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1 Chronicles 2:44

44 Shema was the father of Raham, and Raham the father of Jorkeam. Rekem was the father of Shammai.

Read 1 Chronicles 2:44 Using Other Translations

And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam: and Rekem begat Shammai.
Shema fathered Raham, the father of Jorkeam; and Rekem fathered Shammai.
Shema was the father of Raham. Raham was the father of Jorkeam. Rekem was the father of Shammai.

What does 1 Chronicles 2:44 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Chronicles 2:44

And Shema begat Raham, the father of Jorkoam
Which Hillerus F19 takes to be the name of a city in the tribe of Judah; and Jarchi's note is, that wherever the word "father" is here used, it is to be understood of the prince of a city that follows: and Rekem begat Shammai;
there is a descendant of Jerahmeel, the brother of Caleb, of this name, ( 1 Chronicles 2:28 ) .


FOOTNOTES:

F19 Onomast. Sacr. p. 329.
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