1 Chronicles 26:32

“And his brethren, men of valour, were two thousand and seven hundred chief fathers, whom king David made rulers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to God, and affairs of the king.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 26:32

And his brethren, men of valour, were two thousand and seuen hundred chiefe fathers, whom King Dauid made rulers ouer the Reubenites, the Gadites, & the halfe tribe of Manasseh, for euery matter perteining to God, and affaires of the king.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and his relatives, capable men, {were} 2,700 in number, heads of fathers' {households.} And King David made them overseers of the Reubenites, the Gadites and the half-tribe of the Manassites concerning all the affairs of God and of the king.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his brethren, men of valor, were two thousand and seven hundred, heads of fathers' `houses', whom king David made overseers over the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of the Manassites, for every matter pertaining to God, and for the affairs of the king.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And his brothers were two thousand, seven hundred able men, heads of families, whom King David made overseers over the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, in everything to do with God, and for the king's business.
- Basic English Bible

and his brethren, men of valour, two thousand seven hundred chief fathers, whom king David made rulers over the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half tribe of the Manassites, for every matter pertaining to God, and the affairs of the king.
- Darby Bible

And his brethren, men of valor, were two thousand and seven hundred chief fathers, whom king David made rulers over the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh, for every matter pertaining to God, and affairs of the king.
- Webster's Bible

His brothers, men of valor, were two thousand seven hundred, heads of fathers' [houses], whom king David made overseers over the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of the Manassites, for every matter pertaining to God, and for the affairs of the king.
- World English Bible

and his brethren, sons of valour, two thousand and seven hundred, [are] heads of the fathers, and king David appointeth them over the Reubenite, and the Gadite, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh, for every matter of God and matter of the king.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And his brethren, men of valour, were two thousand and seven hundred, heads of fathers' houses, whom king David made overseers over the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half-tribe of the Manassites, for every matter pertaining to God, and for the affairs of the king.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 26:32

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 26:32


26:30 Of the Lord - In all things which concerned the house or worshipof God; to take care that such monies as were given towards building thetemple, or towards the sacrifices and other holy ministrations should begathered and received, and faithfully sent up to Jerusalem; and to seeto the execution of all the laws of God among the people.Service of, &c. - They served the king in the execution of his decrees,by which the several rights of the king and people were established.And as the king was the principal person intrusted with the execution ofGod's laws, so these Levites chiefly were his eyes by which he saw hispeople's transgressions, and his hands by which he inflicted due censuresupon them for their miscarriages.

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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