1 Chronicles 9:18

“Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(Who hitherto waited in the kings gate Eastward) they were Porters in the companies of the children of Leui.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{being stationed} until now at the king's gate to the east). These {were} the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who hitherto `waited' in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Up till then they had been at the king's door to the east. They were door-keepers for the tents of the sons of Levi.
- Basic English Bible

And they have been hitherto in the king's gate eastward: they were the doorkeepers in the camps of the children of Levi.
- Darby Bible

Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.
- Webster's Bible

who hitherto [waited] in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.
- World English Bible

and hitherto they [are] at the gate of the king eastward; they [are] the gatekeepers for the companies of the sons of Levi.
- Youngs Literal Bible

who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward; they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 9:18


9:18 King's gate - In the east - gate of the temple, which was socalled, because the kings of Judah used to go to the temple throughthat gate. Under this gate he comprehends all the rest, which also wereguarded by these porters. Companies - Or, according to the courses.They kept the gates successively, according to that method into which theLevites were distributed, for the more convenient management of theirseveral offices; among which this of the porters was one.


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