1 Chronicles 7:12
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New International Version
The Shuppites and Huppites were the descendants of Ir, and the Hushites the descendants of Aher.

New Living Translation
The sons of Ir were Shuppim and Huppim. Hushim was the son of Aher.

English Standard Version
And Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir, Hushim the son of Aher.

New American Standard Bible
Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher.

King James Bible
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Shuppim and Huppim were sons of Ir, and the Hushim were the sons of Aher.

International Standard Version
In addition, Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir, and the Hushites were descended from Aher.

NET Bible
The Shuppites and Huppites were descendants of Ir; the Hushites were descendants of Aher.

New Heart English Bible
And Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir, Hushim the son of Aher.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Shuppites and Huppites were Ir's descendants. The Hushites were descendants of someone else.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the sons of Ir, Hushim, the son of another.

New American Standard 1977
And Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Shuppim and Huppim were sons of Ir; and Hushim, the son of Aher.

King James 2000 Bible
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

American King James Version
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

American Standard Version
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the sons of Ir, Hushim, the sons of Aher.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Sepham also and Hapham the sons of Hir: and Hasim the sons of Aher.

Darby Bible Translation
And Shuppim, and Huppim, the children of Ir. -- Hushim: the sons of Aher.

English Revised Version
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the sons of Ir, Hushim, the sons of Aher.

Webster's Bible Translation
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

World English Bible
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the sons of Ir, Hushim, the sons of Aher.

Young's Literal Translation
And Shuppim and Huppim are sons of Ir; Hushim son of Aher.
Study Bible
Descendants of Benjamin
11All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers' households, 17,200 mighty men of valor, who were ready to go out with the army to war. 12Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher. 13The sons of Naphtali were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 7:11
All these were sons of Jediael, according to the heads of their fathers' households, 17,200 mighty men of valor, who were ready to go out with the army to war.

1 Chronicles 7:13
The sons of Naphtali were Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.

1 Chronicles 7:15
Machir took a wife for Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister's name was Maacah. And the name of the second was Zelophehad, and Zelophehad had daughters.

1 Chronicles 8:1
And Benjamin became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,
Treasury of Scripture

Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

Shuppim

1 Chronicles 7:15 And Machir took to wife the sister of Huppim and Shuppim, whose sister's …

Genesis 46:21 And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, …

Muppim, Huppim

Numbers 26:39 Of Shupham, the family of the Shuphamites: of Hupham, the family …

Shupham, Hupham
Ir

1 Chronicles 7:7 And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, …

Iri
Aher Aher signifies another, and it has been conjectured that these were Danites, `the sons of another tribe;' especially as Hushim is named as the only son of Dan,

Genesis 46:23 And the sons of Dan; Hushim.

And they suppose that the name of Dan was not mentioned, because his descendants first established idolatry. But Zebulun, as well as Dan, is here omitted, perhaps because none of either of these tribes returned at first from Babylon. Though the Benjamites had been almost destroyed in the first days of the judges, they soon became numerous and powerful.

Numbers 26:38 The sons of Benjamin after their families: of Bela, the family of …

Ahiram

(12) Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir.--Literally, and Shuppim and Huppim sons of Ir; Hushim sons of Aher. The copulative and suggests that "Shuppim and Huppim" are other Benjamite clans thrown in at the end of the account. We have seen (see Note on 1Chronicles 7:6-11) that Genesis 46:21 names "Muppim and. Huppim" as sons of Benjamin, and that Numbers 26 has "Snephupham and Hupham" corresponding to the same pair of names. Lastly, 1Chronicles 8:5 mentions "Shephupham and Huram" among the sons of Bela, son of Benjamin. It is clear that "Muppim" is a mere slip of the pen for "Shuppim," to which the name Shephupham is really equivalent. From Shephupham, according to Numbers 26, sprang the clan of the "Shuphami" (Shuphamite), as from "Hupham" the clan of the Huphami. Shupham and Hupham are quite natural variants of Shuppim and Huppim. The "Huram" of 1Chronicles 8:5 is a scribe's error for "Hupham." Shuppim and Huppim, called sons of Benjamin in Genesis and Numbers, and sons of Bela in 1 Chronicles 8, are here called "sons of Ir;" 1Chronicles 7:7 above informs us that Ir or Iri (? the Irite) was a son of Bela. There is no more contradiction here than there would be in calling the same person a son of David, son of Judah, and son of Abraham.

