1 Chronicles 9:24
New International Version
The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north and south.

New Living Translation
The gatekeepers were stationed on all four sides—east, west, north, and south.

English Standard Version
The gatekeepers were on the four sides, east, west, north, and south.

Berean Study Bible
The gatekeepers were stationed on the four sides: east, west, north, and south.

King James Bible
In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

New King James Version
The gatekeepers were assigned to the four directions: the east, west, north, and south.

New American Standard Bible
The gatekeepers were on the four sides, to the east, west, north, and south.

NASB 1995
The gatekeepers were on the four sides, to the east, west, north and south.

NASB 1977
The gatekeepers were on the four sides, to the east, west, north, and south.

Amplified Bible
The gatekeepers were stationed on the four sides —on the east, west, north, and south.

Christian Standard Bible
The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north, and south.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The gatekeepers were on the four sides: east, west, north, and south.

American Standard Version
On the four sides were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
To the four winds they were opening these gates, to the East and to the West and to the North and the South.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The gates were toward the four winds, eastward, westward, northward, southward.

Contemporary English Version
There was one full-time guard appointed to each of the four sides of the temple.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In four quarters were the porters: that is to say, toward the east, and west, and north, and south.

English Revised Version
On the four sides were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

Good News Translation
There was a gate facing in each direction, north, south, east, and west, and each had a chief guard.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The gatekeepers were on the four sides (east, west, north, and south).

International Standard Version
The guardians were stationed on four sides—east, west, north, and south.

JPS Tanakh 1917
On the four sides were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

Literal Standard Version
The gatekeepers are at [the] four sides: east, west, north, and south.

NET Bible
The gatekeepers were posted on all four sides--east, west, north, and south.

New Heart English Bible
On the four sides were the gatekeepers, toward the east, west, north, and south.

World English Bible
On the four sides were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

Young's Literal Translation
At four sides are the gatekeepers, east, west, north, and south.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The People of Jerusalem
23So they and their descendants were assigned to guard the gates of the house of the LORD—the house called the Tent. 24The gatekeepers were stationed on the four sides: east, west, north, and south. 25Their relatives came from their villages at fixed times to serve with them for seven-day periods.…

Cross References
2 Kings 7:10
So they went and called out to the gatekeepers of the city, saying, "We went to the Aramean camp and no one was there--not a trace--only tethered horses and donkeys, and the tents were intact."

1 Chronicles 9:23
So they and their descendants were assigned to guard the gates of the house of the LORD--the house called the Tent.

1 Chronicles 9:25
Their relatives came from their villages at fixed times to serve with them for seven-day periods.


Treasury of Scripture

In four quarters were the porters, toward the east, west, north, and south.

four

1 Chronicles 26:14-18
And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counseller, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward…









(24) In four quarters were the porters.--"To the four winds used the warders to stand" (to be), viz., on the four sides of the tent of meeting, and from the age of Solomon on the four sides of the square enclosure of the Temple.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The gatekeepers
הַשֹּׁעֲרִ֑ים (haš·šō·‘ă·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 7778: A gatekeeper

were stationed
יִהְי֖וּ (yih·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

on the four
לְאַרְבַּ֣ע (lə·’ar·ba‘)
Preposition-l | Number - feminine singular construct
Strong's 702: Four

sides:
רוּח֔וֹת (rū·ḥō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 7307: Wind, breath, exhalation, life, anger, unsubstantiality, a region of the sky, spirit

east,
מִזְרָ֥ח (miz·rāḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4217: Place of sunrise, the east

west,
יָ֖מָּה (yām·māh)
Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3220: A sea, the Mediterranean Sea, large river, an artifical basin

north,
צָפ֥וֹנָה (ṣā·p̄ō·w·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 6828: Hidden, dark, the north as a, quarter

and south.
וָנֶֽגְבָּה׃ (wā·neḡ·bāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 5045: South country, the Negeb, south


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