1 Kings 6:5–6; 1 Chronicles 9:26; 1 Chronicles 9:33

cHe also built a structure1 against the wall of the house, running around the walls of the house, both the nave and dthe inner sanctuary. And he made eside chambers all around. The lowest story2 was five cubits broad, the middle one was six cubits broad, and the third was seven cubits broad. For around the outside of the house he made offsets on the wall in order that the supporting beams should not be inserted into the walls of the house.


26 for the four chief gatekeepers, who were Levites, were entrusted to be over lthe chambers and the treasures of the house of God.


33 Now these, the ssingers, the heads of fathers' houses of the Levites, were in the chambers of the temple free from other service, for they were on duty day and night.