1 Chronicles 9:33

“And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And these are the singers, chiefe of the fathers of the Leuites, who remayning in the chambers, were free: for they were imployed in that worke, day and night.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now these are the singers, heads of fathers' {households} of the Levites, {who lived} in the chambers {of the temple} free {from other service;} for they were engaged in their work day and night.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And these are the singers, heads of fathers' `houses' of the Levites, `who dwelt' in the chambers `and were' free `from other service'; for they were employed in their work day and night.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And these were those who had the ordering of the music and songs, heads of families of the Levites, who were living in the rooms, and were free from other work, for their work went on day and night.
- Basic English Bible

And these were the singers, chief fathers of the Levites, [who were] in the chambers free from service; for they were employed day and night.
- Darby Bible

And these are the singers, chief of the fathers of the Levites, who remaining in the chambers were free: for they were employed in that work day and night.
- Webster's Bible

These are the singers, heads of fathers' [houses] of the Levites, [who lived] in the rooms [and were] free [from other service]; for they were employed in their work day and night.
- World English Bible

And these who sing, heads of fathers of the Levites, in the chambers, [are] free, for by day and by night [they are] over them in the work.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And these are the singers, heads of fathers' houses of the Levites, who dwelt in the chambers and were free from other service; for they were employed in their work day and night.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 9:33


9:33 These - Others of the Levites; of whose several offices hehad spoken before. Are - Or rather, were; which is understood, allalong in the foregoing and following verses. Chambers - That they mightbe ready to come whensoever they were called to the service of God in thetabernacle. Free - From all trouble and employment, that they mightwholly attend upon the proper work. That work - Either composing orordering sacred songs; or actually singing; or teaching others to sing them.Day and night - Continually, and particularly in the morning and evening,the two times appointed for solemn service. Thus was God continuallypraised, as it is fit he should be, who is continually doing us good.


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