1 Chronicles 26:31

“Among the Hebronites was Jerijah the chief, even among the Hebronites, according to the generations of his fathers. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valour at Jazer of Gilead.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Among the Hebronites was Ieriiah the chiefe, euen among the Hebronits, according to the generations of his fathers: in the fourtieth yeere of the reigne of Dauid, they were sought for, and there were found among them mightie men of valour, at Iazer of Gilead.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As for the Hebronites, Jerijah the chief (these Hebronites were investigated according to their genealogies and fathers' {households,} in the fortieth year of David's reign, and men of outstanding capability were found among them at Jazer of Gilead)
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Of the Hebronites was Jerijah the chief, even of the Hebronites, according to their generations by fathers' `houses'. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valor at Jazer of Gilead.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Of the Hebronites, Jerijah was the chief of all the Hebronites, in their generations by families. In the fortieth year of the rule of David a search was made, and able men were seen among them at Jazer of Gilead.
- Basic English Bible

Of the Hebronites was Jerijah the head; (as to the Hebronites, according to their families according to the fathers: in the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valour at Jaazer in Gilead;)
- Darby Bible

Among the Hebronites was Jerijah the chief, even among the Hebronites, according to the generations of his fathers. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valor at Jazer of Gilead.
- Webster's Bible

Of the Hebronites was Jerijah the chief, even of the Hebronites, according to their generations by fathers' [houses]. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valor at Jazer of Gilead.
- World English Bible

Of the Hebronite, Jerijah [is] the head, of the Hebronite, according to his generations, for the fathers -- in the fortieth year of the reign of David they have been sought out, and there are found among them mighty ones of valour, in Jazer of Gilead --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Of the Hebronites was Jerijah the chief, even of the Hebronites, according to their generations by fathers' houses. In the fortieth year of the reign of David they were sought for, and there were found among them mighty men of valour at Jazer of Gilead.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 26:31


26:31 Fortieth year - His last year, in which he made all the orders offamilies and officers recorded in these chapters. We should be so much themore diligent in doing good, as we see the day approaching. If we livenot to enjoy the fruit of our labours, let us not grudge it to them thatcome after us.


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