2 Chronicles 23:19
New International Version
He also stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the LORD's temple so that no one who was in any way unclean might enter.

New Living Translation
He also stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the LORD’s Temple to keep out those who for any reason were ceremonially unclean.

English Standard Version
He stationed the gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the LORD so that no one should enter who was in any way unclean.

Berean Study Bible
He stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the LORD, so that nothing unclean could enter for any reason.

King James Bible
And he set the porters at the gates of the house of the LORD, that none which was unclean in any thing should enter in.

New King James Version
And he set the gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the LORD, so that no one who was in any way unclean should enter.

New American Standard Bible
He stationed the gatekeepers of the house of the LORD, so that no one would enter who was in any way unclean.

NASB 1995
He stationed the gatekeepers of the house of the LORD, so that no one would enter who was in any way unclean.

NASB 1977
And he stationed the gatekeepers of the house of the LORD, so that no one should enter who was in any way unclean.

Amplified Bible
Jehoiada stationed the gatekeepers [at the gates] of the house of the LORD, so that no one would enter who was in any way unclean.

Christian Standard Bible
He stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the LORD’s temple so that nothing unclean could enter for any reason.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the LORD's temple so that nothing unclean could enter for any reason.

American Standard Version
And he set the porters at the gates of the house of Jehovah, that none that was unclean in anything should enter in.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Guards of the gates shall stand at the gates of the house of LORD JEHOVAH, and the defiled shall not enter there.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the porters stood at the gates of the house of the Lord, that no one unclean in any respect should enter in.

Contemporary English Version
Jehoiada ordered the guards at the temple gates to keep out anyone who was unclean.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He appointed also porters in the gates of the house of the Lord, that none who was unclean in any thing should enter in.

English Revised Version
And he set the porters at the gates of the house of the LORD, that none which was unclean in any thing should enter in.

Good News Translation
Jehoiada also put guards on duty at the Temple gates to keep out anyone who was ritually unclean.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehoiada appointed gatekeepers for the gates of the LORD's temple so that no one who was unclean for any reason could enter.

International Standard Version
Jehoiada also stationed inspectors at the LORD's Temple so that no one would enter who was ritually unclean in any manner.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he set the porters at the gates of the house of the LORD, that none that was unclean in any thing should enter in.

Literal Standard Version
and he stations the gatekeepers over the gates of the house of YHWH, and the unclean in anything do not go in.

NET Bible
He posted guards at the gates of the LORD's temple, so no one who was ceremonially unclean in any way could enter.

New Heart English Bible
He set the gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the LORD, that no one who was unclean in anything should enter in.

World English Bible
He set the porters at the gates of the house of Yahweh, that no one who was unclean in anything should enter in.

Young's Literal Translation
and he stationeth the gatekeepers over the gates of the house of Jehovah, and the unclean in anything doth not go in.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jehoiada Restores the Worship of the LORD
18Moreover, Jehoiada put the oversight of the house of the LORD into the hands of the Levitical priests, whom David had appointed over the house of the LORD, to offer burnt offerings to the LORD as is written in the Law of Moses, with rejoicing and song, as ordained by David. 19He stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the house of the LORD, so that nothing unclean could enter for any reason. 20He also took with him the commanders of hundreds, the nobles, the rulers of the people, and all the people of the land, and they brought the king down from the house of the LORD and entered the royal palace through the Upper Gate. They seated King Joash on the royal throne,…

Cross References
2 Kings 7:10
So they went and called out to the gatekeepers of the city, saying, "We went to the Aramean camp and no one was there--not a trace--only tethered horses and donkeys, and the tents were intact."

1 Chronicles 9:22
The 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.


Treasury of Scripture

And he set the porters at the gates of the house of the LORD, that none which was unclean in any thing should enter in.

porters

1 Chronicles 9:23,24
So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards…

1 Chronicles 26:1-32
Concerning the divisions of the porters: Of the Korhites was Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph…









(19) And he set.--Stationed, or appointed.

At the gates.--Or, over the gates. (See 1Chronicles 23:5; 1Chronicles 26:1-19.)

That none which was unclean . . . should enter.--Comp. 2Chronicles 23:6, and Leviticus 5:7; Numbers 5:19; Deuteronomy 24:1-3; Deuteronomy 24:10-11.

Verse 19. - The porters (1 Chronicles 26:1-12).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He stationed
וַֽיַּעֲמֵד֙ (way·ya·‘ă·mêḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5975: To stand, in various relations

gatekeepers
הַשּׁ֣וֹעֲרִ֔ים (haš·šō·w·‘ă·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7778: A gatekeeper

at
עַֽל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the gates
שַׁעֲרֵ֖י (ša·‘ă·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8179: An opening, door, gate

of the house
בֵּ֣ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

so that nothing
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

unclean
טָמֵ֖א (ṭā·mê)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2931: Unclean

could enter
יָבֹ֥א (yā·ḇō)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

for any
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

reason.
דָּבָֽר׃ (dā·ḇār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause


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