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1 Chronicles 26:12

    1 Chronicles 26:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Among these were the divisions of the porters, even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Among these were the divisions of the porters, even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Of these were the courses of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having offices like their brethren, to minister in the house of Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Of these were the divisions of the door-keepers, men of authority, having responsible positions like their brothers to be servants in the house of the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    Of these were the courses of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having offices like their brethren, to minister in the house of Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    Of these were the divisions of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having offices like their brothers, to minister in the house of Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Of these were the courses of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having charges like as their brethren, to minister in the house of the LORD.

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 26:12

    Minister - Servants.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 26:12

    The rest of this chapter, with the whole of the 28th, is wanting both in the Syriac and Arabic.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 26:12

    This verse is obscure, but its probable meaning is the following: "To these divisions of the porters, principal men, (were assigned) the watches, together with their brethren, for service in the house of the Lord;" i. e., the "chief men" 1 Chronicles 26:1-11, amounting to no more than 93, kept the watch and ward of the house, together with a further number of their brethren (4,000, 1 Chronicles 23:5), who assisted them from time to time.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 26:12

    26:12 Wards - Heb. having wards answerably to their brethren the other Levites, who were divided into twenty - four courses, as the priests also and the porters were.