New International Version
They would spend the night stationed around the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.
King James Bible
And they lodged round about the house of God, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning pertained to them.
Darby Bible Translation
for they stayed round about the house of God during the night, because the charge was upon them, and the opening thereof every morning [pertained] to them.
World English Bible
They lodged around the house of God, because that duty was on them; and to them pertained its opening morning by morning.
Young's Literal Translation
and round about the house of God they lodge, for on them is the watch, and they are over the opening, even morning by morning.
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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."
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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, …
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1 Chronicles 9:26
But the four principal gatekeepers, who were Levites, were entrusted with the responsibility for the rooms and treasuries in the house of God.
1 Chronicles 9:28
Some of them were in charge of the articles used in the temple service; they counted them when they were brought in and when they were taken out.
1 Chronicles 23:30
They were also to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD. They were to do the same in the evening
1 Chronicles 23:32
And so the Levites carried out their responsibilities for the tent of meeting, for the Holy Place and, under their relatives the descendants of Aaron, for the service of the temple of the LORD.
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