Berechiah and Elkanah were guardians 1 of the ark;
Certainly 1 spending just one day in your temple courts is better than spending a thousand elsewhere. 2 I would rather stand at the entrance 3 to the temple of my God than live 4 in the tents of the wicked.
The captain of the royal guard took Seraiah the chief priest and Zephaniah, the priest who was second in rank, and the three doorkeepers.
The captain of the royal guard took Seraiah the chief priest, Zephaniah the priest who was second in rank, and the three doorkeepers. 1
Furthermore, be aware of the fact 1 that you have no authority to impose tax, tribute, or toll on any of the priests, the Levites, the musicians, the doorkeepers, the temple servants, or the attendants at the temple of this God.
Shebaniah, Joshaphat, Nethanel, Amasai, Zechariah, Benaiah, and Eliezer the priests were to blow the trumpets before the ark of God; Obed-Edom and Jehiel were also guardians 1 of the ark.
“Go up to Hilkiah the high priest and have him melt down 1 the silver that has been brought by the people to the Lord’s temple and has been collected by the guards at the door.
I took them to the Lord’s temple. I took them into the room where the disciples of the prophet Hanan son of Igdaliah stayed. 1 That room was next to the one where the temple officers stayed and above the room where Maaseiah son of Shallum, one of the doorkeepers 2 of the temple, stayed.
The gatekeepers relayed the news to the royal palace. 1
These were the divisions of the gatekeepers who were descendants of Korah and Merari.
From the singers: Eliashib. From the gatekeepers: Shallum, Telem, and Uri.
He posted guards at the gates of the Lord’s temple, so no one who was ceremonially unclean in any way could enter.
supervised the laborers and all the foremen on their various jobs. 1 Some of the Levites were scribes, officials, and guards.
But Simon Peter was left standing outside by the door. So the other disciple who was acquainted with the high priest came out and spoke to the slave girl who watched the door, 1 and brought Peter inside.
The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the high-ranking priests, 1 and the guards 2 to bring out of the Lord’s temple all the items that were used in the worship of 3 Baal, Asherah, and all the stars of the sky. 4 The king 5 burned them outside of Jerusalem in the terraces 6 of Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel. 7