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 Main Index : Commentaries : Geneva Study Bible : 1st Chronicles Index : Chapter 26

1st Chronicles, Chapter 26
Chapter 25 | Chapter 27
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26:1 Concerning the divisions of the porters: Of the Korhites [was] Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of a Asaph.

    (a) This Asaph was not the notable musician, but another of that name also called Ebiasaph in (1Ch 6:23,37,9:19) and also Jasaph.
26:5 Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Peulthai the eighth: for God b blessed him.
    (b) In giving him many children.
26:6 Also unto Shemaiah his son were sons born, that c ruled throughout the house of their father: for they [were] mighty men of valour.
    (c) Or, like their father's house, meaning, worthy men and valiant.
26:8 All these of the sons of Obededom: they and their sons and their brethren, able men for d strength for the service, [were] threescore and two of Obededom.
    (d) Fit to serve the office of the portership.
26:12 Among these [were] the divisions of the porters, [even] among the chief men, [having] wards one e against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.
    (e) According to their turns as well the one as the other.
26:14 And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, f a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
    (f) One expert and fit to keep that gate.

26:15 To Obededom southward; and to his sons the house of g Asuppim.

    (g) This was a house where they used to resort to consult things concerning the temple, as a convocation house.
26:16 To Shuppim and Hosah [the lot came forth] westward, with the gate h Shallecheth, by the causeway of the going up, ward against ward.
    (h) At which they used to cast out the filth of the city.
26:17 Eastward [were] six Levites, northward four a day, southward four a day, and toward Asuppim i two [and] two.
    (i) Meaning two one day and two another.
26:18 At k Parbar westward, four at the causeway, [and] two at Parbar.
    (k) Which was a house in which they kept the instruments of the temple.
26:23 Of the l Amramites, [and] the Izharites, the Hebronites, [and] the Uzzielites:
    (l) These also had charge over the treasures.
26:26 Which Shelomith and his brethren [were] over all the treasures of the dedicated things, which David the king, and the chief fathers, the captains over thousands and hundreds, and the captains of the host, had m dedicated.
    (m) According as the Lord commanded, (Nu 31:28).
26:29 Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons [were] for the outward business n over Israel, for officers and judges.
    (n) Meaning of things that were out of the city.
26:30 [And] of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seven hundred, [were] officers among them of Israel on this side Jordan westward in all the business of the LORD, and in the service of o the king.
    (o) That is, for the king's house.
26:32 And his brethren, men of valour, [were] two thousand and seven hundred chief fathers, whom king David made rulers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to q God, and affairs of the king.
    (q) Both in spiritual and temporal things.

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