2 Kings 11:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]2 Kings 11:6, NIV: a third at the Sur Gate, and a third at the gate behind the guard, who take turns guarding the temple--
2 Kings 11:6, ESV: (another third being at the gate Sur and a third at the gate behind the guards) shall guard the palace.
2 Kings 11:6, KJV: 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.
2 Kings 11:6, NASB: (a third also shall be at the gate Sur, and a third at the gate behind the guards), shall keep watch over the house for defense.
2 Kings 11:6, NLT: Another third of you are to stand guard at the Sur Gate. And the final third must stand guard behind the palace guard. These three groups will all guard the palace.
2 Kings 11:6, CSB: A third are to be at the Foundation Gate and a third at the gate behind the guards. You are to take turns providing protection for the palace.