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

King James Bible
And Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had the set office over the things that were made in the pans.

Darby Bible Translation
And Mattithiah of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, was in trust over the things that were made in the pans.

World English Bible
Mattithiah, one of the Levites, who was the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, had the office of trust over the things that were baked in pans.

Young's Literal Translation
And Mattithiah, of the Levites (he is the first-born to Shallum the Korahite), is in office over the work of the pans.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The sons of the priests made the ointment - Only the priests were permitted to make this ointment; all others were forbidden to do it on pain of death; see Exodus 30:34-38 (note), and the notes there.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shallum

1 Chronicles 9:17,19 And the porters were, Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brothers: Shallum was the chief...

set office. or, trust

1 Chronicles 9:22,26 All these which were chosen to be porters in the gates were two hundred and twelve...

in the pans. or, on flat plates, or slices

Leviticus 2:5,7 And if your oblation be a meat offering baked in a pan, it shall be of fine flour unleavened, mingled with oil...

Leviticus 6:21 In a pan it shall be made with oil; and when it is baked, you shall bring it in...

Library
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
Genesis 19:3
But he insisted so strongly that they did go with him and entered his house. He prepared a meal for them, baking bread without yeast, and they ate.

1 Chronicles 9:22
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.

1 Chronicles 23:29
They were in charge of the bread set out on the table, the special flour for the grain offerings, the thin loaves made without yeast, the baking and the mixing, and all measurements of quantity and size.

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