1 Chronicles 4:3-13 NIV

3 These were the sonsa of Etam: Jezreel, Ishma and Idbash. Their sister was named Hazzelelponi.

References for 1 Chronicles 4:3

    • a 4:3 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also Vulgate); Hebrew "father"
      4 Penuel was the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These were the descendants of Hur,1 the firstborn of Ephrathah and fatherb of Bethlehem.2

      References for 1 Chronicles 4:4

        • b 4:4 - "Father" may mean "civic leader" or "military leader"; also in verses 12, 14, 17, 18 and possibly elsewhere.
          5 Ashhur3 the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.

          References for 1 Chronicles 4:5

          6 Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni and Haahashtari. These were the descendants of Naarah.
          7 The sons of Helah: Zereth, Zohar, Ethnan,
          8 and Koz, who was the father of Anub and Hazzobebah and of the clans of Aharhel son of Harum.
          9 Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother had named him Jabez,c saying, "I gave birth to him in pain."

          References for 1 Chronicles 4:9

            • c 4:9 - "Jabez" sounds like the Hebrew for "pain."
              10 Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, "Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain." And God granted his request.
              11 Kelub, Shuhah's brother, was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
              12 Eshton was the father of Beth Rapha, Paseah and Tehinnah the father of Ir Nahash.d These were the men of Recah.

              References for 1 Chronicles 4:12

                • d 4:12 - Or "of the city of Nahash"
                  13 The sons of Kenaz: Othniel4 and Seraiah. The sons of Othniel: Hathath and Meonothai.e

                  References for 1 Chronicles 4:13

                    • e 4:13 - Some Septuagint manuscripts and Vulgate; Hebrew does not have "and Meonothai."