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Theasaurus: Porters

9 Bible Verses about Porters

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2 Chronicles 23:19

He also set the porters at the gates of the house of the LORD so that there should be no way for anyone who was unclean to enter in.

2 Samuel 18:26

the watchman saw another man running, and the watchman called unto the porter and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings.

1 Chronicles 16:42

And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals to sound, and with other musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.

1 Chronicles 23:5

moreover, four thousand were porters, and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which David had made to praise therewith.

1 Chronicles 15:18

and with them their brethren of the second order, Zechariah, Ben, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Elipheleh, Mikneiah, Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.

Nehemiah 11:19

Moreover, the porters, Akkub, Talmon, and their brethren, guards at the gates, were one hundred and seventy-two.

Nehemiah 12:25

Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.

2 Chronicles 35:15

Likewise, the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David and Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; it was not necessary for them to depart from their ministry, for their brethren, the Levites, prepared for them.

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2 Samuel 18:26

the watchman saw another man running, and the watchman called unto the porter and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings.

1 Chronicles 16:42

And with them Heman and Jeduthun with trumpets and cymbals to sound, and with other musical instruments of God. And the sons of Jeduthun were porters.

1 Chronicles 23:5

moreover, four thousand were porters, and four thousand praised the LORD with the instruments which David had made to praise therewith.

2 Chronicles 35:15

Likewise, the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David and Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; it was not necessary for them to depart from their ministry, 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

Likewise, the singers, the sons of Asaph, were in their place, according to the commandment of David and Asaph and Heman and Jeduthun, the king's seer; and the porters waited at every gate; it was not necessary for them to depart from their ministry, for their brethren, the Levites, prepared for them.

1 Chronicles 9:17-32

And the porters: Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brethren; Shallum was the head. And until now in the companies of the sons of Levi these have been the porters in the king's gate towards the east. And Shallum, the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his brethren of the house of his father, the Korahites, were over the work of the ministry, keepers of the gates of the tabernacle; and their fathers, being over the camp of the LORD, were keepers of the entry. read more.
And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, was the captain over them in time past, and the LORD was with him. And Zechariah, the son of Meshelemiah, was porter of the door of the tabernacle of the testimony. All these which were chosen to be porters in the gates were two hundred and twelve when they were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel, the seer, ordained in their set office. So they and their sons had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards. Towards the four winds were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and Negev. And their brethren, who were in their villages, came every seven days in their set times with them. For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office and were over the chambers and treasures of the house of God. And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them. And certain of them had the charge of the vessels of ministry, that they should account for them when they were brought in and out. Some of them also were appointed to oversee the vessels and all the instruments of the sanctuary and the fine flour and the wine and the oil and the frankincense and the spices. And some of the sons of the priests made the ointment of the spices. And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum, the Korahite, had the set office over the things that were made in the pans. And other of their brethren, of the sons of the Kohathites, were over the showbread, to order it every sabbath.

2 Chronicles 34:13

Also they were over the bearers of burdens and were overseers of all that wrought the work in any manner of service; and of the Levites there were scribes, and officers, and porters.

Porters » Their posts were determined by lot

1 Chronicles 24:31

These, likewise, cast lots over against their brethren, the sons of Aaron, in the presence of David, the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites, even the principal fathers over against their younger brethren.

1 Chronicles 26:13-19

And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to the houses of their fathers, for each gate. And the lot of the east fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah, his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out for the north. To Obededom towards the Negev; and to his sons the house of consultation. read more.
To Shuppim and Hosah to the west, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward. To the east six Levites, to the north four by day, to the Negev four by day, and toward the house of the consultation two by two. At the chamber of the vessels to the west, four in the way and two in the chamber. These are the divisions of the porters among the sons of Kore and among the sons of Merari.

Porters » They served in twenty-four courses

1 Chronicles 26:13-19

And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to the houses of their fathers, for each gate. And the lot of the east fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah, his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out for the north. To Obededom towards the Negev; and to his sons the house of consultation. read more.
To Shuppim and Hosah to the west, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward. To the east six Levites, to the north four by day, to the Negev four by day, and toward the house of the consultation two by two. At the chamber of the vessels to the west, four in the way and two in the chamber. These are the divisions of the porters among the sons of Kore and among the sons of Merari.

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

1 Chronicles 9:27

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

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

Nehemiah 12:25

Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.

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

2 Chronicles 23:5

and a third part shall be at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation; and all the people shall be in the courts of the house of the LORD.

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

2 Chronicles 23:5

and a third part shall be at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation; and all the people shall be in the courts of the house of the LORD.

Porters » One-third were porters of the temple

2 Chronicles 23:4

This is the thing that ye must do: A third part of you, those who enter on the sabbath, shall be porters at the doors with the priests and the Levites;