1 Chronicles 9:18
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New International Version
being stationed at the King's Gate on the east, up to the present time. These were the gatekeepers belonging to the camp of the Levites.

New Living Translation
Prior to this time, they were responsible for the King's Gate on the east side. These men served as gatekeepers for the camps of the Levites.

English Standard Version
until then they were in the king’s gate on the east side as the gatekeepers of the camps of the Levites.

New American Standard Bible
being stationed until now at the king's gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.

King James Bible
Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
he was previously stationed at the King's Gate on the east side. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the Levites.

International Standard Version
He used to be stationed in the King's Gate on the east side as one of the gatekeepers of the camp belonging to the descendants of Levi.

NET Bible
he serves to this day at the King's Gate on the east. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the descendants of Levi.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Formerly, they were stationed at the king's gate on the east side. They were the gatekeepers for the Levite quarters.

JPS Tanakh 1917
who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward; they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

New American Standard 1977
being stationed until now at the king’s gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And until now in the companies of the sons of Levi these have been the porters in the king's gate towards the east.

King James 2000 Bible
Who until then waited in the king's gate eastward: they were gatekeepers in the camp of the children of Levi.

American King James Version
Who till now waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

American Standard Version
who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Until that time, in the king's gate eastward, the sons of Levi waited by their turns.

Darby Bible Translation
And they have been hitherto in the king's gate eastward: they were the doorkeepers in the camps of the children of Levi.

English Revised Version
who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

Webster's Bible Translation
Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

World English Bible
who hitherto [waited] in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

Young's Literal Translation
and hitherto they are at the gate of the king eastward; they are the gatekeepers for the companies of the sons of Levi.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:1-44 Genealogies. - This chapter expresses that one end of recording all these genealogies was, to direct the Jews, when they returned out of captivity, with whom to unite, and where to reside. Here is an account of the good state into which the affairs of religion were put, on the return from Babylon. Every one knew his charge. Work is likely to be done well when every one knows the duty of his place, and makes a business of it. God is the God of order. Thus was the temple a figure of the heavenly one, where they rest not day nor night from praising God, Re 4:8. Blessed be His name, believers there shall, not in turn, but all together, without interruption, praise him night and day: may the Lord make each of us fit for the inheritance of the saints in light.
Study Bible
Gatekeepers in Jerusalem
17Now the gatekeepers were Shallum and Akkub and Talmon and Ahiman and their relatives (Shallum the chief 18being stationed until now at the king's gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi. 19Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his relatives of his father's house, the Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the tent; and their fathers had been over the camp of the LORD, keepers of the entrance.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 9:17
Now the gatekeepers were Shallum and Akkub and Talmon and Ahiman and their relatives (Shallum the chief

1 Chronicles 9:19
Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his relatives of his father's house, the Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the tent; and their fathers had been over the camp of the LORD, keepers of the entrance.

Jeremiah 35:4
and I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the chamber of the officials, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the doorkeeper.

Ezekiel 44:1
Then He brought me back by the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary, which faces the east; and it was shut.

Ezekiel 46:1
'Thus says the Lord GOD, "The gate of the inner court facing east shall be shut the six working days; but it shall be opened on the sabbath day and opened on the day of the new moon.

Ezekiel 46:2
"The prince shall enter by way of the porch of the gate from outside and stand by the post of the gate. Then the priests shall provide his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate and then go out; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.
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Who till now waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

Who hitherto waited. The original is wead hennah, which Houbigant and Dr. Geddes consider as a proper name, and render, `And Adnah was over the eastern gate, called the king's;' i.e. the gate by which the kings of Judah went to the temple. The list is here nearly the same with those found in Ezra and Nehemiah, and contains those who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel: but the list in Nehemiah is more ample, probably because it contains those who came {afterwards}; the object of the sacred writer here being to give the names of those who came first (ver

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