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9 Bible Verses about Porters

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John 10:3

The watchman opens the door for this man, and the sheep listen to his voice and heed it; and he calls his own sheep by name and brings (leads) them out.

2 Chronicles 23:19

Jehoiada set the gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the Lord so that no one should enter who was in any way unclean.

2 Samuel 18:26

Then the watchman saw another man running, and the watchman called to the gatekeeper, Behold, another man running alone. The king said, He also brings news.

1 Chronicles 16:42

With them were Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those who should sound aloud, and instruments for accompanying the songs of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were to be at the gate.

1 Chronicles 23:5

And, said David, 4,000 shall be gatekeepers and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments which I made for praise.

1 Chronicles 15:18

And with them their brethren of the second class: Zechariah, Ben, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and also the gatekeepers, Obed-edom and Jeiel.

Nehemiah 11:19

The gatekeepers: Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren, who kept watch, were 172.

Nehemiah 12:25

Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were gatekeepers guarding at the storehouses of the gates.

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their places according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer. And the gatekeepers were at every gate; they did not need to leave their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

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2 Samuel 18:26

Then the watchman saw another man running, and the watchman called to the gatekeeper, Behold, another man running alone. The king said, He also brings news.

1 Chronicles 16:42

With them were Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals for those who should sound aloud, and instruments for accompanying the songs of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were to be at the gate.

1 Chronicles 23:5

And, said David, 4,000 shall be gatekeepers and 4,000 are to praise the Lord with the instruments which I made for praise.

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their places according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer. And the gatekeepers were at every gate; they did not need to leave their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

Porters » Guards at the city gates, the doors of the king's palace, and doors of the temple

2 Chronicles 35:15

The singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their places according to the command of David, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun the king's seer. And the gatekeepers were at every gate; they did not need to leave their service, for their brethren the Levites prepared for them.

1 Chronicles 9:17-32

The gatekeepers were: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their kinsmen, Shallum being the chief Who hitherto was assigned to the king's east side gate. They were the gatekeepers of the camp of the Levites. Shallum son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his kinsmen of his father's house, the Korahites, were in charge of the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the Tent, as their fathers had been in charge of the camp of the Lord, keepers of the entrance. read more.
Phinehas son of Eleazar was ruler over them in times past, and the Lord was with him. Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper at the entrance of the Tent of Meeting. All these chosen to be keepers at the thresholds were 212. These were enrolled by their genealogies in their villages [around Jerusalem], these men [whose grandfathers] David and Samuel the seer had established to their office of trust. So they and their sons had oversight of the gates of the Lord's house, that is, the house of the tabernacle, by wards. The gatekeepers were stationed on the four sides [of the house of the Lord] -- "on the east, west, north, and south. Their brethren in their villages were to come in every seven days to be with them. But these Levites, the four chief gatekeepers, were in charge of the chambers and treasuries of the house of God. They lodged round about God's house, for the duty [of watching] was theirs, as well as the opening of the house every morning. Some of them had charge of the serving utensils, being required to count them when they brought them in or took them out. Some of them also were appointed over the furniture and over all the sacred utensils, as well as over the fine flour, wine, oil, frankincense, and spices. Other sons of the priests prepared the ointment of spices. Mattithiah, one of the Levites, the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, was responsible for the things baked in pans. Of their Kohathite kinsmen, some were to prepare the showbread every Sabbath.

2 Chronicles 34:13

Also had oversight of the burden bearers and all who did work in any kind of service; and some of the Levites were scribes, officials, and gatekeepers.

Porters » Their posts were determined by lot

1 Chronicles 24:31

These likewise cast lots, as did their kinsmen the sons of Aaron, in the presence of David the king, Zadok, Ahimelech, and the heads of the fathers' houses of the priests and Levites -- "the head of each father's house and his younger brother alike.

1 Chronicles 26:13-19

And they cast lots by fathers' houses, small and great alike, for every gate. The lot for the east fell to Shelemiah. They cast lots also for Zechariah his son, a wise counselor, and his lot came out for the north. To Obed-edom it came out for the south, and to his sons the storehouse was allotted. read more.
To Shuppim and Hosah the lot fell for the west, by the refuse gate that goes into the ascending highway, post opposite post. On the east were six Levites, on the north four a day, on the south four a day, and two by two at the storehouse. At the colonnade on the west side [of the outer court of the temple], there were four at the road and two at the colonnade. These were the divisions of the gatekeepers among the Korahites and the sons of Merari.

Porters » They served in twenty-four courses

1 Chronicles 26:13-19

And they cast lots by fathers' houses, small and great alike, for every gate. The lot for the east fell to Shelemiah. They cast lots also for Zechariah his son, a wise counselor, and his lot came out for the north. To Obed-edom it came out for the south, and to his sons the storehouse was allotted. read more.
To Shuppim and Hosah the lot fell for the west, by the refuse gate that goes into the ascending highway, post opposite post. On the east were six Levites, on the north four a day, on the south four a day, and two by two at the storehouse. At the colonnade on the west side [of the outer court of the temple], there were four at the road and two at the colonnade. These were the divisions of the gatekeepers among the Korahites and the sons of Merari.

Porters » Lodged round about the temple in order to be present for opening the doors

1 Chronicles 9:27

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

Porters » They also served as porters of the gates of the walls

Nehemiah 12:25

Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were gatekeepers guarding at the storehouses of the gates.

Porters » One-third were porters of the gate of the foundation

2 Chronicles 23:5

A [second] third shall be at the king's house, and [the final] third at the Foundation Gate; and all the people shall be in the courts [only] of the house of the Lord.

Porters » One-third were porters of the king's house

2 Chronicles 23:5

A [second] third shall be at the king's house, and [the final] third at the Foundation Gate; and all the people shall be in the courts [only] of the house of the Lord.

Porters » One-third were porters of the temple

2 Chronicles 23:4

This is what you shall do: a third of you priests and Levites who are resuming service on the Sabbath shall be doorkeepers,