1 Chronicles 15:20
New International Version
Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah and Benaiah were to play the lyres according to alamoth,

New Living Translation
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were chosen to play the harps.

English Standard Version
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play harps according to Alamoth;

Berean Study Bible
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play the harps according to Alamoth.

King James Bible
And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;

New King James Version
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with strings according to Alamoth;

New American Standard Bible
and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with harps tuned to alamoth;

NASB 1995
and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah and Benaiah, with harps tuned to alamoth;

NASB 1977
and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with harps tuned to alamoth;

Amplified Bible
and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah [were to play] with harps tuned to Alamoth [that is, a high pitch];

Christian Standard Bible
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play harps according to Alamoth

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play harps according to Alamoth;

American Standard Version
and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries set to Alamoth;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
These all sang with hymns of praise, to minister with instruments of brass: Azarayah, Azyayel, and Yukhiyel, and Yani, and Eliab, and Masyah and Benaiah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Zacharias, and Oziel, Semiramoth, Jeiel, Oni, Eliab, Maasaeas, Banaeas, with lutes, on alaemoth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Zacharias, and Oziel, and Semiramoth, and Jehiel, and Ani, and Eliab, and Maasias, and Banaias, sung mysteries upon psalteries.

English Revised Version
and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries set to Alamoth;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Zechariah, Jaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were appointed to play harps according to [alamoth].

International Standard Version
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah played harps to accompany the women singers,

JPS Tanakh 1917
and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries set to Alamoth;

Literal Standard Version
and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jeheil, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries over the girls’ [voices],

NET Bible
Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play the harps according to the alamoth style;

New Heart English Bible
and Zechariah, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with stringed instruments set to Alamoth;

World English Bible
and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with stringed instruments set to Alamoth;

Young's Literal Translation
and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jeheil, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries besides virgins,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Priests and Levites Carry the Ark
19The musicians Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals. 20Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play the harps according to Alamoth. 21And Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom, Jeiel, and Azaziah were to lead the music with lyres according to Sheminith.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 6:5
David and all the house of Israel were celebrating before the LORD with all kinds of wood instruments, harps, stringed instruments, tambourines, sistrums, and cymbals.

1 Chronicles 15:18
and with them their brothers next in rank: Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, and the gatekeepers Obed-edom and Jeiel.

1 Chronicles 15:19
The musicians Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals.

Psalm 46:1
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble.


Treasury of Scripture

And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;

Aziel

1 Chronicles 15:18
And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.

Jaaziel

Psalm 46:1
To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.









THE ARK.

V. Two warders of the Ark.

VI. The king, with the heads of the nation.

(20) The eight harpers. Perhaps Maaseiah or Benaiah belongs to the next verse. This would give seven (comp. 1Chronicles 15:24) in each band.

Aziel should be Jaaziel, as in 1Chronicles 15:18.

Jehiel.--God liveth. Jeiel=Jeuel (1Chronicles 9:6; 1Chronicles 9:35), Remembered of God. . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Zechariah,
וּזְכַרְיָ֨ה (ū·zə·ḵar·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2148: Zachariah -- the name of a number of Israelites

Aziel,
וַעֲזִיאֵ֜ל (wa·‘ă·zî·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5815: Aziel

Shemiramoth,
וּשְׁמִֽירָמ֤וֹת (ū·šə·mî·rā·mō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8070: Shemiramoth -- probably 'name of heights', two Levites

Jehiel,
וִֽיחִיאֵל֙ (wî·ḥî·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3171: Jehiel -- 'may God live', the name of a number of Israelites

Unni,
וְעֻנִּ֣י (wə·‘un·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6042: Unni -- two Levites

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

Maaseiah,
וּמַעֲשֵׂיָ֖הוּ (ū·ma·‘ă·śê·yā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4641: Maaseiah -- 'work of Yah', the name of a number of Israelites

and Benaiah
וּבְנָיָ֑הוּ (ū·ḇə·nā·yā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1141: Benaiah -- 'Yah has built up', the name of several Israelites

were to play the harps
בִּנְבָלִ֖ים (bin·ḇā·lîm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5035: A skin-bag for, liquids, a vase, a lyre

according to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Alamoth;
עֲלָמֽוֹת׃ (‘ă·lā·mō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 5961: Girls, the soprano, female voice, falsetto


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