New American Standard Bible
being stationed until now at the king's gate to the east). These were the gatekeepers for the camp of the sons of Levi.
King James Bible
Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.
Darby Bible Translation
And they have been hitherto in the king's gate eastward: they were the doorkeepers in the camps of the children of Levi.
World English Bible
who hitherto [waited] in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who hitherto waited - Translate, "Who to this day waits. These were the porters in the stations of the sons of Levi." The words of the first clause refer to Shallum, and imply that, whereas Shallum (or his house) had originally the general superintendence of the temple gates, a change had been made when the author wrote, and Shallum's charge had become the east gate only. The second clause means; "these were the porters in those fixed stations at the outer gates of the Temple, which corresponded to the camp stations of the Levites who guarded the tabernacle in the early times."
1 Chronicles 9:17
Now the gatekeepers were Shallum and Akkub and Talmon and Ahiman and their relatives (Shallum the chief
1 Chronicles 9:19
Shallum the son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his relatives of his father's house, the Korahites, were over the work of the service, keepers of the thresholds of the tent; and their fathers had been over the camp of the LORD, keepers of the entrance.
and I brought them into the house of the LORD, into the chamber of the sons of Hanan the son of Igdaliah, the man of God, which was near the chamber of the officials, which was above the chamber of Maaseiah the son of Shallum, the doorkeeper.
Then He brought me back by the way of the outer gate of the sanctuary, which faces the east; and it was shut.
'Thus says the Lord GOD, "The gate of the inner court facing east shall be shut the six working days; but it shall be opened on the sabbath day and opened on the day of the new moon.
"The prince shall enter by way of the porch of the gate from outside and stand by the post of the gate. Then the priests shall provide his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate and then go out; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening.
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