1 Chronicles 9:23

“So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So they and their children had the ouersight of the gates of the house of the Lord, namely, the house of the Tabernacle, by wards.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So they and their sons had charge of the gates of the house of the LORD, {even} the house of the tent, as guards.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of Jehovah, even the house of the tent, by wards.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So they and their sons had the care of the doors of the house of the Lord, the house of the Tent, as watchers.
- Basic English Bible

And they and their sons were at the gates of the house of Jehovah, the house of the tent, to keep watch there.
- Darby Bible

So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, namely, the house of the tabernacle, by wards.
- Webster's Bible

So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of Yahweh, even the house of the tent, by wards.
- World English Bible

And they and their sons [are] over the gates of the house of Jehovah, even of the house of the tent, by watches.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So they and their children had the oversight of the gates of the house of the LORD, even the house of the Tent, by wards.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 9:23


9:23 The oversight - Namely, in David's time. Tabernacle - Thisis added to explain what he means by the house of the Lord, not thattabernacle which David had set up for the ark; but that more solemntabernacle, which Moses had made by God's express command; which inDavid's time was at Gibeon; in which God was worshipped until thetemple was built. Wards - By turns or courses.


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