1 Chronicles 12:9
New International Version
Ezer was the chief, Obadiah the second in command, Eliab the third,

New Living Translation
Ezer was their leader. Obadiah was second. Eliab was third.

English Standard Version
Ezer the chief, Obadiah second, Eliab third,

Berean Study Bible
Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second in command, Eliab the third,

King James Bible
Ezer the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

New King James Version
Ezer the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

New American Standard Bible
Ezer was the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

NASB 1995
Ezer was the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

NASB 1977
Ezer was the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

Amplified Bible
Ezer was the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

Christian Standard Bible
Ezer was the chief, Obadiah second, Eliab third,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ezer was the chief, Obadiah second, Eliab third,

American Standard Version
Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Azra the Chief of the Mighty Men, Oubadya the second, Eliab the third

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Aza the chief, Abdia the second, Eliab the third,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Ezer the chief, Obdias the second, Eliab the third,

English Revised Version
Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Ezer was the first of these soldiers. The second was Obadiah. The third was Eliab.

International Standard Version
Their leader was Ezer, Obadiah was second, Eliab third,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third;

Literal Standard Version
Ezer the head, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

NET Bible
Ezer was the leader, Obadiah the second in command, Eliab the third,

New Heart English Bible
Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

World English Bible
Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

Young's Literal Translation
Ezer the head, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Mighty Men Join David at Ziklag
8Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the desert. They were mighty men of valor, trained for battle, experts with the shield and spear, whose faces were like the faces of lions and who were as swift as gazelles on the mountains: 9Ezer the chief, Obadiah the second in command, Eliab the third, 10Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah the fifth,…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 12:8
Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the desert. They were mighty men of valor, trained for battle, experts with the shield and spear, whose faces were like the faces of lions and who were as swift as gazelles on the mountains:

1 Chronicles 12:10
Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah the fifth,


Treasury of Scripture

Ezer the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,









(9) The first.--The chief 1Chronicles 12:3 (har'osh).

(9-13) Eleven heroes of Gad.

Verses 9-13. - The eleven names of these verses are all known elsewhere, but none of them as designating the same persons.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Ezer
עֵ֖זֶר (‘ê·zer)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5829: Ezer -- 'help', three Israelites

the chief,
הָרֹ֑אשׁ (hā·rōš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7218: The head

Obadiah
עֹבַדְיָה֙ (‘ō·ḇaḏ·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5662: Obadiah -- 'servant of Yah', the name of a number of Israelites

the second [in command],
הַשֵּׁנִ֔י (haš·šê·nî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 8145: Second (an ordinal number)

Eliab
אֱלִיאָ֖ב (’ĕ·lî·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 446: Eliab -- 'God is father', the name of several Israelites

the third,
הַשְּׁלִשִֽׁי׃ (haš·šə·li·šî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 7992: Third, feminine a, third, a third, a third-story cell)


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