8:14 As his father David had decreed, Solomon 1 appointed the divisions of the priests to do their assigned tasks, the Levitical orders to lead worship and help the priests with their daily tasks, 2 and the divisions of the gatekeepers to serve at their assigned gates. 3 This was what David the man of God had ordered. 4
1 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Solomon) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “and the Levites, according to their posts, to praise and to serve opposite the priests according to the matter of a day in its day.”
3 tn Heb “and the gatekeepers by their divisions for a gate and a gate.”
4 tn Heb “for so [was] the command of David the man of God.”