1 Chronicles 15:22

“And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Chenaniah chiefe of the Leuites was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilfull.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was {in charge of} the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was master of the music: he gave directions about the song, because he was expert.
- Basic English Bible

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites for the music, gave instruction in music, for he was skilful.
- Darby Bible

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.
- Webster's Bible

Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.
- World English Bible

And Chenaniah, head of the Levites, [is] over the burden; he instructeth about the burden, for he [is] intelligent.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song; he was master in the song, because he was skilful.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 15:22


15:22 For song - He was the moderator of the musick, instructing themwhen and how to lift up their voices, or change their notes, or maketheir stops.


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