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14 The lot for the East Gate fell to [a]Shelemiah. Then they cast lots for his son Zechariah, a wise counselor, and his lot came out for the North Gate; 15 to Obed-Edom the South Gate, and to his sons the [b]storehouse. 16 To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came out for the West Gate, with the Shallecheth Gate on the (A)ascending highway—watchman opposite watchman.

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  1. 1 Chronicles 26:14 Meshelemiah, v. 1
  2. 1 Chronicles 26:15 Heb. asuppim

14 The lot for the East Gate(A) fell to Shelemiah.[a] Then lots were cast for his son Zechariah,(B) a wise counselor, and the lot for the North Gate fell to him. 15 The lot for the South Gate fell to Obed-Edom,(C) and the lot for the storehouse fell to his sons. 16 The lots for the West Gate and the Shalleketh Gate on the upper road fell to Shuppim and Hosah.

Guard was alongside of guard:

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  1. 1 Chronicles 26:14 A variant of Meshelemiah

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