17 And the porters were Shallum, and Akkub, and Talmon, and Ahiman, and their brethren: Shallum was the chief.
18 For they were porters to this time by companies of the children of Levi unto the [a]King’s gate Eastward.
19 And Shallum the son of Kore the son of Ebiasaph the son of Korah, and his brethren the Korahites (of the house of their father) were over the work, and office to keep the gates of the [b]Tabernacle: so their families were over the host of the Lord keeping the entry.
1 Chronicles 9:18So called because the king came into the Temple thereby, and not the common people.
1 Chronicles 9:19Their charge was that none should enter into those places, which were only appointed for the Priests to minister in.
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