1 Chronicles 23:4

4 David said, “Of these, twenty-four thousand are to be in charge of the work of the temple of the LORD and six thousand are to be officials and judges.

1 Chronicles 23:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 Of which, twenty and four thousand were to set forward the work of the house of the LORD; and six thousand were officers and judges
ESV
4 "Twenty-four thousand of these," David said,"shall have charge of the work in the house of the LORD, 6,000 shall be officers and judges
NLT
4 Then David said, “From all the Levites, 24,000 will supervise the work at the Temple of the LORD . Another 6,000 will serve as officials and judges.
MSG
4 David sorted them into work groups: "24,000 are in charge of administering worship in the sanctuary; 6,000 are officials and judges
CSB
4 "Of these," [David said], "24,000 are to be in charge of the work on the Lord's temple, 6,000 are to be officers and judges

1 Chronicles 23:4 In-Context

2 He also gathered together all the leaders of Israel, as well as the priests and Levites.
3 The Levites thirty years old or more were counted, and the total number of men was thirty-eight thousand.
4 David said, “Of these, twenty-four thousand are to be in charge of the work of the temple of the LORD and six thousand are to be officials and judges.
5 Four thousand are to be gatekeepers and four thousand are to praise the LORD with the musical instruments I have provided for that purpose.”
6 David separated the Levites into divisions corresponding to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Ezra 3:8
  • 2. 2 Chronicles 34:13; Nehemiah 4:10
  • 3. 1 Chronicles 26:29; 2 Chronicles 19:8; Ezekiel 44:24
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