1 Chronicles 27:2

“Over the first course for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 27:2

Ouer the first course for the first moneth was Iashobeam the sonne of Zabdiel, and in his course were twentie and foure thousand.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel had charge of the first division for the first month; and in his division {were} 24,000.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Over the first course for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Over the first division for the first month was Ishbaal, the son of Zabdiel; and in his division were twenty-four thousand.
- Basic English Bible

Over the first division for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel; and in his division were twenty-four thousand.
- Darby Bible

Over the first course for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.
- Webster's Bible

Over the first division for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his division were twenty-four thousand.
- World English Bible

Over the first course, for the first month, [is] Jashobeam son of Zabdiel, and on his course [are] twenty and four thousand;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Over the first course for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel; and in his course were twenty and four thousand.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 27:2

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 27:2


27:1 Officers - The standing militia of Israel as it was settledunder their several officers. Of courses - In all the business whereinthe king had occasion for these persons who were to attend him by turns.Came in, &c. - who being armed and mustered, and to wait upon the king, atJerusalem or other places, as the king should see fit. By this ordernear three hundred thousand of his people were instructed and exercised inthe use of their arms, and fitted for the defence of their king and kingdomwhen it should be needful, and in the mean time sufficient provision wasmade against any sudden tumults or irruptions of enemies. And this monthlycourse was contrived that the burden of it might be easy and equallydistributed among the people.


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