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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Porter

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A gate-keeper (2 Samuel 18:26; 2 Kings 7:10; 1 Chronicles 9:21; 2 Chronicles 8:14 ). Of the Levites, 4,000 were appointed as porters by David (1 Chronicles 23:5 ), who were arranged according to their families (26:1-19) to take charge of the doors and gates of the temple. They were sometimes employed as musicians (1 Chronicles 15:18 ).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Porter'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/p/porter.html. 1897.

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