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Nehemiah 12:45

    Nehemiah 12:45 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they kept the charge of their God, and the charge of the purification, and'so did the singers and the porters, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they kept the watch of their God, and were responsible for making things clean, and so did the music-makers and the door-keepers, as it was ordered by David and Solomon his son.

    Webster's Revision

    And they kept the charge of their God, and the charge of the purification, and'so did the singers and the porters, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.

    World English Bible

    They performed the duty of their God, and the duty of the purification, and [so did] the singers and the porters, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, and so did the singers and the porters, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.

    Definitions for Nehemiah 12:45

    Ward - Prison; custody.

    Barnes' Notes on Nehemiah 12:45

    The ward of the purification - The observances with respect to purification. Compare 1 Chronicles 23:28.

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 12:45

    12:45 The ward - That ward, or charge, which God had prescribed to them. And in particular the charge of purification, of taking care that no unclean person or thing should enter into the house or courts of the Lord.