1 Chronicles 9:18
Good News Translation
Down to that time members of their clans had been stationed at the eastern entrance to the King's Gate. Formerly they had stood guard at the gates to the camps of the Levites.

Contemporary English Version
and for a long time they had been the guards at the King's Gate on the east side of the city. Before that, their ancestors guarded the entrance to the Levite camp.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Until that time, in the king's gate eastward, the sons of Levi waited by their turns.

New American Bible
Previously they had stood guard at the king’s gate on the east side; now they became gatekeepers for the encampments of the Levites.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Until that time, in the king's gate eastward, the sons of Levi waited by their turns.

Who hitherto waited.

2.) These consisted of men belonging not only to the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, but to many of the other tribes of Israel, who took advantage of the proclamation of Cyrus to return to Jerusalem. Properly speaking, the divisions mentioned here constituted the {whole} of the Israelitish people, who were divided into priests, Levites, common Israelites, and Nethinims.

the king's

1 Kings 10:5 And the meat of his table, and the apartments of his servants, and the order of his ministers, and their apparel, and the cupbearers, and the holocausts, which he offered in the house of the Lord, she had no longer any spirit in her;

2 Kings 11:19 And he took the centurions, and the bands of the Cerethi, and the Phelethi, and all the people of the land, and they brought the king from the house of the Lord: and they came by the way of the gate of the shieldbearers into the palace, and he sat on the throne of the kings.

Ezekiel 44:2,3 And the Lord said to me: This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall pass through it: because the Lord the God of Israel hath entered in by it, and it shall be shut . . .

Ezekiel 46:1,2 Thus saith the Lord God: The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east, shall be shut the six days, on which work is done; but on the sabbath day it shall be opened, yea and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened. . . .

Acts 3:11 And as he held Peter and John, all the people ran to them, to the porch which is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.

they

1 Chronicles 26:12-19 Among these were the divisions of the porters, so that the chiefs of the wards, as well as their brethren, always ministered in the house of the Lord. . . .

Context
The People of Jerusalem
17And the porters were Sellum, and Accub, and Telmon, and Ahiman: and their brother Sellum was the prince, 18Until that time, in the king's gate eastward, the sons of Levi waited by their turns.19But Sellum the son of Core, the son of Abiasaph, the son of Core, with his brethren and his father's house, the Corites were over the works of the service, keepers of the gates of the tabernacle: and their families in turns were keepers of the entrance of the camp of the Lord.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 9:17
And the porters were Sellum, and Accub, and Telmon, and Ahiman: and their brother Sellum was the prince,

1 Chronicles 9:19
But Sellum the son of Core, the son of Abiasaph, the son of Core, with his brethren and his father's house, the Corites were over the works of the service, keepers of the gates of the tabernacle: and their families in turns were keepers of the entrance of the camp of the Lord.

Jeremiah 35:4
And I brought them into the house of the Lord, to the treasure house of the sons of Hanan, the son of Jegedelias the man of God, which was by the treasure house of the princes, above the treasure of Maasias the son of Sellum, who was keeper of the entry.

Ezekiel 44:1
And he brought me back to the way of the gate of the outward sanctuary, which looked towards the east: and it was shut.

Ezekiel 46:1
Thus saith the Lord God: The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east, shall be shut the six days, on which work is done; but on the sabbath day it shall be opened, yea and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened.

Ezekiel 46:2
And the prince shall enter by the way of the porch of the gate from without, and he shall stand at the threshold of the gate: and the priests shall offer his holocaust, and his peace offerings: and he shall adore upon the threshold of the gate, and shall go out: but the gate shall not be shut till the evening.

Additional Translations
he was previously stationed at the King’s Gate on the east side. These were the gatekeepers from the camp of the Levites.Who till now waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.

who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

and he waited hitherto in the king's gate eastward: these are the gates of the companies of the sons of Levi.

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

who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.

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

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

and hitherto they are at the gate of the king eastward; they are the gatekeepers for the companies of the sons of Levi.
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