1 Chronicles 26:13
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New Living Translation
They were assigned by families for guard duty at the various gates, without regard to age or training, for it was all decided by means of sacred lots.

King James Bible
And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate.

Darby Bible Translation
And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.

World English Bible
They cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.

Young's Literal Translation
and they cause to fall lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for gate and gate.

1 Chronicles 26:13 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

26:13 Cast lots - Determining the times and places of their service not by age or dignity, but merely by lot. Every gate - That it might be known to whom the care of each gate was more especially committed.

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1 Chronicles 24:5
All tasks were assigned to the various groups by means of sacred lots so that no preference would be shown, for there were many qualified officials serving God in the sanctuary from among the descendants of both Eleazar and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:31
Like the descendants of Aaron, they were assigned to their duties by means of sacred lots, without regard to age or rank. Lots were drawn in the presence of King David, Zadok, Ahimelech, and the family leaders of the priests and the Levites.

1 Chronicles 25:8
The musicians were appointed to their term of service by means of sacred lots, without regard to whether they were young or old, teacher or student.

1 Chronicles 26:12
These divisions of the gatekeepers were named for their family leaders, and like the other Levites, they served at the house of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 26:14
The responsibility for the east gate went to Meshelemiah and his group. The north gate was assigned to his son Zechariah, a man of unusual wisdom.

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