1 Chronicles 26:13
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New International Version
Lots were cast for each gate, according to their families, young and old alike.

King James Bible
And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate.

Darby Bible Translation
And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.

World English Bible
They cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.

Young's Literal Translation
and they cause to fall lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for gate and gate.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They cast lots - for every gate - None of these captains or their companies were permitted to choose which gate they would guard, but each took his appointment by lot.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

as well the small as the great [heb] or, as well for the small as for the great.

1 Chronicles 24:31 These likewise cast lots over against their brothers the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech...

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The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Chronicles 24:5
They divided them impartially by casting lots, for there were officials of the sanctuary and officials of God among the descendants of both Eleazar and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 24:31
They also cast lots, just as their relatives the descendants of Aaron did, in the presence of King David and of Zadok, Ahimelek, and the heads of families of the priests and of the Levites. The families of the oldest brother were treated the same as those of the youngest.

1 Chronicles 25:8
Young and old alike, teacher as well as student, cast lots for their duties.

1 Chronicles 26:12
These divisions of the gatekeepers, through their leaders, had duties for ministering in the temple of the LORD, just as their relatives had.

1 Chronicles 26:14
The lot for the East Gate fell to Shelemiah. Then lots were cast for his son Zechariah, a wise counselor, and the lot for the North Gate fell to him.

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