1 Chronicles 9:27
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New International Version
They would spend the night stationed around the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.

New Living Translation
They would spend the night around the house of God, since it was their duty to guard it and to open the gates every morning.

English Standard Version
And they lodged around the house of God, for on them lay the duty of watching, and they had charge of opening it every morning.

New American Standard Bible
They spent the night around the house of God, because the watch was committed to them; and they were in charge of opening it morning by morning.

King James Bible
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They spent the night in the vicinity of God's temple, because they had guard duty and were in charge of opening it every morning.

International Standard Version
They spent the night near the Temple of God, since they had been entrusted to guard it. They were in charge of opening it every morning.

NET Bible
They would spend the night in their posts all around God's sanctuary, for they were assigned to guard it and would open it with the key every morning.

New Heart English Bible
They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They would spend the night stationed around God's temple because they had to guard it and open it every morning.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge thereof was upon them, and to them pertained the opening thereof morning by morning.

New American Standard 1977
And they spent the night around the house of God, because the watch was committed to them; and they were in charge of opening it morning by morning.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

King James 2000 Bible
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the responsibility was upon them, and the opening of it every morning belonged to them.

American King James Version
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was on them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

American Standard Version
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge thereof was upon them; and to them pertained the opening thereof morning by morning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they abode in their watches round about the temple of the Lord: that when it was time, they might open the gates in the morning.

Darby Bible Translation
for they stayed round about the house of God during the night, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning [pertained] to them.

English Revised Version
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge thereof was upon them, and to them pertained the opening thereof morning by morning.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they lodged about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening of it every morning pertained to them.

World English Bible
They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.

Young's Literal Translation
and round about the house of God they lodge, for on them is the watch, and they are over the opening, even morning by morning.
Study Bible
Gatekeepers in Jerusalem
26for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God. 27They spent the night around the house of God, because the watch was committed to them; and they were in charge of opening it morning by morning. 28Now some of them had charge of the utensils of service, for they counted them when they brought them in and when they took them out.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 9:26
for the four chief gatekeepers who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the chambers and over the treasuries in the house of God.

1 Chronicles 9:28
Now some of them had charge of the utensils of service, for they counted them when they brought them in and when they took them out.

1 Chronicles 23:30
They are to stand every morning to thank and to praise the LORD, and likewise at evening,

1 Chronicles 23:32
Thus they are to keep charge of the tent of meeting, and charge of the holy place, and charge of the sons of Aaron their relatives, for the service of the house of the LORD.
Treasury of Scripture

And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was on them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

the charge

1 Chronicles 23:32 And that they should keep the charge of the tabernacle of the congregation, …

Romans 12:7 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teaches, on teaching;

the opening

1 Samuel 3:15 And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house …

Malachi 1:10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? …

And they lodged round about the house of God,.... In chambers on the outward wall about it, that they might be near to do their office:

because the charge was upon them; to guard the house:

and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them; that is, the opening of the doors of the mountain of the house, and the court of women; for as for others, that appertained to the priests, as Dr. Lightfoot (u) observes; under the second temple, it is said (w), Ben Geber was over the shutting of the gates in the evening, and so of opening in the morning.

(u) Temple-Service, c. 7. sect. 1.((w) Misn. Shekalim, c. 5. sect. 1.9:1-44 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.
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