2 Chronicles 31:15

15 1Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah were faithfully assisting him in 2the cities of the priests, to distribute the portions to their brothers, old and young alike, by divisions,

2 Chronicles 31:15 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 31:15

And next to him were Eden and Mijamin, and Jeshua, and
Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah
As Kore was the principal, and his business lay chiefly with the priests in the temple, and in Jerusalem, these men under him were employed in distributing to the priests,

in the cities of the priests;
in the several parts of the country:

in their set office;
or faithfully:

to give to their brethren by courses,
as well to the great as to the small; to communicate of the stores under their hands, according to their several courses, both priests and Levites, and to all in their families, small and great.

2 Chronicles 31:15 In-Context

13 while Jehiel, Azaziah, Nahath, Asahel, Jerimoth, Jozabad, Eliel, Ismachiah, Mahath, and Benaiah were overseers assisting Conaniah and Shimei his brother, by the appointment of Hezekiah the king and Azariah the chief officer of the house of God.
14 And Kore the son of Imnah the Levite, keeper of the east gate, was over the freewill offerings to God, to apportion the contribution reserved for the LORD and the most holy offerings.
15 Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah were faithfully assisting him in the cities of the priests, to distribute the portions to their brothers, old and young alike, by divisions,
16 except those enrolled by genealogy, males from three years old and upward--all who entered the house of the LORD as the duty of each day required--for their service according to their offices, by their divisions.
17 The enrollment of the priests was according to their fathers' houses; that of the Levites from twenty years old and upward was according to their offices, by their divisions.

Cross References 2

  • 1. [See ver. 12 above]
  • 2. See Joshua 21:9-19