1 Chronicles 26:10

“Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the chief;)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Also Hosah of the children of Merari, had sonnes: Simri the chiefe, (for though he was not the first borne, yet his father made him the chiefe)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Also Hosah, {one} of the sons of Merari had sons: Shimri the first (although he was not the firstborn, his father made him first),
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief, (for though he was not the first-born, yet his father made him chief),
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Hosah, a son of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief (for though he was not the oldest, his father made him chief);
- Basic English Bible

-- And Hosah, of the sons of Merari, had sons: Shimri the head, for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the head;
- Darby Bible

Also Hosah of the children of Merari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for though he was not the first-born, yet his father made him the chief;)
- Webster's Bible

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him chief),
- World English Bible

and to Hosah, of the sons of Merari, [are] sons: Shimri the head (though he was not first-born, yet his father setteth him for head),
- Youngs Literal Bible

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief--for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him chief--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 26:10


26:10 Made him the chief - Not in inheriting the estate; (this wasforbidden by the law) but in this service, for which he was betterqualified than his elder brother.


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