“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)
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.