And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.
And both the ſingers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, * according to the commandement of Dauid, and of Solomon his ſonne.
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
בֵּן , masculine noun, beyn — son (value 52)
H1121, בֵּן bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.):—afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, × came up in, child, colt, × common, × corn, daughter, × of first, firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, × in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, rebel, + robber, × servant born, × soldier, son, + spark, steward, + stranger, × surely, them of, + tumultuous one, valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
son, grandson, child, member of a group
son, male child
children (pl. - male and female)
youth, young men (pl.)
young (of animals)
sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels]
people (of a nation) (pl.)
of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.)
a member of a guild, order, class
Used in 3654 Verses, 37 Books 4899  Occurrence Count
דָּוִד , proper masculine noun, david — perhaps "beloved one", a son of Jesse (value 14)
H1732, דָּוִד Dâvid, daw-veed'; rarely (fully); דָּוִיד Dâvîyd; from the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse:—David.
David = "beloved"
youngest son of Jesse and second king of Israel
Used in 910 Verses, 19 Books 1074  Occurrence Count
טׇהֳרָה , feminine noun, tohora — purifying, cleansing (value 219)
H2893, טׇהֳרָה ṭohŏrâh, toh-or-aw'; feminine of H2892; ceremonial purification; moral purity:—× is cleansed, cleansing, purification(-fying).
purifying, cleansing, purification, purity, cleanness
Used in 14 Verses, 6 Books 15  Occurrence Count
מִצְוָה , feminine noun, mitzva — commandment (value 141)
H4687, מִצְוָה mitsvâh, mits-vaw'; from H6680; a command, whether human or divine (collectively, the Law):—(which was) commanded(-ment), law, ordinance, precept.
commandment (of man)
the commandment (of God)
commandment (of code of wisdom)
Used in 177 Verses, 23 Books 181  Occurrence Count
מִשְׁמֶרֶת , feminine noun, mishmeret — a guard, watch, charge, function (value 980)
H4931, מִשְׁמֶרֶת mishmereth, mish-mer'-reth; feminine of H4929; watch, i.e. the act (custody), or (concretely) the sentry, the post; objectively preservation, or (concretely) safe; figuratively observance, i.e. (abstractly) duty or (objectively) a usage or party:—charge, keep, or to be kept, office, ordinace, safeguard, ward, watch.
guard, charge, function, obligation, service, watch
guard, watch, house of detention or confinement
office, function (ceremonial)
Used in 69 Verses, 18 Books 77  Occurrence Count
שׁוֹעֵר , masculine noun, shoʿeyr — a gatekeeper (value 576)
H7778, שׁוֹעֵר shôwʻêr, sho-are'; or שֹׁעֵר shôʻêr active participle of H8176 (as denominative from H8179); a janitor:—doorkeeper, porter.
Used in 37 Verses, 6 Books 37  Occurrence Count
שִׁיר , verb, shiyr — to sing (value 510)
H7891, שִׁיר shîyr, sheer; or (the original form) שׁוּר shûwr; (1 Samuel 18:6), a primitive root (rather identical with H7788 through the idea of strolling minstrelsy); to sing:—behold (by mistake for H7789), sing(-er, -ing man, -ing woman).
singer, songstresses (participle)
singer, songstress (participle)
(Hophal) to be sung
In Job 36:24
, this word is translated "Behold"; in modern versions, it is translated "Sing". The old translations considered the Hebrew word to be from a different root than H7788
hence the difference in the translations. (Cf. Gill on Job 36:24
Used in 79 Verses, 18 Books 82  Occurrence Count
שְׁלֹמֹה , proper masculine noun, shəlomoh — David's son and successor to his throne (value 375)
H8010, שְׁלֹמֹה Shelômôh, shel-o-mo'; from H7965; peaceful; Shelomah, David's successor:—Solomon.
Solomon = "peace"
son of David by Bathsheba and 3rd king of Israel; author of Proverbs and Song of Songs
Used in 263 Verses, 11 Books 293  Occurrence Count
שָׁמַר , verb, shamar — to keep, watch, preserve (value 540)
H8104, שָׁמַר shâmar, shaw-mar'; a primitive root; properly, to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.:—beward, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep(-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch(-man).
to keep, guard, observe, give heed
to keep, have charge of
to keep, guard, keep watch and ward, protect, save life
watch, watchman (participle)
to watch for, wait for
to watch, observe
to keep, retain, treasure up (in memory)
to keep (within bounds), restrain
to observe, celebrate, keep (sabbath or covenant or commands), perform (vow)
to keep, preserve, protect
to keep, reserve
to be on one's guard, take heed, take care, beware
to keep oneself, refrain, abstain
to be kept, be guarded
(Piel) to keep, pay heed
(Hithpael) to keep oneself from
Used in 440 Verses, 31 Books 466  Occurrence Count
|Nehemiah 12:45Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And both the singers and the porters kept the ward of their God, and the ward of the purification, according to the commandment of David, and of Solomon his son.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַֽיִּשְׁמְר֞וּ מִשְׁמֶ֤רֶת אֱלֹֽהֵיהֶם֙ וּמִשְׁמֶ֣רֶת הַֽטָּהֳרָ֔ה וְהַמְשֹׁרְרִ֖ים וְהַשֹּׁעֲרִ֑ים כְּמִצְוַ֥ת דָּוִ֖יד שְׁלֹמֹ֥ה בְנֽוֹ׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And both the singers
|and the porters
|of their God,
|and the ward
|of the purification,
|according to the commandment
|and of Solomon
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