Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened that [while] he was serving as priest before God in the order of his division,

New American Standard Bible

Now it happened that while he was performing his priestly service before God in the appointed order of his division,

King James Version

And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,

Holman Bible

When his division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God,

International Standard Version

When Zechariah was serving with his division of priests in God's presence,

A Conservative Version

But it came to pass during his service as a priest in the course of his division in the presence of God,

American Standard Version

Now it came to pass, while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,

Amplified

Now while on duty, serving as priest before God in the order of his division,

An Understandable Version

Now it happened that when Zacharias' turn came in his division,

Anderson New Testament

It came to pass, while he was officiating as priest before God, in the order of his class, that,

Bible in Basic English

Now it came about that in his turn he was acting as priest before God,

Common New Testament

Now while he was serving as priest before God when his division was on duty,

Daniel Mace New Testament

now Zachary was to officiate in divine service, in the order of his family,

Darby Translation

And it came to pass, as he fulfilled his priestly service before God in the order of his course,

Godbey New Testament

And it came to pass, while he was officiating in the order of his course before God,

Goodspeed New Testament

Once when he was acting as priest before God, when his division was on duty,

John Wesley New Testament

And while he executed the priest's office before God,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course,

Modern King James verseion

And it happened in his serving in the order of his course, before God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it came to pass, as he executed the priest's office before God as his course came,

Moffatt New Testament

Now while he was officiating before God in the due course of his division,

Montgomery New Testament

Now while Zachariah was acting as priest before God in the due course of his class, it fell to his lot, according to the custom of priesthood,

NET Bible

Now while Zechariah was serving as priest before God when his division was on duty,

New Heart English Bible

Now it happened, while he was performing the priest's office before God in the order of his division,

Noyes New Testament

And it came to pass, that, while he was serving as priest before God in the order of his course,

Sawyer New Testament

And when he was performing the priest's office in the order of his class before God, it fell to his lot,

The Emphasized Bible

But it came to pass, as he was doing priestly service in the order of his daily course, before God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And it came to pass, as he discharged his priestly office in the order of his periodical ministration before God,

Twentieth Century New Testament

One day, when Zechariah was officiating as priest before God, during the turn of his Division,

Webster

And it came to pass, that, while he executed the priests' office before God in the order of his course,

Weymouth New Testament

Now while he was doing priestly duty before God in the prescribed course of his class,

Williams New Testament

Once when he was acting as priest before God, when his division was on duty, it fell to his lot,

World English Bible

Now it happened, while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his division,

Worrell New Testament

Now it came to pass, that, while he was doing priestly service in the order of his course before God,

Worsley New Testament

And it came to pass, while he was in the order of his course performing the priest's office before God,

Youngs Literal Translation

And it came to pass, in his acting as priest, in the order of his course before God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

it came to pass
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

he

Usage: 0

ἱερατεύω 
Hierateuo 
Usage: 1

ἔναντι 
Enanti 
Usage: 1

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the order
τάξις 
Taxis 
Usage: 10

of his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Prediction Of John The Baptist's Birth

7 And {they did not have} a child, because Elizabeth was barren. And they were both advanced {in years}. 8 And it happened that [while] he was serving as priest before God in the order of his division, 9 according to the custom of the priesthood he was chosen by lot to enter into the temple of the Lord to burn incense.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 24:19

These [were] their appointments for their service to come into the house of Yahweh according to their custom by the hand of Aaron their father, as Yahweh the God of Israel had commanded him.

2 Chronicles 8:14

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.

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah appointed working groups of the priests and the Levites, each according to their divisions, {according to the service for priests and Levites}, for burnt offerings, for peace offerings, to serve, to give thanks, and to praise in the gates of the camps of Yahweh.

Luke 1:5

It happened that in the days of Herod, king of Judea, [there was] a certain priest, Zechariah by name, of the division of Abijah. And {he had a wife} from the daughters of Aaron, and her name [was] Elizabeth.

Exodus 28:1

"And bring near to you Aaron, your brother, and his sons with him from the midst of the {Israelites} to serve as priests for me--Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron.

Exodus 28:41

And you will clothe them--Aaron, your brother, and his sons with him--and you will anoint them and {ordain them} and consecrate them, and they will serve as priests for me.

Exodus 29:1

"And this [is] the thing that you will do for them to consecrate them to serve as a priest for me: Take {one young bull} and two rams without defect

Exodus 29:9

And you will gird Aaron and his sons [with] sashes and wrap headdresses on them. And priesthood will be theirs as a lasting rule, and {you will ordain Aaron and his sons.}

Exodus 29:44

And I will consecrate the tent of assembly and the altar, and Aaron and his sons I will consecrate to serve as priests for me.

Exodus 30:30

And you will anoint Aaron and his sons, and you will consecrate them to serve as priests for me.

Numbers 18:7

But you with your sons will keep your priesthood to perform your priestly duties for everything at the altar and for {the area behind the curtain}. I give you the priesthood as a gift, but the stranger who approaches will be put to death."

1 Chronicles 24:2

And Nadab and Abihu died before their father, and {they had no sons}, so Eleazar and Ithamar served as priests.

2 Chronicles 11:14

For the Levites left their pasturelands and their property and came to Judah and to Jerusalem, for Jeroboam and his sons had rejected them from serving as priests to Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 31:19

And for the descendants of Aaron, the priests, [who were] in the fields of the pasturelands of their cities, {in each and every one of their cities} [were] men who were designated by name to give shares to every male among the priests and to everyone enrolled among the Levites.

Ezra 6:18

Then they set the priests in their divisions and the Levites in their sections for the work of God in Jerusalem, as it is written in the book of Moses.

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