of priests for their service as well as descendants of Levi for duties of praise and ministry before the priests consistent with the daily rules. Furthermore, because David, the man of God, had commanded it, Solomon also appointed gatekeepers to serve by divisions at every gate of the Temple.

A Conservative Version

And he appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their offices, to praise, and to minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required, al

American Standard Version

And he appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their offices, to praise, and to minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required; the doorkeepers also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

Amplified

Now in accordance with the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering and serving before the priests as every day required, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for David the man of God had so commanded.

Bible in Basic English

And he gave the divisions of the priests their places for their work, as ordered by his father David, and to the Levites he gave their work of praise and waiting on the priests, to do what was needed day by day; and he gave the door-keepers their places in turn at every door; for so David, the man of God, had given orders.

Darby Translation

And he appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their charges, to praise and serve before the priests, as the duty of every day required; and the doorkeepers by their divisions at every gate: for such was the commandment of David the man of God;

King James 2000

And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and serve before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the gatekeepers also by their divisions at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And in accord with the ordinance of David his father he appointed working groups of priests for their service, Levites for their responsibilities for praise and cultic service before the priests {according to the daily requirement}, and the gatekeepers in their working groups, gate by gate. For thus David the man of God had commanded.

Modern King James verseion

And according to the order of David his father, he appointed the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required; and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for so David the man of God had commanded.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Solomon put the sorts of priests in companies as David his father had ordered them, unto the offices, and the Levites unto their wait, for to praise and minister before the priests day by day, and the porters by course at every gate. For so had David the man of God commanded.

NET Bible

As his father David had decreed, Solomon appointed the divisions of the priests to do their assigned tasks, the Levitical orders to lead worship and help the priests with their daily tasks, and the divisions of the gatekeepers to serve at their assigned gates. This was what David the man of God had ordered.

New Heart English Bible

He appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their offices, to praise, and to minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required; the doorkeepers also by their divisions at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

The Emphasized Bible

and he caused to stand, according to the regulation of David his father, the courses of the priests over their service and of the Levites over their charges, to offer praise and to minister before the priests, for the duty of each day upon its own day, and the gate-keepers in their courses, at every several gate, - for, such, was the commandment of David the man of God;

Webster

And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

World English Bible

He appointed, according to the ordinance of David his father, the divisions of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their offices, to praise, and to minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required; the doorkeepers also by their divisions at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he establisheth, according to the ordinance of David his father, the courses of the priests over their service, and of the Levites over their charges, to praise and to minister over-against the priests, according to the matter of a day in its day, and the gatekeepers in their courses at gate and gate, for so is the command of David the man of God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
according to the order
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

the courses
מחלקת 
Machaloqeth 
Usage: 42

of the priests
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

עבודה עבדה 
`abodah 
Usage: 146

and the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

and minister
שׁרת 
Sharath 
Usage: 99

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

as the duty
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of every day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

the porters
שׁער שׁוער 
Show`er 
Usage: 37

מחלקת 
Machaloqeth 
Usage: 42

at every gate
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

Public Worship Established At The Temple

13 And in the word of a day in a day to bring up according to the commands of Moses for the Sabbaths, and for the new moons, and for the appointments, three times in the year, in the festival of unleavened, in the festival of sevens, and in the festival of the tents. 14 And he will set up according to the judgment of David his father the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their watches, to praise and to serve before the priests for the word of a day in its day; and the gate-keepers in their divisions, to gate and gate: for thus the command of David the man of God. 15 And they departed not from the command of the king concerning the priests and the Levites for every word and for the treasures.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 9:17

The gate-keepers, Shallum and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum the head;

Nehemiah 12:24

And the heads of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Joshua son of Kadmiel, and their brethren over against them, to praise, to confess in the command of David the man of God watching over against watching.

Nehemiah 12:36

And his brethren, Shemaiah, and Azarael, Milalai, Gilalai, Maai, Nathaneel, and Judah, Hanani, with instruments of song of David the man of God, and Ezra the scribe before them.

Deuteronomy 33:1

And this the blessing which Moses the man of God praised the sons of Israel before his death.

2 Samuel 23:2

The spirit of Jehovah spake in me, and his word upon my tongue.

1 Kings 13:1

And behold a man of God came out of Judah in the word of Jehovah to the house of God; and Jeroboam stood by the altar to burn incense.

1 Chronicles 6:31-48

And these whom David set up over the hands of song of the house of Jehovah from the resting of the ark

1 Chronicles 15:16-22

And David will say to the chiefs of the Levites to cause their brethren to stand singing with every instrument of song, lyres and harps, and cymbals, causing to hear to lift up with the voice for joy.

1 Chronicles 16:4-6

And he will give before the ark of Jehovah from the Levites serving, and for keeping in remembrance, and to confess and to praise to Jehovah God of Israel.

1 Chronicles 16:42

And with them Heman and Jeduthun, with trumpets and cymbals to cause to hear, and instruments of song of God. And the sons of Jeduthun at the gate.

1 Chronicles 23:1-19

And David was old and full of days, and he will make Solomon his son king over Israel

1 Chronicles 28:19

All in writing from the hand of Jehovah upon me, causing to understand all the works of the pattern.

2 Chronicles 5:11

And it will be in the coming forth of the priests from the holy place, (for all the priests being found were consecrated not to watch to the divisions:

2 Chronicles 23:4

This the word which ye shall do; the third of you coming in the Sabbath to the priests and to the Levites, to the gates of the thresholds;

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah will set up the divisions of the priests and the Levites for their divisions each according to the mouth of his service to the priests and to the Levites for the burnt-offering and for the peace, to serve and to confess and to praise, in the gates of the camp of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 35:10

And the service will be prepared, and the priests will stand upon their standing, and the Levites upon their divisions according to the command of the king.

Ezra 6:18

And they set up the priests in their division, and the Levites in their classes, for the work of God which is in Jerusalem; according to the writing of the book of Moses.

Luke 1:5

There was in the days of Herod, king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the daily order of Abia: and his wife the daughter of Aaron, and her name Elizabeth.

Luke 1:8

And it was in his being priest, in the arranging of the daily order before God,

Acts 13:22

And having removed him, he raised up to them David for king; to whom also having testified, he said, I found David of Jesse, a man according to my heart, who shall do all my desires.

Acts 13:36

For David, truly having served his own generation by the will of God, was set to sleep, and was added to his fathers, and saw corruption:

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