1 Chronicles 2:55

“And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 2:55

And the families of the Scribes, which dwelt at Iabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The families of scribes who lived at Jabez {were} the Tirathites, the Shimeathites {and} the Sucathites. Those are the Kenites who came from Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the families of scribes that dwelt at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, the Sucathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the families of scribes who were living at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, the Sucathites. These are the Kenites, the offspring of Hammath, the father of the family of Rechab.
- Basic English Bible

and the families of the scribes who dwelt at Jabez: the Tireathites, the Shimeathites, the Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- Darby Bible

And the families of the scribes who dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- Webster's Bible

The families of scribes who lived at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, the Sucathites. These are the Kenites who came of Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- World English Bible

and the families of the scribes the inhabitants of Jabez: Tirathites, Shimeathites, Suchathites. They [are] the Kenites, those coming of Hammath father of the house of Rechab.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the families of scribes that dwelt at Jabez: the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, the Sucathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hammath, the father of the house of Rechab.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 2:55

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 2:55


2:55 Scribes - Either civil, who were public notaries, that wrote andsigned legal instruments: or ecclesiastical. And these were eitherLevites, or Simeonites, or rather Kenites, and are herementioned not as if they were of the tribe of Judah, but because theydwelt among them, and probably were allied to them by marriages, andso in a manner incorporated with them.


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