1 Kings 14:28
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New International Version
Whenever the king went to the LORD's temple, the guards bore the shields, and afterward they returned them to the guardroom.

King James Bible
And it was so, when the king went into the house of the LORD, that the guard bare them, and brought them back into the guard chamber.

Darby Bible Translation
And it was so, that as often as the king entered into the house of Jehovah, the couriers bore them, and brought them again into the chamber of the couriers.

World English Bible
It was so, that as often as the king went into the house of Yahweh, the guard bore them, and brought them back into the guard room.

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, from the going in of the king to the house of Jehovah, the runners bear them, and have brought them back unto the chamber of the runners.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The guard bare them - The guard probably were just three hundred, answering to the number of the shields.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the guard chamber

2 Chronicles 12:11 And when the king entered into the house of the LORD, the guard came and fetched them, and brought them again into the guard chamber.

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Synopsis. --The Gradual Narrowing of the Miraculous Element in the Bible by Recent Discovery and Discussion. --The Alarm Thereby Excited in the Church. --The Fallacy Which
It is barely forty years since that beloved and fearless Christian scholar, Dean Stanley, spoke thus of the miracles recorded of the prophet Elisha: "His works stand alone in the Bible in their likeness to the acts of mediaeval saints. There alone in the Sacred History the gulf between Biblical and Ecclesiastical miracles almost disappears."[5] It required some courage to say as much as this then, while the storm of persecution was raging against Bishop Colenso for his critical work on the Pentateuch.
James Morris Whiton—Miracles and Supernatural Religion

Whether Divination by Drawing Lots is Unlawful?
Objection 1: It would seem that divination by drawing lots is not unlawful, because a gloss of Augustine on Ps. 30:16, "My lots are in Thy hands," says: "It is not wrong to cast lots, for it is a means of ascertaining the divine will when a man is in doubt." Objection 2: There is, seemingly, nothing unlawful in the observances which the Scriptures relate as being practiced by holy men. Now both in the Old and in the New Testament we find holy men practicing the casting of lots. For it is related
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
2 Samuel 11:9
But Uriah slept at the entrance to the palace with all his master's servants and did not go down to his house.

1 Kings 14:27
So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned these to the commanders of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.

1 Kings 14:29
As for the other events of Rehoboam's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?

2 Chronicles 12:11
Whenever the king went to the LORD's temple, the guards went with him, bearing the shields, and afterward they returned them to the guardroom.

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