Ezekiel 44:11
New International Version
They may serve in my sanctuary, having charge of the gates of the temple and serving in it; they may slaughter the burnt offerings and sacrifices for the people and stand before the people and serve them.

New Living Translation
They may still be Temple guards and gatekeepers, and they may slaughter the animals brought for burnt offerings and be present to help the people.

English Standard Version
They shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the temple and ministering in the temple. They shall slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before the people, to minister to them.

Berean Study Bible
Yet they shall be ministers in My sanctuary, having charge of the gates of the temple and ministering there. They shall slaughter the burnt offerings and other sacrifices for the people and stand before them to minister to them.

New American Standard Bible
"Yet they shall be ministers in My sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house and ministering in the house; they shall slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

King James Bible
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet they will occupy my sanctuary, serving as guards at the temple gates and ministering at the temple. They will slaughter the burnt offerings and other sacrifices for the people and will stand before them to serve them.

Contemporary English Version
They will still be allowed to serve me as temple workers by guarding the gates and by killing the animals to be sacrificed and by helping the worshipers.

Good News Translation
They may serve me in the Temple by taking charge of the gates and by performing the work of the Temple. They may kill the animals which the people offer for burnt offerings and for sacrifices, and they are to be on duty to serve the people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet they will occupy My sanctuary, serving as guards at the temple gates and ministering at the temple. They will slaughter the burnt offerings and other sacrifices for the people and will stand before them to serve them.

International Standard Version
Nevertheless, they are to serve in my sanctuary, overseeing the gates of the Temple, taking care of the Temple, slaughtering the burnt offerings and the sacrifices presented for the people, standing in the presence of the people, and ministering to them.

NET Bible
Yet they will be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the temple, and serving the temple. They will slaughter the burnt offerings and the sacrifices for the people, and they will stand before them to minister to them.

New Heart English Bible
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and ministering in the house: they shall kill the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They could have served in my holy place. They could have guarded the gates of the temple. They could have served in the temple by slaughtering the animals for the burnt offerings and the sacrifices for the people. They could have stood in front of the people and served them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and they shall be ministers in My sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering in the house: they shall slay the burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

New American Standard 1977
“Yet they shall be ministers in My sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house and ministering in the house; they shall slaughter the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, gatekeepers at the gates of the house, and servants in the house; they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to serve them.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

American King James Version
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

American Standard Version
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and ministering in the house: they shall slay the burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
yet they shall minister in my sanctuary, being porters at the gates of the house, and serving the house: they shall slay the victims and the whole-burnt-offerings for the people, and they shall stand before the people to minister to them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They shall be officers in my sanctuary, and doorkeepers of the gates of the house, and ministers to the house: they shall slay the holocausts, and the victims of the people: and they shall stand in their sight, to minister to them.

Darby Bible Translation
but they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and doing the service of the house: they shall slaughter the burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

English Revised Version
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and ministering in the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister unto them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

World English Bible
Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having oversight at the gates of the house, and ministering in the house: they shall kill the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

Young's Literal Translation
And they have been in My sanctuary ministrants, overseers at the gates of the house, and ministrants at the house; they slay the burnt-offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they stand before them to serve them.
Study Bible
The Duties of the Levites
10Surely the Levites who wandered away from Me when Israel went astray, and who wandered away from Me after their idols, will bear the consequences of their iniquity. 11Yet they shall be ministers in My sanctuary, having charge of the gates of the temple and ministering there. They shall slaughter the burnt offerings and other sacrifices for the people and stand before them to minister to them. 12Because they ministered before their idols and became a stumbling block of iniquity to the house of Israel, therefore I swore with an uplifted hand concerning them that they would bear the consequences of their iniquity, declares the Lord GOD.…
Cross References
Numbers 3:5
Then the LORD said to Moses,

Numbers 4:1
Then the LORD said to Moses and Aaron,

Numbers 16:9
Is it not enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel and brought you near to Himself to perform the work at the LORD's tabernacle and to stand before the congregation to minister to them?

Numbers 18:2
But bring with you also your brothers from the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, that they may join you and assist you and your sons before the Tent of the Testimony.

1 Chronicles 26:1
These were the divisions of the gatekeepers: From the Korahites: Meshelemiah son of Kore, one of the sons of Asaph.

2 Chronicles 29:34
However, since there were not enough priests to skin all the burnt offerings, their Levite brothers helped them until the work was finished and until the priests had been consecrated. For the Levites had been more diligent in consecrating themselves than the priests had been.

2 Chronicles 30:17
Since there were many in the assembly who had not consecrated themselves, the Levites were in charge of slaughtering the Passover lambs for every unclean person to consecrate the lambs to the LORD.

Ezekiel 40:45
Then the man said to me: "The chamber that faces south is for the priests who have charge of the temple,

Ezekiel 44:14
Yet I will appoint them to keep charge of all the work for the temple and everything to be done in it.

