1 Chronicles 9:26
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New International Version
But the four principal gatekeepers, who were Levites, were entrusted with the responsibility for the rooms and treasuries in the house of God.

King James Bible
For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.

Darby Bible Translation
For in their trust these four were the chief doorkeepers: they were Levites; and they were over the chambers and over the treasuries of the house of God;

World English Bible
for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the rooms and over the treasuries in the house of God.

Young's Literal Translation
For in office are the four chiefs of the gatekeepers, they are Levites, and they have been over the chambers, and over the treasuries of the house of God,

1 Chronicles 9:26 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Phinehas - The Targum says, "And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, was ruler over them from ancient times, from the day in which the tabernacle was set up in the wilderness; and the Word of the Lord was his assistant."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

set office. or, trust.
chambers. or, storehouses
treasuries

1 Chronicles 26:20-27 And of the Levites, Ahijah was over the treasures of the house of God, and over the treasures of the dedicated things...

2 Chronicles 31:5-12 And as soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel brought in abundance the first fruits of corn, wine, and oil...

Nehemiah 10:38,39 And the priest the son of Aaron shall be with the Levites, when the Levites take tithes...

Nehemiah 13:5 And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels...

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The King.
We have now to turn and see the sudden change of fortune which lifted the exile to a throne. The heavy cloud which had brooded so long over the doomed king broke in lightning crash on the disastrous field of Gilboa. Where is there a sadder and more solemn story of the fate of a soul which makes shipwreck "of faith and of a good conscience," than that awful page which tells how, godless, wretched, mad with despair and measureless pride, he flung himself on his bloody sword, and died a suicide's death,
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
2 Kings 7:10
So they went and called out to the city gatekeepers and told them, "We went into the Aramean camp and no one was there--not a sound of anyone--only tethered horses and donkeys, and the tents left just as they were."

1 Chronicles 9:25
Their fellow Levites in their villages had to come from time to time and share their duties for seven-day periods.

1 Chronicles 9:27
They would spend the night stationed around the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.

Jeremiah 35:2
"Go to the Rekabite family and invite them to come to one of the side rooms of the house of the LORD and give them wine to drink."

Ezekiel 40:17
Then he brought me into the outer court. There I saw some rooms and a pavement that had been constructed all around the court; there were thirty rooms along the pavement.

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