New American Standard Bible
Now these are the singers, heads of fathers' households of the Levites, who lived in the chambers of the temple free from other service; for they were engaged in their work day and night.
King James Bible
And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.
Darby Bible Translation
And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, who were in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.
World English Bible
These are the singers, heads of fathers' [houses] of the Levites, [who lived] in the rooms [and were] free [from other service]; for they were employed in their work day and night.
Young's Literal Translation
And these who sing, heads of fathers of the Levites, in the chambers, are free, for by day and by night they are over them in the work.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The singers - No names follow, and it is thought that they have fallen out.
Were free - "Free," i. e. from any special duties besides those of supervision, which was so arranged among the overseers that someone exercised it during every part of both day and night.
1 Chronicles 6:31
Now these are those whom David appointed over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after the ark rested there.
1 Chronicles 9:34
These were heads of fathers' households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, who lived in Jerusalem.
1 Chronicles 25:1
Moreover, David and the commanders of the army set apart for the service some of the sons of Asaph and of Heman and of Jeduthun, who were to prophesy with lyres, harps and cymbals; and the number of those who performed their service was:
For in the days of David and Asaph, in ancient times, there were leaders of the singers, songs of praise and hymns of thanksgiving to God.
A Song of Ascents. Behold, bless the LORD, all servants of the LORD, Who serve by night in the house of the LORD!
"Go to the house of the Rechabites and speak to them, and bring them into the house of the LORD, into one of the chambers, and give them wine to drink."
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