1 Chronicles 9:21
New International Version
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

New Living Translation
And later Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was responsible for guarding the entrance to the Tabernacle.

English Standard Version
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper at the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Berean Study Bible
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

King James Bible
And Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

New King James Version
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was keeper of the door of the tabernacle of meeting.

New American Standard Bible
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper of the entrance of the tent of meeting.

NASB 1995
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper of the entrance of the tent of meeting.

NASB 1977
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper of the entrance of the tent of meeting.

Amplified Bible
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper at the entrance of the Tent of Meeting.

Christian Standard Bible
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

American Standard Version
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tent of meeting.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Zechariah, son of Mashlam guarded the door of the Tent of Time.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Zacharias the son of Mosollami was keeper of the door of the tabernacle of witness.

Contemporary English Version
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was also one of the guards at the temple.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Zacharias the son of Mosollamia, was porter of the gate of the tabernacle of the testimony:

English Revised Version
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tent of meeting.

Good News Translation
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was also a guard at the entrance to the Tent of the LORD's presence.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Zechariah, son of Meshelemiah, was the keeper at the entrance to the tent of meeting.

International Standard Version
Meshelemiah's son Zechariah was gatekeeper at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tent of meeting.

Literal Standard Version
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah [is] gatekeeper at the opening of the Tent of Meeting.

NET Bible
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the guard at the entrance to the meeting tent.

New Heart English Bible
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was gatekeeper of the entrance of the Tent of Meeting.

World English Bible
Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the Tent of Meeting.

Young's Literal Translation
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah is gatekeeper at the opening of the tent of meeting.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The People of Jerusalem
20In earlier times Phinehas son of Eleazar had been in charge of the gatekeepers, and the LORD was with him. 21Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. 22The number of those chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds was 212. They were registered by genealogy in their villages. David and Samuel the seer had appointed them to their positions of trust.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 26:2
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

1 Chronicles 26:14
The lot for the East Gate fell to Shelemiah. Then lots were cast for his son Zechariah, a wise counselor, and the lot for the North Gate fell to him.


Treasury of Scripture

And Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

Zechariah

1 Chronicles 26:14
And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counseller, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.









(21) And.--Omit. The verse returns abruptly from the Mosaic to the Davidic age.

Zechariah the son of Meshelemiah had charge of the north gate under David (1Chronicles 26:12).

Was porter of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.--Was a doorkeeper of the tent of meeting. The verse seems to refer the functions of Zechariah to Mosaic antiquity; but comp. Note on 1Chronicles 9:19. The relation of this company to those mentioned in 1Chronicles 9:17 is indeterminate.

Verse 21. - Zechariah (see 1 Chronicles 26:1, 2, 11, 14).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Zechariah
זְכַרְיָה֙ (zə·ḵar·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2148: Zachariah -- the name of a number of Israelites

son
בֶּ֣ן (ben)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Meshelemiah
מְשֶֽׁלֶמְיָ֔ה (mə·še·lem·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4920: Meshelemiah -- a Levite

was the gatekeeper
שֹׁעֵ֥ר (šō·‘êr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7778: A gatekeeper

at the entrance
פֶּ֖תַח (pe·ṯaḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6607: An opening, door, entrance way

to the Tent
לְאֹ֥הֶל (lə·’ō·hel)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 168: A tent

of Meeting.
מוֹעֵֽד׃ (mō·w·‘êḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4150: Appointed time, place, or meeting


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