54 verses

Gen 38:8

(NIV)
Then Judah said to Onan, ‘Sleep with your brother’s wife and fulfil your duty to her as a brother-in-law to raise up offspring for your brother.’
(ESV)
Then Judah said to Onan, “Go in to your brother’s wife and perform the duty of a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother.”

Num 3:25

(NIV)
At the tent of meeting the Gershonites were responsible for the care of the tabernacle and tent, its coverings, the curtain at the entrance to the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
And the guard duty of the sons of Gershon in the tent of meeting involved the tabernacle, the tent with its covering, the screen for the entrance of the tent of meeting,

Num 3:31

(NIV)
They were responsible for the care of the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the articles of the sanctuary used in ministering, the curtain, and everything related to their use.
(ESV)
And their guard duty involved the ark, the table, the lampstand, the altars, the vessels of the sanctuary with which the priests minister, and the screen; all the service connected with these.

Num 3:36

(NIV)
The Merarites were appointed to take care of the frames of the tabernacle, its crossbars, posts, bases, all its equipment, and everything related to their use,
(ESV)
And the appointed guard duty of the sons of Merari involved the frames of the tabernacle the bars the pillars, the bases, and all their accessories; all the service connected with these;

Num 4:3

(NIV)
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.

(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, all who can come on duty, to do the work in the tent of meeting.

Num 4:23

(NIV)
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.

(ESV)
From thirty years old up to fifty years old, you shall list them, all who can come to do duty, to do service in the tent of meeting.

Num 4:28

(NIV)
This is the service of the Gershonite clans at the tent of meeting. Their duties are to be under the direction of Ithamar son of Aaron, the priest.

(ESV)
This is the service of the clans of the sons of the Gershonites in the tent of meeting, and their guard duty is to be under the direction of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest.

Num 4:30

(NIV)
Count all the men from thirty to fifty years of age who come to serve in the work at the tent of meeting.
(ESV)
From thirty years old up to fifty years old, you shall list them, everyone who can come on duty, to do the service of the tent of meeting.

Num 4:35

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to serve in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty, for service in the tent of meeting;

Num 4:39

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to serve in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty for service in the tent of meeting

Num 4:43

(NIV)
All the men from thirty to fifty years of age who came to serve in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
from thirty years old up to fifty years old, everyone who could come on duty, for service in the tent of meeting

Num 8:24

(NIV)
‘This applies to the Levites: men twenty-five years old or more shall come to take part in the work at the tent of meeting,
(ESV)
This applies to the Levites: from twenty-five years old and upward they shall come to do duty in the service of the tent of meeting.

Num 8:25

(NIV)
but at the age of fifty, they must retire from their usual duties and work no longer.
(ESV)
And from the age of fifty years they shall withdraw from the duty of the service and serve no more.

Deut 24:5

(NIV)
If a man has recently married, he must not be sent to war or have any other duty laid on him. For one year he is to be free to stay at home and bring happiness to the wife he has married.

(ESV)
“When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be liable for any other public duty. He shall be free at home one year to be happy with his wife whom he has taken.

Deut 25:5

(NIV)
If brothers are living together and one of them dies without a son, his widow must not marry outside the family. Her husband’s brother shall take her and marry her and fulfil the duty of a brother-in-law to her.
(ESV)
If brothers dwell together, and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the dead man shall not be married outside the family to a stranger. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her as his wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.

Deut 25:7

(NIV)
However, if a man does not want to marry his brother’s wife, she shall go to the elders at the town gate and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to carry on his brother’s name in Israel. He will not fulfil the duty of a brother-in-law to me.’
(ESV)
And if the man does not wish to take his brother’s wife, then his brother’s wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to perpetuate his brother’s name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’

Ruth 3:13

(NIV)
Stay here for the night, and in the morning if he wants to do his duty as your guardian-redeemer, good; let him redeem you. But if he is not willing, as surely as the  Lord lives I will do it. Lie here until morning.’

(ESV)
Remain tonight, and in the morning, if he will redeem you, good; let him do it. But if he is not willing to redeem you, then, as the  Lord lives, I will redeem you. Lie down until the morning.”

1Kgs 4:28

(NIV)
They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses.

(ESV)
Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds they brought to the place where it was required, each according to his duty.

1Kgs 14:27

(NIV)
So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned these to the commanders of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.
(ESV)
and King Rehoboam made in their place shields of bronze, and committed them to the hands of the officers of the guard, who kept the door of the king’s house.

2Kgs 11:5

(NIV)
He commanded them, saying, ‘This is what you are to do: you who are in the three companies that are going on duty on the Sabbath – a third of you guarding the royal palace,
(ESV)
And he commanded them, “This is the thing that you shall do: one third of you, those who come off duty on the Sabbath and guard the king’s house

2Kgs 11:7

(NIV)
and you who are in the other two companies that normally go off Sabbath duty are all to guard the temple for the king.
(ESV)
And the two divisions of you, which come on duty in force on the Sabbath and guard the house of the  Lord on behalf of the king,

2Kgs 11:9

(NIV)
The commanders of units of a hundred did just as Jehoiada the priest ordered. Each one took his men – those who were going on duty on the Sabbath and those who were going off duty – and came to Jehoiada the priest.
(ESV)
The captains did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded, and they each brought his men who were to go off duty on the Sabbath, with those who were to come on duty on the Sabbath, and came to Jehoiada the priest.

