|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
Afterward Ephraim slept with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. Ephraim named him Beriah because of the tragedy his family had suffered.
King James Bible
And when he went in to his wife, she conceived, and bare a son, and he called his name Beriah, because it went evil with his house.
American Standard Version
And he went in to his wife, and she conceived, and bare a son, and he called his name Beriah, because it went evil with his house.
Young's Literal Translation
and he goeth in unto his wife, and she conceiveth and beareth a son, and he calleth his name Beriah, because in evil had been his house, --
1 Chronicles 7:23 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:23 Bare a son - Thus the breach was in some measure repaired, by the addition of another son in his old age. When God thus restores comfort to his mourners, he makes glad according to the days wherein he afflicted, setting the mercies over against the crosses, we ought to observe the kindness of his providence. Yet the joy that a man was born into his family could not make him forget his grief. For he gives a melancholy name to his son, Beriah, that is, in trouble: for he was born when the family was in mourning. It is good to have in remembrance the affliction and the misery which are past, that our souls may be humbled within us.
1 Chronicles 7:23 Parallel CommentariesBare Befallen Beriah Beri'ah Bore Born Calamity Child Conceived Conceiveth Connection E'phraim Evil House Lay Misfortune Pregnant Trouble WifeBare Befallen Beriah Beri'ah Bore Born Calamity Child Conceived Conceiveth Connection E'phraim Evil House Lay Misfortune Pregnant Trouble WifeThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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1 Chronicles 7:22 Their father, Ephraim, mourned for them a long time, and his relatives came to comfort him.
1 Chronicles 7:24 He had a daughter named Sheerah. She built the towns of Lower and Upper Beth-horon and Uzzen-sheerah.