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2 Chronicles 23:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and a third part shall be at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation: and all the people shall be in the courts of the house of Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And a third part [shall be] at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation: and all the people [shall be] in the courts of the house of the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and one third [shall be] at the king’s house, and a third at the Gate of the Foundation; and all the people [shall be] in the courts of the house of the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And a third part [shall be] at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation: and all the people [shall be] in the courts of the house of the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and a third part shall be at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation; and all the people shall be in the courts of the house of Jehovah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and a third, being in the house of the king, and a third, at the foundation gate,—and all the people, being in the courts of the house of Yahweh,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the third [are] at the house of the king, and the third at the gate of the foundation, and all the people [are] in the courts of the house of Jehovah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— A third part of you that come to the sabbath, of the priests, and of the Levites, and of the porters shall be at the gates: and a third part at the king's house: and a third at the gate that is called the Foundation: but let all the rest of the people be in the courts of the house of the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And a thirde part shall bee at the kings house, and a third part at the gate of the foundation: and all the people [shall be] in the Courts of the house of the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and let a third part be in the house of the king; and another third at the middle gate: and all the people in the courts of the Lord's house.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And a third part [shall be] at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the foundation: and all the people [shall be] in the courts of the house of Yahweh.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And a third part 7992
{7992} Prime
שְׁלִישִׁי
sh@liyshiy
{shel-ee-shee'}
Ordinal from H7969; third; feminine a third (part); by extension a third (day, year or time); specifically a third story cell).
[shall be] at the king's 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
house; 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
and a third part 7992
{7992} Prime
שְׁלִישִׁי
sh@liyshiy
{shel-ee-shee'}
Ordinal from H7969; third; feminine a third (part); by extension a third (day, year or time); specifically a third story cell).
at the gate 8179
{8179} Prime
שַׁעַר
sha`ar
{shah'-ar}
From H8176 in its original sense; an opening, that is, door or gate.
of the foundation: 3247
{3247} Prime
יְסוֹד
y@cowd
{yes-ode'}
From H3245; a foundation (literally or figuratively).
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the people 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
[shall be] in the courts 2691
{2691} Prime
חָצֵר
chatser
{khaw-tsare'}
From H2690 in its original sense; a yard (as inclosed by a fence); also a hamlet (as similarly surrounded with walls).
of 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 Yhw יָהוֶה. 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 23:4-9.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 23:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 23:5

Foundation — At the east gate, so called because it stood lower than the rest of the doors at the foot of the steps, by which they went up from the king's house to the temple.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Chronicles 23:5

And a third part [shall be] at the king's house; and a third part at the gate of the (c) foundation: and all the people [shall be] in the courts of the house of the LORD.

(c) Which was the chief gate of the temple toward the east.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the king's house:

2 Kings 11:5-6 And he commanded them, saying, This [is] the thing that ye shall do; A third part of you that enter in on the sabbath shall even be keepers of the watch of the king's house; ... And a third part [shall be] at the gate of Sur; and a third part at the gate behind the guard: so shall ye keep the watch of the house, that it be not broken down.
Ezekiel 44:2-3 Then said the LORD unto me; This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it; because the LORD, the God of Israel, hath entered in by it, therefore it shall be shut. ... [It is] for the prince; the prince, he shall sit in it to eat bread before the LORD; he shall enter by the way of the porch of [that] gate, and shall go out by the way of the same.
Ezekiel 46:2-3 And the prince shall enter by the way of the porch of [that] gate without, and shall stand by the post of the gate, and the priests shall prepare his burnt offering and his peace offerings, and he shall worship at the threshold of the gate: then he shall go forth; but the gate shall not be shut until the evening. ... Likewise the people of the land shall worship at the door of this gate before the LORD in the sabbaths and in the new moons.

the gate:

Acts 3:2 And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;
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2K 11:5. Ezk 44:2; 46:2. Ac 3:2.

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