1Chr 9:27

(NIV)
They would spend the night stationed round the house of God, because they had to guard it; and they had charge of the key for opening it each morning.

(ESV)
And they lodged around the house of God, for on them lay the duty of watching, and they had charge of opening it every morning.

1Chr 9:33

(NIV)
Those who were musicians, heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.

(ESV)
Now these, the singers, 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.

1Chr 23:28

(NIV)
The duty of the Levites was to help Aaron’s descendants in the service of the temple of the  Lord: to be in charge of the courtyards, the side rooms, the purification of all sacred things and the performance of other duties at the house of God.
(ESV)
For their duty was to assist the sons of Aaron for the service of the house of the  Lord, having the care of the courts and the chambers, the cleansing of all that is holy, and any work for the service of the house of God.

1Chr 23:29

(NIV)
They were in charge of the bread set out on the table, the special flour for the grain offerings, the thin loaves made without yeast, the baking and the mixing, and all measurements of quantity and size.
(ESV)
Their duty was also to assist with the showbread, the flour for the grain offering, the wafers of unleavened bread, the baked offering, the offering mixed with oil, and all measures of quantity or size.

1Chr 24:19

(NIV)
This was their appointed order of ministering when they entered the temple of the  Lord, according to the regulations prescribed for them by their ancestor Aaron, as the  Lord, the God of Israel, had commanded him.

(ESV)
These had as their appointed duty in their service to come into the house of the  Lord according to the procedure established for them by Aaron their father, as the  Lord God of Israel had commanded him.

1Chr 27:1

(NIV)
This is the list of the Israelites – heads of families, commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and their officers, who served the king in all that concerned the army divisions that were on duty month by month throughout the year. Each division consisted of 24,000 men.

(ESV)
This is the number of the people of Israel, the heads of fathers’ houses, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all matters concerning the divisions that came and went, month after month throughout the year, each division numbering 24,000:

2Chr 5:13

(NIV)
The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the  Lord. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the  Lord and sang:

‘He is good;
his love endures for ever.’

Then the temple of the  Lord was filled with the cloud,
(ESV)
and it was the duty of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard in unison in praise and thanksgiving to the  Lord), and when the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the  Lord,

For he is good,
for his steadfast love endures forever,”

the house, the house of the  Lord, was filled with a cloud,

2Chr 8:13

(NIV)
according to the daily requirement for offerings commanded by Moses for the Sabbaths, the New Moons and the three annual festivals – the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks and the Festival of Tabernacles.
(ESV)
as the duty of each day required, offering according to the commandment of Moses for the Sabbaths, the new moons, and the three annual feasts—the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Booths.

2Chr 8:14

(NIV)
In keeping with the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their duties and the Levites to lead the praise and to assist the priests according to each day’s requirement. He also appointed the gatekeepers by divisions for the various gates, because this was what David the man of God had ordered.
(ESV)
According to the ruling of David his father, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their offices of praise and ministry before the priests as the duty of each day required, and the gatekeepers in their divisions at each gate, for so David the man of God had commanded.

2Chr 12:10

(NIV)
So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned these to the commanders of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.
(ESV)
and King Rehoboam made in their place shields of bronze and committed them to the hands of the officers of the guard, who kept the door of the king’s house.

2Chr 23:4

(NIV)
Now this is what you are to do: a third of you priests and Levites who are going on duty on the Sabbath are to keep watch at the doors,
(ESV)
This is the thing that you shall do: of you priests and Levites who come off duty on the Sabbath, one third shall be gatekeepers,

2Chr 23:6

(NIV)
No one is to enter the temple of the  Lord except the priests and Levites on duty; they may enter because they are consecrated, but all the others are to observe the  Lord’s command not to enter.
(ESV)
Let no one enter the house of the  Lord except the priests and ministering Levites. They may enter, for they are holy, but all the people shall keep the charge of the  Lord.

2Chr 23:8

(NIV)
The Levites and all the men of Judah did just as Jehoiada the priest ordered. Each one took his men – those who were going on duty on the Sabbath and those who were going off duty – for Jehoiada the priest had not released any of the divisions.
(ESV)
The Levites and all Judah did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded, and they each brought his men, who were to go off duty on the Sabbath, with those who were to come on duty on the Sabbath, for Jehoiada the priest did not dismiss the divisions.

2Chr 31:16

(NIV)
In addition, they distributed to the males three years old or more whose names were in the genealogical records – all who would enter the temple of the  Lord to perform the daily duties of their various tasks, according to their responsibilities and their divisions.
(ESV)
except those enrolled by genealogy, males from three years old and upwardall who entered the house of the  Lord as the duty of each day required—for their service according to their offices, by their divisions.

