1 Chronicles 9:22
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New International Version
Altogether, those chosen to be gatekeepers at the thresholds numbered 212. They were registered by genealogy in their villages. The gatekeepers had been assigned to their positions of trust by David and Samuel the seer.

King James Bible
All these which were chosen to be porters in the gates were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by their genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their set office.

Darby Bible Translation
All these chosen to be doorkeepers at the thresholds were two hundred and twelve. These were registered by genealogy according to their villages: David and Samuel the seer had instituted them in their trust.

World English Bible
All these who were chosen to be porters in the thresholds were two hundred and twelve. These were reckoned by genealogy in their villages, whom David and Samuel the seer did ordain in their office of trust.

Young's Literal Translation
All of those who are chosen for gatekeepers at the thresholds are two hundred and twelve; they are in their villages, by their genealogy; they whom David and Samuel the seer appointed in their office.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Phinehas - The Targum says, "And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, was ruler over them from ancient times, from the day in which the tabernacle was set up in the wilderness; and the Word of the Lord was his assistant."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

in their

1 Chronicles 9:16,25 And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah...

Nehemiah 11:25-30,36 And for the villages, with their fields, some of the children of Judah dwelled at Kirjatharba, and in the villages thereof...

Nehemiah 12:28,29,44 And the sons of the singers gathered themselves together, both out of the plain country round about Jerusalem...

David

1 Chronicles 23:1-26:32 So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel...

1 Chronicles 28:13,21 Also for the courses of the priests and the Levites, and for all the work of the service of the house of the LORD...

Samuel

1 Samuel 9:9 (Beforetime in Israel, when a man went to inquire of God, thus he spoke, Come, and let us go to the seer...

did ordain [heb] founded
set office. or, trust.

1 Chronicles 9:26,31 For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God...

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The King.
We have now to turn and see the sudden change of fortune which lifted the exile to a throne. The heavy cloud which had brooded so long over the doomed king broke in lightning crash on the disastrous field of Gilboa. Where is there a sadder and more solemn story of the fate of a soul which makes shipwreck "of faith and of a good conscience," than that awful page which tells how, godless, wretched, mad with despair and measureless pride, he flung himself on his bloody sword, and died a suicide's death,
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
1 Samuel 9:9
(Formerly in Israel, if someone went to inquire of God, they would say, "Come, let us go to the seer," because the prophet of today used to be called a seer.)

1 Chronicles 9:23
They and their descendants were in charge of guarding the gates of the house of the LORD--the house called the tent of meeting.

1 Chronicles 9:31
A Levite named Mattithiah, the firstborn son of Shallum the Korahite, was entrusted with the responsibility for baking the offering bread.

1 Chronicles 26:1
The divisions of the gatekeepers: From the Korahites: Meshelemiah son of Kore, one of the sons of Asaph.

2 Chronicles 23:19
He also stationed gatekeepers at the gates of the LORD's temple so that no one who was in any way unclean might enter.

2 Chronicles 31:15
Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah and Shekaniah assisted him faithfully in the towns of the priests, distributing to their fellow priests according to their divisions, old and young alike.

2 Chronicles 31:18
They included all the little ones, the wives, and the sons and daughters of the whole community listed in these genealogical records. For they were faithful in consecrating themselves.

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