1 Chronicles 9:27
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New Living Translation
They would spend the night around the house of God, since it was their duty to guard it and to open the gates every morning.

King James Bible
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

Darby Bible Translation
for they stayed round about the house of God during the night, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.

World English Bible
They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.

Young's Literal Translation
and round about the house of God they lodge, for on them is the watch, and they are over the opening, even morning by morning.

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1 Chronicles 9:26
The four chief gatekeepers, all Levites, were trusted officials, for they were responsible for the rooms and treasuries at the house of God.

1 Chronicles 9:28
Some of the gatekeepers were assigned to care for the various articles used in worship. They checked them in and out to avoid any loss.

1 Chronicles 23:30
And each morning and evening they stood before the LORD to sing songs of thanks and praise to him.

1 Chronicles 23:32
And so, under the supervision of the priests, the Levites watched over the Tabernacle and the Temple and faithfully carried out their duties of service at the house of the LORD.

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