Compare Translations for 1 Chronicles 24:27

1 Chronicles 24:27 ASV
The sons of Merari: of Jaaziah, Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 BBE
The sons of Merari: of Jaaziah, Shoham and Zaccur and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 CEB
Merari's family by his son Jaaziah: Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri;
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1 Chronicles 24:27 CJB
that is, the descendants of M'rari through his descendant Ya'aziyahu: Shoham, Zakur and 'Ivri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 RHE
The son also of Merari Oziau, and Soam, and Zacchur, and Hebri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 ESV
The sons of Merari: of Jaaziah, Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 GW
Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri (for Merari's descendants through his son Jaaziah),
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1 Chronicles 24:27 HNV
The sons of Merari: of Ya`aziyahu, Beno, and Shoham, and Zakkur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 CSB
Merari's sons, by his son Jaaziah: Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 KJV
The sons of Merari by Jaaziah; Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 LEB
The sons of Merari: of Jaaziah, his son, Shoham, Zakkur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NAS
The sons of Merari: by Jaaziah were Beno, Shoham, Zaccur and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NCV
Jaaziah son of Merari had sons named Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NIRV
The sons of Merari from Jaaziah were Beno, Shoham, Zaccur and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NIV
The sons of Merari: from Jaaziah: Beno, Shoham, Zaccur and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NKJV
The sons of Merari by Jaaziah were Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NLT
From the descendants of Merari through Jaaziah, the leaders were Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 NRS
The sons of Merari: of Jaaziah, Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 RSV
The sons of Merar'i: of Ja-azi'ah, Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 DBY
The sons of Merari by Jaaziah his son: Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 MSG
The sons of Merari from Jaaziah: Beno, Shoham, Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 WBT
The sons of Merari by Jaaziah; Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 TMB
The sons of Merari by Jaaziah: Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 WEB
The sons of Merari: of Jaaziah, Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24:27 WYC
and the son of Merari was Jaaziah, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri. (and the sons of Merari, of Jaaziah, were Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.)
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1 Chronicles 24:27 YLT
sons of Merari: of Jaaziah: Beno, and Shoham, and Zaccur, and Ibri.
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1 Chronicles 24 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 24

The divisions of the priests and Levites.

- When every one has, knows, and keeps his place and work, the more there are the better. In the mystical body of Christ, every member has its use, for the good of the whole. Christ is High Priest over the house of God, to whom all believers, being made priests, are to be in subjection. In Christ, no difference is made between bond and free, elder and younger. The younger brethren, if faithful and sincere, shall be no less acceptable to Christ than the fathers. May we all be children of the Lord, fitted to sing his praises for ever in his temple above.

1 Chronicles 24 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 24

1 Chronicles 24:1-19 . DIVISION OF THE SONS OF AARON INTO FOUR AND TWENTY ORDERS.

1. Now these are the divisions of the sons of

2. Nadab and Abihu died before their father--that is, not in his presence, but during his lifetime (see Numbers 3:4 , 26:61 ).
therefore Eleazar and Ithamar executed the priest's office--In consequence of the death of his two oldest sons without issue, the descendants of Aaron were comprised in the families of Eleazar and Ithamar. Both of these sons discharged the priestly functions as assistants to their father. Eleazar succeeded him, and in his line the high priesthood continued until it was transferred to the family of Ithamar, in the person of Eli.

3. Zadok . . . and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar--This statement, taken in connection with 1 Chronicles 24:6 , is not a little perplexing, since ( 2 Samuel 15:24 2 Samuel 15:35 , 20:25 ) Abiathar is mentioned as the person conjoined in David's time with Zadok, in the collegiate exercise of the high priesthood. Some think that the words have been transposed, reading Abiathar, the son of Ahimelech. But there is no ground for regarding the text as faulty. The high priests of the line of Ithamar were the following: Ahiah or Ahimelech, his son Abiathar, his son Ahimelech. We frequently find the grandfather and grandson called by the same name (see list of high priests of the line of Eleazar, 1 Chronicles 6:30-41 ). Hence the author of the Chronicles was acquainted with Ahimelech, son of Abiathar, who, for some reason, discharged the duties of high priest in David's reign, and during the lifetime of his father (for Abiathar was living in the time of Solomon, 1 Kings 2:27 ) [KEIL].

4. there were more chief men found--The Hebrew may be translated, "There were more men as to heads of the sons of Eleazar." It is true, in point of fact, that by the census the number of individuals belonging to the family of Eleazar was found greater than in that of Ithamar. And this, of necessity, led to there being more fathers' houses, and consequently more chiefs or presidents in the former.

5. Thus were they divided by lot--This method of allocation was adopted manifestly to remove all cause of jealousy as to precedence and the right of performing particular duties.

6. one principal household--The marginal reading is preferable, "one house of the father." The lot was cast in a deliberate and solemn manner in presence of the king, the princes, the two high priests, and the chiefs of the priestly and Levitical families. The heads of families belonging to Eleazar and Ithamar were alternately brought forward to draw, and the name of each individual, as called, registered by an attendant secretary. To accommodate the casting of the lots to the inequality of the number, there being sixteen fathers' houses of Eleazar, and only eight of Ithamar, it was arranged that every house of Ithamar should be followed by two of Eleazar, or, what is the same thing, that every two houses of Eleazar should be followed by one of Ithamar. If, then, we suppose a commencement to have been made by Eleazar, the order would be as follows: one and two, Eleazar; three, Ithamar; four and five, Eleazar; six, Ithamar; seven and eight, Eleazar; nine, Ithamar; and so forth [BERTHEAU]. The lot determined also the order of the priests' service. That of the Levites was afterwards distributed by the same arrangement ( 1 Chronicles 24:31 ).