1 Chronicles 27:3
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New International Version
He was a descendant of Perez and chief of all the army officers for the first month.

New Living Translation
He was a descendant of Perez and was in charge of all the army officers for the first month.

English Standard Version
He was a descendant of Perez and was chief of all the commanders. He served for the first month.

New American Standard Bible
He was from the sons of Perez, and was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month.

King James Bible
Of the children of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He was a descendant of Perez and chief of all the army commanders for the first month.

International Standard Version
A descendant of Perez, he was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month.

NET Bible
He was a descendant of Perez; he was in charge of all the army officers for the first month.

New Heart English Bible
He was of the children of Perez, the chief of all the captains of the army for the first month.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He was a descendant of Perez, and he was head of all of the army's officers for the first month.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Of the children of Perez was he, and the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

New American Standard 1977
He was from the sons of Perez, and was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Of the sons of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

King James 2000 Bible
Of the children of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the army for the first month.

American King James Version
Of the children of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

American Standard Version
He was of the children of Perez, the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of the sons of Phares, the chief of all the captains in the host in the first month.

Darby Bible Translation
He was of the children of Pherez, the head of all the captains of the hosts for the first month.

English Revised Version
He was of the children of Perez, the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

Webster's Bible Translation
Of the children of Perez, was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

World English Bible
[He was] of the children of Perez, the chief of all the captains of the army for the first month.

Young's Literal Translation
of the sons of Perez is the head of all princes of the hosts for the first month.
Study Bible
The Twelve Captains for Each Month
2Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel had charge of the first division for the first month; and in his division were 24,000. 3He was from the sons of Perez, and was chief of all the commanders of the army for the first month. 4Dodai the Ahohite and his division had charge of the division for the second month, Mikloth being the chief officer; and in his division were 24,000.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 27:2
Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel had charge of the first division for the first month; and in his division were 24,000.

1 Chronicles 27:4
Dodai the Ahohite and his division had charge of the division for the second month, Mikloth being the chief officer; and in his division were 24,000.
Treasury of Scripture

Of the children of Perez was the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

Perez

Genesis 38:29 And it came to pass, as he drew back his hand, that, behold, his …

Numbers 26:20 And the sons of Judah after their families were; of Shelah, the family …

Pharez The chief

Genesis 49:8-10 Judah, you are he whom your brothers shall praise: your hand shall …

Numbers 7:12 And he that offered his offering the first day was Nahshon the son …

Numbers 10:14 In the first place went the standard of the camp of the children …

(3) Of the children of Perez.--The reference is to Jashobeam. He belonged to the branch of Judah called Perez, or Pharez, to which David himself belonged.

The chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.--This notice about Jashobeam is obscure. The "captains of the host" (Heb., hosts) seem to be the twelve generals of division. (Comp. 1Chronicles 27:5.) Jashobeam, as the first of David's heroes, may have enjoyed a kind of precedence among the commanders of the army corps; although he was not commander-in-chief of the entire national forces, which was the function of Joab. Or perhaps it is meant merely to emphasise the fact that Jashobeam was "the first" in the rotation of the generals; so that the phrase "for the first month" explains what precedes it. Or "the captains of the hosts" may possibly mean the officers of the subdivisions of the first army corps, of whom Jashobeam was, of course, the chief. The context appears to favour this last explanation.

Verse 3. - This verse tells us that Jasho-beam belonged to the tribe of Judah, through Perez, the fourth son of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:4). 27:1-15 In the kingdoms of this world readiness for war forms a security for peace; in like manner, nothing so much encourages Satan's assaults as to be unwatchful. So long as we stand armed with the whole armour of God, in the exercise of faith, and preparation of heart for the conflict, we shall certainly be safe, and probably enjoy inward peace.
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