1 Chronicles 26:17
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New International Version
There were six Levites a day on the east, four a day on the north, four a day on the south and two at a time at the storehouse.

King James Bible
Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and toward Asuppim two and two.

Darby Bible Translation
Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and in the storehouse two [and] two.

World English Bible
Eastward were six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and for the storehouse two and two.

Young's Literal Translation
to the east the Levites are six; to the north daily four, to the south daily four, and to the gatherings two by two,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Eastward were six Levites - It is supposed that there were more guards set at this eastern gate, because it was more frequented than the others. At each of the other gates were only four; at this, six.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Eastward

1 Chronicles 9:24 In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

2 Chronicles 8:14 And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service...

Asuppim

1 Chronicles 26:15 To Obededom southward; and to his sons the house of Asuppim.

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Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Chronicles 26:16
The lots for the West Gate and the Shalleketh Gate on the upper road fell to Shuppim and Hosah. Guard was alongside of guard:

1 Chronicles 26:18
As for the court to the west, there were four at the road and two at the court itself.

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