1-chronicles 26 :17

1-chronicles 26 :17 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and toward Asuppim two and two.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and toward Asuppim two and two.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and for the store-house two and two.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

On the east were six Levites a day, and on the north and the south four a day, and for the store-house two and two.

Webster's Revision

Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and towards Asuppim, two and two.

World English Bible

Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and for the storehouse two and two.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and for the storehouse two and two.

Definitions for 1-chronicles 26 :17

Clarke's Commentary on 1-chronicles 26 :17

Eastward were six Levites - It is supposed that there were more guards set at this eastern gate, because it was more frequented than the others. At each of the other gates were only four; at this, six.

Barnes's Commentary on 1-chronicles 26 :17

Toward Asuppim two and two - It is conjectured that the "store-house" in question (1 Chronicles 26:15 note) had two doors, to each of which two porters were appointed.

Wesley's Commentary on 1-chronicles 26 :17

26:17 Six - For that being the chief gate of the temple required a better guard.
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