1 Chronicles 4:23

“These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 4:23

These were the Potters, and those that dwelt amongst plants and hedges. There they dwelt with the king for his worke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These were the potters and the inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah; they lived there with the king for his work.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These were the potters, and the inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah: there they dwelt with the king for his work.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These were the potters, and the people living among planted fields with walls round them; they were there to do the king's work.
- Basic English Bible

These were the potters, and those that abode among plantations and enclosures: there they dwelt with the king for his work.
- Darby Bible

These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.
- Webster's Bible

These were the potters, and the inhabitants of Netaim and Gederah: there they lived with the king for his work.
- World English Bible

They [are] the potters and inhabitants of Netaim and Gedera; with the king in his work they dwelt there.
- Youngs Literal Bible

These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plantations and hedges; there they dwelt occupied in the king's work.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 4:23

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 4:23


4:23 There are - He seems to oppose their present servitude to theirformer glory, and to shew their mean spirits that had rather tarry amongthe Heathen to do their drudgery, than return to Jerusalem to serveGod and enjoy their freedom. The king - Of Babylon: esteeming it agreater honour to serve that earthly monarch in the meanest employments,than to serve the king of kings in his temple.


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