Treasury of Scripture

Yet they shall be ministers in my sanctuary, having charge at the gates of the house, and ministering to the house: they shall slay the burnt offering and the sacrifice for the people, and they shall stand before them to minister to them.

having charge

Ezekiel 44:14
But I will make them keepers of the charge of the house, for all the service thereof, and for all that shall be done therein.

Ezekiel 40:45
And he said unto me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.

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

shall slay

2 Chronicles 29:34
But the priests were too few, so that they could not flay all the burnt offerings: wherefore their brethren the Levites did help them, till the work was ended, and until the other priests had sanctified themselves: for the Levites were more upright in heart to sanctify themselves than the priests.

2 Chronicles 30:17
For there were many in the congregation that were not sanctified: therefore the Levites had the charge of the killing of the passovers for every one that was not clean, to sanctify them unto the LORD.

2 Chronicles 35:10,11
So the service was prepared, and the priests stood in their place, and the Levites in their courses, according to the king's commandment…

and they

Numbers 16:9
Seemeth it but a small thing unto you, that the God of Israel hath separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister unto them?

Numbers 18:6
And I, behold, I have taken your brethren the Levites from among the children of Israel: to you they are given as a gift for the LORD, to do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.







Lexicon
Yet they shall be
וְהָי֤וּ (wə·hā·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

ministers
מְשָׁ֣רְתִ֔ים (mə·šā·rə·ṯîm)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8334: To attend as a, menial, worshipper, to contribute to

in My sanctuary,
בְמִקְדָּשִׁי֙ (ḇə·miq·dā·šî)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 4720: A consecrated thing, place, a palace, sanctuary, asylum

[having] charge
פְּקֻדּוֹת֙ (pə·qud·dō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6486: Oversight, mustering, visitation, store

of
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

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

of the temple
הַבַּ֔יִת (hab·ba·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

and ministering
וּֽמְשָׁרְתִ֖ים (ū·mə·šā·rə·ṯîm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8334: To attend as a, menial, worshipper, to contribute to

[there].
הַבָּ֑יִת (hab·bā·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

They
הֵ֠מָּה (hêm·māh)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1992: They

shall slaughter
יִשְׁחֲט֨וּ (yiš·ḥă·ṭū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7819: To slaughter, beat

the burnt offerings
הָעֹלָ֤ה (hā·‘ō·lāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5930: Whole burnt offering

and other sacrifices
הַזֶּ֙בַח֙ (haz·ze·ḇaḥ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2077: A slaughter, the flesh of an animal, a sacrifice

for the people
לָעָ֔ם (lā·‘ām)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

and stand
יַעַמְד֥וּ (ya·‘am·ḏū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5975: To stand, in various relations

before them
לִפְנֵיהֶ֖ם (lip̄·nê·hem)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

to minister to them.
לְשָֽׁרְתָֽם׃ (lə·šā·rə·ṯām)
Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8334: To attend as a, menial, worshipper, to contribute to
44:1-31 This chapter contains ordinances relative to the true priests. The prince evidently means Christ, and the words in ver. 2, may remind us that no other can enter heaven, the true sanctuary, as Christ did; namely, by virtue of his own excellency, and his personal holiness, righteousness, and strength. He who is the Brightness of Jehovah's glory entered by his own holiness; but that way is shut to the whole human race, and we all must enter as sinners, by faith in his blood, and by the power of his grace.
Jump to Previous
Attend Beasts Burnt Burnt-Offering Caretakers Charge Doors Gates Holy House Kill Minister Ministering Ministers Offering Offerings Overseers Oversight Sacrifice Sacrifices Sanctuary Serve Serving Slaughter Slay Stand Temple Work
Jump to Next
Attend Beasts Burnt Burnt-Offering Caretakers Charge Doors Gates Holy House Kill Minister Ministering Ministers Offering Offerings Overseers Oversight Sacrifice Sacrifices Sanctuary Serve Serving Slaughter Slay Stand Temple Work
Links
Ezekiel 44:11 NIV
Ezekiel 44:11 NLT
Ezekiel 44:11 ESV
Ezekiel 44:11 NASB
Ezekiel 44:11 KJV

Ezekiel 44:11 Bible Apps
Ezekiel 44:11 Biblia Paralela
Ezekiel 44:11 Chinese Bible
Ezekiel 44:11 French Bible
Ezekiel 44:11 German Bible

Alphabetical: and at be before burnt charge for gates having house in it may minister ministering ministers my of offering offerings oversight people sacrifice sacrifices sanctuary serve serving shall slaughter stand temple the them They to Yet

OT Prophets: Ezekiel 44:11 Yet they shall be ministers in my (Ezek. Eze Ezk) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Ezekiel 44:10
Top of Page
Top of Page