Ezra 4:13

(NIV)
Furthermore, the king should know that if this city is built and its walls are restored, no more taxes, tribute or duty will be paid, and eventually the royal revenues will suffer.
(ESV)
Now be it known to the king that if this city is rebuilt and the walls finished, they will not pay tribute, custom, or toll, and the royal revenue will be impaired.

Ezra 4:20

(NIV)
Jerusalem has had powerful kings ruling over the whole of Trans-Euphrates, and taxes, tribute and duty were paid to them.
(ESV)
And mighty kings have been over Jerusalem who ruled over the whole province Beyond the River, to whom tribute, custom, and toll were paid.

Ezra 7:24

(NIV)
You are also to know that you have no authority to impose taxes, tribute or duty on any of the priests, Levites, musicians, gatekeepers, temple servants or other workers at this house of God.

(ESV)
We also notify you that it shall not be lawful to impose tribute, custom, or toll on anyone of the priests, the Levites, the singers, the doorkeepers, the temple servants, or other servants of this house of God.

Neh 7:3

(NIV)
I said to them, ‘The gates of Jerusalem are not to be opened until the sun is hot. While the gatekeepers are still on duty, make them shut the doors and bar them. Also appoint residents of Jerusalem as guards, some at their posts and some near their own houses.’

(ESV)
And I said to them, “Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun is hot. And while they are still standing guard, let them shut and bar the doors. Appoint guards from among the inhabitants of Jerusalem, some at their guard posts and some in front of their own homes.”

Neh 13:13

(NIV)
I put Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and a Levite named Pedaiah in charge of the storerooms and made Hanan son of Zakkur, the son of Mattaniah, their assistant, because they were considered trustworthy. They were made responsible for distributing the supplies to their fellow Levites.

(ESV)
And I appointed as treasurers over the storehouses Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and Pedaiah of the Levites, and as their assistant Hanan the son of Zaccur, son of Mattaniah, for they were considered reliable, and their duty was to distribute to their brothers.

Eccl 12:13

(NIV)
Now all has been heard;
here is the conclusion of the matter:
Fear God and keep his commandments,
for this is the duty of all mankind.
(ESV)
The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Jer 32:7

(NIV)
Hanamel son of Shallum your uncle is going to come to you and say, “Buy my field at Anathoth, because as nearest relative it is your right and duty to buy it.”

(ESV)
Behold, Hanamel the son of Shallum your uncle will come to you and sayBuy my field that is at Anathoth for the right of redemption by purchase is yours.’

Ezek 44:8

(NIV)
Instead of carrying out your duty in regard to my holy things, you put others in charge of my sanctuary.
(ESV)
And you have not kept charge of my holy things, but you have set others to keep my charge for you in my sanctuary.

Ezek 45:17

(NIV)
It will be the duty of the prince to provide the burnt offerings, grain offerings and drink offerings at the festivals, the New Moons and the Sabbaths – at all the appointed festivals of Israel. He will provide the sin offerings, grain offerings, burnt offerings and fellowship offerings to make atonement for the Israelites.

(ESV)
It shall be the prince’s duty to furnish the burnt offerings, grain offerings, and drink offerings, at the feasts, the new moons, and the Sabbaths, all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel: he shall provide the sin offerings, grain offerings, burnt offerings, and peace offerings, to make atonement on behalf of the house of Israel.

Matt 12:5

(NIV)
Or haven’t you read in the Law that the priests on Sabbath duty in the temple desecrate the Sabbath and yet are innocent?
(ESV)
Or have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath and are guiltless?

Matt 17:25

(NIV)
‘Yes, he does,’ he replied.

When Peter came into the house, Jesus was the first to speak. ‘What do you think, Simon?’ he asked. ‘From whom do the kings of the earth collect duty and taxes – from their own children or from others?’

(ESV)
He said, “Yes.” And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, What do you think, Simon? From whom do kings of the earth take toll or tax? From their sons or from others?”

Luke 1:8

(NIV)
Once when Zechariah’s division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God,
(ESV)
Now while he was serving as priest before God when his division was on duty,

Luke 17:10

(NIV)
So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, “We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.”’

(ESV)
So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.’”

John 18:16

(NIV)
but Peter had to wait outside at the door. The other disciple, who was known to the high priest, came back, spoke to the servant-girl on duty there and brought Peter in.

(ESV)
but Peter stood outside at the door. So the other disciple, who was known to the high priest, went out and spoke to the servant girl who kept watch at the door, and brought Peter in.

Acts 6:3

(NIV)
Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them
(ESV)
Therefore, brothers pick out from among you seven men of good repute full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty.

Acts 23:1

(NIV)
Paul looked straight at the Sanhedrin and said, ‘My brothers, I have fulfilled my duty to God in all good conscience to this day.’
(ESV)
And looking intently at the council, Paul said, “Brothers I have lived my life before God in all good conscience up to this day.”

Rom 15:16

(NIV)
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. He gave me the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the Gentiles might become an offering acceptable to God, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

(ESV)
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles in the priestly service of the gospel of God, so that the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1Cor 7:3

(NIV)
The husband should fulfil his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband.
(ESV)
The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband.
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