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1 Chronicles 26:18

18 As for the courta to the west, there were four at the road and two at the courtb itself.

Read 1 Chronicles 26:18 Using Other Translations

At Parbar westward, four at the causeway, and two at Parbar.
And for the colonnade on the west there were four at the road and two at the colonnade.
Six were assigned each day to the west gate, four to the gateway leading up to the Temple, and two to the courtyard.

What does 1 Chronicles 26:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Chronicles 26:18

At Parbar westward
A gate at the western wall; the Jewish writers generally interpret it an outward place, but Dr. Lightfoot F3 thinks it is the same with Parvar, which signifies suburbs, ( 2 Kings 23:11 ) , and which agrees with the description Josephus F4 gives of one of the western gates, that it led to the suburbs:

four at the causeway;
by which was the gate Shallecheth, ( 1 Chronicles 26:16 )

and two at Parbar;
the gate before mentioned.


F3 Ib. (Prospect of the Temple, ch. 5.) sect. 2.
F4 Ut supra. (Antiqu. l. 15. c. 11. sect. 5.)
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