New International Version
The lots for the West Gate and the Shalleketh Gate on the upper road fell to Shuppim and Hosah. Guard was alongside of guard:
King James Bible
To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came forth westward, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward.
Darby Bible Translation
To Shuppim and Hosah westward, with the gate Shallecheth, by the causeway of the ascent, watch against watch.
World English Bible
To Shuppim and Hosah westward, by the gate of Shallecheth, at the causeway that goes up, watch against watch.
Young's Literal Translation
to Shuppim and to Hosah to the west, with the gate Shallecheth, in the highway, the ascent, charge over-against charge;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The gate Shallecheth - The gate of the projections: probably that through which all the offal of the temple was carried out.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Shallecheth That is, ejection; probably the gate through which all the filth which from time to time might accumulate in the temple and its courts, was cast out.
ward against ward That is, their stations were opposite to each other; as the north to the south, and the east to the west.
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
1 Chronicles 26:15
The lot for the South Gate fell to Obed-Edom, and the lot for the storehouse fell to his sons.
1 Chronicles 26:17
There were six Levites a day on the east, four a day on the north, four a day on the south and two at a time at the storehouse.
1 Chronicles 26:18
As for the court to the west, there were four at the road and two at the court itself.
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