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1 Chronicles 26:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They cast lots, the small and the great alike, according to their fathers’ households, for every gate.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they cast lots, the small as well as the great, according to their fathers' houses, for every gate.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yea they cast lots, as the small so the great, by their ancestral house, for every several gate.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they cause to fall lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for gate and gate.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they cast lots equally, both little and great, by their families for every one of the gates.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And they cast lots as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers for euery gate.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they cast lots for the small as well as for the great, for the several gates, according to their families.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And they cast lots, as well the small as the great, according to the house of their fathers, for every gate.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And they cast 5307
{5307} Prime
נָפַל
naphal
{naw-fal'}
A primitive root; to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitively or causatively, literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
lots, 1486
{1486} Prime
גּוֹרָל
gowral
{go-rawl'}
From an unused root meaning to be rough (as stone); properly a pebble, that is, a lot (small stones being used for that purpose); figuratively a portion or destiny (as if determined by lot).
as well the small 6996
{6996} Prime
קָטָן
qatan
{kaw-tawn'}
From H6962; abbreviated, that is, diminutive, literally (in quantity, size or number) or figuratively (in age or importance).
as the great, 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
according to the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of their fathers, 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
for every gate. 8179
{8179} Prime
שַׁעַר
sha`ar
{shah'-ar}
From H8176 in its original sense; an opening, that is, door or gate.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Chronicles 26:13

_ _ 1 Chronicles 26:13-19. The gates assigned by lot.

_ _ they cast lots — Their departments of duty, such as the gates they should attend to, were allotted in the same manner as those of the other Levitical bodies, and the names of the chiefs or captains are given, with the respective gates assigned them.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 26:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Chronicles 26:13

Cast lots — Determining the times and places of their service not by age or dignity, but merely by lot. Every gate — That it might be known to whom the care of each gate was more especially committed.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
as well the small as the great:
Heb. or, as well for the small as for the great,
1 Chronicles 24:31 These likewise cast lots over against their brethren the sons of Aaron in the presence of David the king, and Zadok, and Ahimelech, and the chief of the fathers of the priests and Levites, even the principal fathers over against their younger brethren.
1 Chronicles 25:8 And they cast lots, ward against [ward], as well the small as the great, the teacher as the scholar.
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