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 8:15 They did not neglect any detail of the king’s orders pertaining to the priests, Levites, and treasuries. 5
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.”
5 tn Heb “and they did not turn aside from the command of the king concerning the priests and the Levites with regard to any matter and with regard to the treasuries.”