1 Chronicles 26:7

“The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 26:7

The sonnes of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men; Elihu, and Semachiah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sons of Shemaiah {were} Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad, whose brothers, Elihu and Semachiah, were valiant men.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were valiant men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sons of Shemaiah: Othni and Rephael and Obed, Elzabad, whose brothers were great men of war, Elihu and Semachiah.
- Basic English Bible

The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, [and] Elzabad, whose brethren were valiant men, Elihu and Semachiah.
- Darby Bible

The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
- Webster's Bible

The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brothers were valiant men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
- World English Bible

Sons of Shemaiah [are] Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad; his brethren [are] sons of valour, Elihu and Semachiah,
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael and Obed and Elzabad his brethren, valiant men; Elihu also, and Semachiah.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 26:7

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 26:7


26:5 Blessed him - With a numerous posterity and other blessings, forhis respect and affection to the ark. The increase and building up offamilies, is owing to the Divine blessing. And a great blessing it is tohave many children, when they are like these, eminent in the service of God.

26:6 Of valour - This clause is divers times mentioned, because theiroffice required both strength and courage: for they were to shut thedoors of the temple, one whereof was so great and weighty, that in thesecond temple it required twenty men to open and shut it. They were alsoto keep the guard, to keep out all unclean or forbidden persons, to preventor suppress any tumults or disorders which might happen in the temple orin its courts, to keep the treasures of the temple, ver.#20|,22,24,26,to be officers and judges over Israel, ver.#29|, and to manageevery matter pertaining to God, and the affairs of the king,ver.#32|.


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