2 Chronicles 23:4
Good News Translation
This is what we will do. When the priests and Levites come on duty on the Sabbath, one third of them will guard the Temple gates,

Contemporary English Version
Here is what we will do. Three groups of priests and Levites will be on guard duty on the Sabbath--one group will guard the gates of the temple,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this is the thing that you shall do:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And this is the thing that you shall do:

entering

1 Chronicles 23:3-6 And the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years, and upwards: and there were found of them thirty-eight thousand men. . . .

1 Chronicles 24:3-6 And David distributed them, that is, Sadoc of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, according to their courses and ministry. . . .

Luke 1:8,9 And it came to pass, when he executed the priestly function in the order of his course before God, . . .

porters

1 Chronicles 26:13-16 And they cast lots equally, both little and great, by their families for every one of the gates. . . .

doors [heb] thresholds

Context
Joash Anointed King in Judah
3And all the multitude made a covenant with the king in the house of God: and Joiada said to them: Behold the king's son shall reign, as the Lord hath said of the sons of David. 4And this is the thing that you shall do:5A third part of you that come to the sabbath, of the priests, and of the Levites, and of the porters shall be at the gates: and a third part at the king's house: and a third at the gate that is called the Foundation: but let all the rest of the people be in the courts of the house of the Lord.…
Cross References
2 Kings 7:10
So they came to the gate of the city, and told them, saying: We went to the camp of the Syrians, and we found no man there, but horses, and asses tied, and the tents standing.

1 Chronicles 9:25
And their brethren dwelt in village, and came upon their sabbath days from time to time.

2 Chronicles 23:5
A third part of you that come to the sabbath, of the priests, and of the Levites, and of the porters shall be at the gates: and a third part at the king's house: and a third at the gate that is called the Foundation: but let all the rest of the people be in the courts of the house of the Lord.

Additional Translations
This is what you are to do: A third of you priests and Levites who come on duty on the Sabbath shall keep watch at the doors,This is the thing that you shall do; A third part of you entering on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the doors;

This is the thing that ye shall do: a third part of you, that come in on the sabbath, of the priests and of the Levites, shall be porters of the thresholds;

Now this is the thing which ye shall do. Let a third part of you, even of the priests and of the Levites, enter in on the sabbath, even into the gates of the entrances;

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;

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

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;

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.

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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