New International Version
he was chosen by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to go into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
King James Bible
According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
it fell to him by lot, according to the custom of the priesthood, to enter into the temple of the Lord to burn incense.
World English Bible
according to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to enter into the temple of the Lord and burn incense.
Young's Literal Translation
according to the custom of the priesthood, his lot was to make perfume, having gone into the sanctuary of the Lord,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His lot was, etc. - We are informed in the Talmud, that it was the custom of the priests to divide the different functions of the sacerdotal office among themselves by lot: and, in this case, the decision of the lot was, that Zacharias should at that time burn the incense before the Lord, in the holy place.
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