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1 Chronicles 9:26

    1 Chronicles 9:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For the four chief door-keepers, who were Levites, had a special position, looking after the rooms and the store-houses of the house of God.

    Webster's Revision

    for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

    World English Bible

    for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the rooms and over the treasuries in the house of God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in a set office, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 9:26

    Rather, "For the four chief porters, who were themselves Levites, were in trust, who also had the charge of the chambers, etc." A contrast seems intended between the four chief porters, whose charge was constant, and the remainder, who kept watch by turns.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 9:26

    9:26 Set office - These were constantly upon the place, in the execution of their office, that they might oversee the inferior porters in their work. Treasuries - In which the sacred utensils and other treasures belonging to the temple, were kept.