Hushim, the sons of Aher.--The name Hushim (a plural form) recurs at 1Chronicles 8:8; 1Chronicles 8:11, as a Benjamite clan. Aher looks like a variant of the Ahiram of Numbers, and the Ahrah of 1 Chronicles 8, and perhaps of the Ehi-Rosh of Genesis. From this it would appear that the whole verse is an appendix to the genealogy of Benjamin. The word Aher, however, happens to mean another, and if the reading were certain (comp. the variants Ahiram, Ahrah, &c), would be very singular as a proper name. The clause has been rendered "Hushim. sons of another;" and this odd expression has been taken to be a veiled reference to the tribe of Dan, whose name is omitted in the present section. Genesis 46:23, "And the sons of Dan, Hushim," a statement occurring like the present clause between that of the sons of Benjamin and the sons of Naphtali, is cited in support of this view. This last coincidence is certainly remarkable; but the following considerations are decidedly adverse to the view in question: 1. Numbers 26:42 calls the offspring of Dan, Shuham, not Hushim, though there also Dan follows Benjamin. 2. Dan is, indeed, omitted here, but so also is Zebulun, just as Gad and Asher are omitted in 1Chronicles 27:16-22; and Naphtali here has only one verse 3. The chronicler's dislike of the tribe of Dan is probably an unfounded supposition, suggested by some accidental omissions; he has mentioned that tribe by name in 1Chronicles 2:2; 1Chronicles 12:35; 1Chronicles 27:22. If the omission in the present list be neither accidental nor due to imperfect MSS., it may be ascribed to later editors of the book. (Comp. Judges 18 and Revelation 7:5-8.)

Verse 12. - Shuppim... and Huppim. These two, called (Numbers 36:39) "Shupham and Hupham," and 1 Chronicles 8:5 "Shephuphan and Huram," are mentioned (Genesis 46:21) as among those who went down with Jacob into Egypt, are called "Muppim and Huppim," and are described as "sons of Benjamin." They are here described as sons of Iri, or Ir, which would make them great-grandsons of Benjamin, a thing impossible. Hushim, the sons of Aher. Nothing can be said with confidence of either of these names. The Hushim of Genesis 46:23 (called Shuham, Numbers 26:42) are expressly given as a family of Dan, while the Hushim of 1 Chronicles 8:8, 11, is manifestly the name, not of a family, but of an individual, and that a woman. Bertheau takes the opportunity of urging, in connection with this name, that Dan is not entirely omitted in our work of Chronicles! But his foundation is surely far too slender to build upon. Bertheau and Zockler (in Lange, 'Alt. Test.') would translate אַחֵר "another," or "the other," instancing not very pertinently, Ezra 2:31, and referring the allusion to Dan. He also thinks that this is corroborated by the expression, "the sons of Bilhah," in the next verse. Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir,.... The same with Iri, 1 Chronicles 7:7 so that these were not sons of Benjamin, as they seem to be, if they are the same with Muppim and Huppim in Genesis 46:21 but his great-grandchildren, and are the same with Shupham and Hupham, from whom families of the tribe of Benjamin sprung, Numbers 26:39 the Targum calls them the inhabitants of a city, but of what is not said, unless Geba should be meant, 1 Chronicles 8:6 and

Hushim, the sons of Aher: either the same with Aharah, the third son of Benjamin, 1 Chronicles 8:1 or Ahiram, Numbers 26:38, though some read the words, "the sons of another"; whom they suppose to be Dan, who otherwise is omitted; and Hushim is the only son of Dan, Genesis 46:23, where the same plural word is used as here; who, they think, is called another, by way of detestation, that tribe being guilty of gross idolatry; but he rather seems to belong to Benjamin. 12. Shuppim also, and Huppim—They are called Muppim and Huppim (Ge 46:21) and Hupham and Shupham (Nu 26:39). They were the children of Ir, or Iri (1Ch 7:7).

and Hushim, the sons—"son."

of Aher—"Aher" signifies "another," and some eminent critics, taking "Aher" as a common noun, render the passage thus, "and Hushim, another son." Shuppim, Muppim, and Hushim are plural words, and therefore denote not individuals, but the heads of their respective families; and as they were not comprised in the above enumeration (1Ch 7:7, 9) they are inserted here in the form of an appendix. Some render the passage, "Hushim, the son of another," that is, tribe or family. The name occurs among the sons of Dan (Ge 46:23), and it is a presumption in favor of this being the true rendering, that after having recorded the genealogy of Naphtali (1Ch 7:13) the sacred historian adds, "the sons of Bilhah, the handmaid, who was the mother of Dan and Naphtali." We naturally expect, therefore, that these two will be noticed together, but Dan is not mentioned at all, if not in this passage.7:1-40 Genealogies. - Here is no account either of Zebulun or Dan. We can assign no reason why they only should be omitted; but it is the disgrace of the tribe of Dan, that idolatry began in that colony which fixed in Laish, and called it Dan, Jud 18 and there one of the golden calves was set up by Jeroboam. Dan is omitted, Re 7. Men become abominable when they forsake the worship of the true God, for any creature object.
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