1 Chronicles 26:9

9 Meshelemiah’s eighteen sons and relatives were also very capable men.

1 Chronicles 26:9 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 26:9

And Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, strong men, eighteen,
&c.] He had seven sons, ( 1 Chronicles 26:1-3 ) and therefore must have eleven brethren or kinsmen.

1 Chronicles 26:9 In-Context

7 Their names were Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad. Their relatives, Elihu and Semakiah, were also very capable men.
8 All of these descendants of Obed-edom, including their sons and grandsons—sixty-two of them in all—were very capable men, well qualified for their work.
9 Meshelemiah’s eighteen sons and relatives were also very capable men.
10 Hosah, of the Merari clan, appointed Shimri as the leader among his sons, though he was not the oldest.
11 His other sons included Hilkiah (the second), Tebaliah (the third), and Zechariah (the fourth). Hosah’s sons and relatives, who served as gatekeepers, numbered thirteen in all.