1 Chronicles 9:9

“And their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were chief of the fathers in the house of their fathers.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fiftie and sixe. All these men were chiefe of the fathers in the house of their fathers.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and their relatives according to their generations, 956. All these {were} heads of fathers' {households} according to their fathers' houses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were heads of fathers' `houses' by their fathers' houses.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And their brothers, in the list of their generations, nine hundred and fifty-six. All these men were heads of families, listed by the names of their fathers.
- Basic English Bible

and their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty-six. All these men were chief fathers in their fathers' houses.
- Darby Bible

And their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were chief of the fathers in the house of their fathers.
- Webster's Bible

and their brothers, according to their generations, nine hundred fifty-six. All these men were heads of fathers' [houses] by their fathers' houses.
- World English Bible

And their brethren, according to their generations, [are] nine hundred and fifty and six. All these [are] men, heads of fathers, according to the house of their fathers.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were heads of fathers' houses by their fathers' houses.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 9:9


9:9 And fifty - six - They are reckoned but nine hundred andtwenty - eight in #Neh 11:8|, either because there he mentions only thosethat were by lot determined to dwell at Jerusalem, to whom he here addsthose who freely offered themselves to it; or because some of the personsfirst placed there were dead, or removed from Jerusalem upon someemergent occasion.


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