1 tn The MT has a singular form (“gatekeeper”), but the context suggests a plural. The pronoun that follows (“them”) is plural and a plural noun appears in v. 11. The Syriac Peshitta and the Targum have the plural here.
2 tn Heb “and, look, there was no man or voice of a man there.”
3 tn Heb “but the horses are tied up and the donkeys are tied up and the tents are as they were.”
4 tn Heb “and the gatekeepers called out and they told [it] to the house of the king.”