New Living Translation
Prior to this time, they were responsible for the King's Gate on the east side. These men served as gatekeepers for the camps of the Levites.
King James Bible
Who hitherto waited in the king's gate eastward: they were porters in the companies of the children of Levi.
Darby Bible Translation
And they have been hitherto in the king's gate eastward: they were the doorkeepers in the camps of the children of Levi.
World English Bible
who hitherto [waited] in the king's gate eastward: they were the porters for the camp of the children of Levi.
Young's Literal Translation
and hitherto they are at the gate of the king eastward; they are the gatekeepers for the companies of the sons of Levi.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:18 King's gate - In the east - gate of the temple, which was so called, because the kings of Judah used to go to the temple through that gate. Under this gate he comprehends all the rest, which also were guarded by these porters. Companies - Or, according to the courses. They kept the gates successively, according to that method into which the Levites were distributed, for the more convenient management of their several offices; among which this of the porters was one.
1 Chronicles 9:17
The gatekeepers who returned were Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their relatives. Shallum was the chief gatekeeper.
1 Chronicles 9:19
Shallum was the son of Kore, a descendant of Abiasaph, from the clan of Korah. He and his relatives, the Korahites, were responsible for guarding the entrance to the sanctuary, just as their ancestors had guarded the Tabernacle in the camp of the LORD.
I took them to the Temple, and we went into the room assigned to the sons of Hanan son of Igdaliah, a man of God. This room was located next to the one used by the Temple officials, directly above the room of Maaseiah son of Shallum, the Temple gatekeeper.
Then the man brought me back to the east gateway in the outer wall of the Temple area, but it was closed.
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says: The east gateway of the inner courtyard will be closed during the six workdays each week, but it will be open on Sabbath days and the days of new moon celebrations.
The prince will enter the entry room of the gateway from the outside. Then he will stand by the gatepost while the priest offers his burnt offering and peace offering. He will bow down in worship inside the gateway passage and then go back out the way he came. The gateway will not be closed until evening.
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