2 Chronicles 31:17
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English Standard Version
The enrollment of the priests was according to their fathers’ houses; that of the Levites from twenty years old and upward was according to their offices, by their divisions.

King James Bible
Both to the genealogy of the priests by the house of their fathers, and the Levites from twenty years old and upward, in their charges by their courses;

American Standard Version
and them that were reckoned by genealogy of the priests by their fathers houses, and the Levites from twenty years old and upward, in their offices by their courses;

Douay-Rheims Bible
To the priests by their families, and to the Levites from the twentieth year and upward, by their classes and companies.

English Revised Version
and them that were reckoned by genealogy of the priests by their fathers' houses, and the Levites from twenty years old and upward, in their charges by their courses;

Webster's Bible Translation
Both to the genealogy of the priests by the house of their fathers, and the Levites from twenty years old and upward, in their charges, by their courses;

2 Chronicles 31:17 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Then the king commanded to prepare cells in the house of God for the storing of the provisions. Whether new cells were built, or cells already existing were prepared for this purpose, cannot be decided, since הכין may signify either. Into these cells they brought the תּרוּמה, which here denotes the first-fruits (cf. 2 Chronicles 31:5), the tithes, and the dedicated things, בּאמוּנה, with fidelity, cf. 2 Chronicles 19:9. עליהם, over them (the first-fruits, etc.) the Levite Cononiah was set as ruler (inspector), and his brother Shimei as second ruler (משׁנה).

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

genealogy

Numbers 3:15,20 Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families...

Numbers 4:38,42,46 And those that were numbered of the sons of Gershon, throughout their families, and by the house of their fathers...

Numbers 17:2,3 Speak to the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers...

Ezra 2:59 And these were they which went up from Telmelah, Telharsa, Cherub, Addan, and Immer: but they could not show their father's house...

twenty

Numbers 4:3 From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host...

Numbers 8:24 This is it that belongs to the Levites...

1 Chronicles 23:24,27 These were the sons of Levi after the house of their fathers; even the chief of the fathers...

by their courses

2 Chronicles 31:2 And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, every man according to his service...

1 Chronicles 24:20-31 And the rest of the sons of Levi were these: Of the sons of Amram; Shubael: of the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah...

1 Chronicles 25:1-26:32 Moreover David and the captains of the host separated to the service of the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun...

Cross References
1 Chronicles 23:24
These were the sons of Levi by their fathers' houses, the heads of fathers' houses as they were listed according to the number of the names of the individuals from twenty years old and upward who were to do the work for the service of the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 31:18
They were enrolled with all their little children, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, the whole assembly, for they were faithful in keeping themselves holy.

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