2 Chronicles 23:4
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New International Version
Now this is what you are to do: A third of you priests and Levites who are going on duty on the Sabbath are to keep watch at the doors,

King James Bible
This is the thing that ye shall do; A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the doors;

Darby Bible Translation
This is the thing which ye shall do: a third part of you that come in on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be keepers of the doors;

World English Bible
This is the thing that you shall do. A third part of you, who come in on the Sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the thresholds.

Young's Literal Translation
This is the thing that ye do: The third of you, going in on the sabbath, of the priests, and of the Levites, are for gatekeepers of the thresholds,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And in the seventh year - See on 2 Kings 11:4 (note), etc.

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entering

1 Chronicles 23:3-6 Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and upward: and their number by their polls, man by man...

1 Chronicles 24:3-6 And David distributed them, both Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar...

Luke 1:8,9 And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course...

porters

1 Chronicles 26:13-16 And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate...

doors [heb] thresholds

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Jehoiada and Joash
'And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal. 2. But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. 3. And he was with her hid in the house of the Lord six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land. 4. And the seventh year Jehoiada
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
2 Kings 7:10
So they went and called out to the city gatekeepers and told them, "We went into the Aramean camp and no one was there--not a sound of anyone--only tethered horses and donkeys, and the tents left just as they were."

1 Chronicles 9:25
Their fellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.

2 Chronicles 23:5
a third of you at the royal palace and a third at the Foundation Gate, and all the others are to be in the courtyards of the temple of the LORD.

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