New Living Translation
The four chief gatekeepers, all Levites, were trusted officials, for they were responsible for the rooms and treasuries at the house of God.
King James Bible
For these Levites, the four chief porters, were in their set office, and were over the chambers and treasuries of the house of God.
Darby Bible Translation
For in their trust these four were the chief doorkeepers: they were Levites; and they were over the chambers and over the treasuries of the house of God;
World English Bible
for the four chief porters, who were Levites, were in an office of trust, and were over the rooms and over the treasuries in the house of God.
Young's Literal Translation
For in office are the four chiefs of the gatekeepers, they are Levites, and they have been over the chambers, and over the treasuries of the house of God,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:26 Set office - These were constantly upon the place, in the execution of their office, that they might oversee the inferior porters in their work. Treasuries - In which the sacred utensils and other treasures belonging to the temple, were kept.
2 Kings 7:10
So they went back to the city and told the gatekeepers what had happened. "We went out to the Aramean camp," they said, "and no one was there! The horses and donkeys were tethered and the tents were all in order, but there wasn't a single person around!"
1 Chronicles 9:25
Their relatives in the villages came regularly to share their duties for seven-day periods.
1 Chronicles 9:27
They would spend the night around the house of God, since it was their duty to guard it and to open the gates every morning.
"Go to the settlement where the families of the Recabites live, and invite them to the LORD's Temple. Take them into one of the inner rooms, and offer them some wine."
Then the man brought me through the gateway into the outer courtyard of the Temple. A stone pavement ran along the walls of the courtyard, and thirty rooms were built against the walls, opening onto the pavement.
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