1 Chronicles 26:14

“And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 26:14

And the lot Eastward fel to Shelemiah; then for Zechariah his sonne (a wise counseller:) they cast lots, and his lot came out Northward.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The lot to the east fell to Shelemiah. Then they cast lots {for} his son Zechariah, a counselor with insight, and his lot came out to the north.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a discreet counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the care of the door on the east came out for Shelemiah. Then the name of Zechariah his son, a man wise in discussion, came out, and the door on the north was given to him.
- Basic English Bible

And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah; and they cast lots for Zechariah his son, a wise counsellor, and his lot came out northward;
- Darby Bible

And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counselor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
- Webster's Bible

The lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counselor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
- World English Bible

And the lot falleth eastward to Shelemiah; and [for] Zechariah his son -- a counsellor with understanding -- they cause to fall lots, and his lot goeth out northward:
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a discreet counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 26:14

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 26:14


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.

26:13 Cast lots - Determining the times and places of their service notby age or dignity, but merely by lot. Every gate - That it might beknown to whom the care of each gate was more especially committed.

26:15 Asuppim - Or, of gatherings, probably so named from theassembly of the elders, who met there to consult about the affairsof the temple.

26:16 Shallecheth - A gate of the court so called, as some think,because the ashes and filth of the temple were cast out on that side,which was the most convenient for that purpose, because that was aprivate quarter, the great ways to the temple lying on the other sides.Going up - By which causeway they went up towards the temple.Ward against ward - As one gate was over against another, the west againstthe east, and the north against the south, so one ward was over againstanother.


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