1 Chronicles 26:12

“Among these were the divisions of the porters, even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Among these were the diuisions of the porters, euen among the chiefe men, hauing wards one against another, to minister in the house of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To these divisions of the gatekeepers, the chief men, {were given} duties like their relatives to minister in the house of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Of these were the courses of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having offices like their brethren, to minister in the house of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Of these were the divisions of the door-keepers, men of authority, having responsible positions like their brothers to be servants in the house of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Among these were the divisions of the doorkeepers, among the head-men, as to the charges together with their brethren, for performing the service in the house of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Among these were the divisions of the porters, even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Of these were the divisions of the doorkeepers, even of the chief men, having offices like their brothers, to minister in the house of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

According to these [are] the courses of the gatekeepers; to the heads of the mighty ones [are] charges over-against their brethren, to minister in the house of Jehovah,
- Youngs Literal Bible

These courses of the doorkeepers, even the chief men, had wards over against their brethren, to minister in the house of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 26:12


26:12 Wards - Heb. having wards answerably to their brethren theother Levites, who were divided into twenty - four courses, as thepriests also and the porters were.


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