2 Chronicles 35:5
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King James Version
And stand in the holy place according to the divisions of the families of the fathers of your brethren the people, and after the division of the families of the Levites.

Darby Bible Translation
and stand in the sanctuary for the classes of the fathers' houses, for your brethren, the children of the people, and according to the divisions of the fathers' houses of the Levites;

World English Bible
Stand in the holy place according to the divisions of the fathers' houses of your brothers the children of the people, and [let there be for each] a portion of a fathers' house of the Levites.

Young's Literal Translation
and stand in the sanctuary, by the divisions of the house of the fathers of your brethren, sons of the people, and the portion of the house of a father of the Levites,

2 Chronicles 35:5 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

the families of the fathers: Heb. the house of the fathers

the people: Heb. the sons of the people

Geneva Study Bible

And stand in the holy place according to the divisions of the families of the fathers of your brethren the people, and after the division of the families of the Levites.2 Chronicles 35:5 Parallel Commentaries

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The Book of the Law
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Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Importance in Luke's History of the Story of the Birth of Christ
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Sir William Mitchell Ramsay—Was Christ Born in Bethlehem?

Josiah, a Pattern for the Ignorant.
"Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before Me; I also have heard thee, saith the Lord. Behold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered into thy grave in peace; and thine eyes shall not see all the evil which I will bring upon this place."--2 Kings
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

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