1 Chronicles 2:13
New International Version
Jesse was the father of Eliab his firstborn; the second son was Abinadab, the third Shimea,

New Living Translation
Jesse’s first son was Eliab, his second was Abinadab, his third was Shimea,

English Standard Version
Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

Berean Study Bible
Jesse was the father of Eliab his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,

King James Bible
And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,

New King James Version
Jesse begot Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

New American Standard Bible
and Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, then Abinadab, the second, Shimea, the third,

NASB 1995
and Jesse became the father of Eliab his firstborn, then Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

NASB 1977
and Jesse became the father of Eliab his first-born, then Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

Amplified Bible
Jesse became the father of Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab the second, Shimea the third,

Christian Standard Bible
Jesse fathered Eliab, his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesse fathered Eliab, his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,

American Standard Version
and Jesse begat his first-born Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Iyshay begot his firstborn, Eliab, and the second, Abinadab and Shama the third.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jessae begot his first-born Eliab, Aminadab was the second, Samaa the third,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Isai beget Eliab his firstborn, the second Abinadab, the third Simmaa,

English Revised Version
and Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third;

Good News Translation
Jesse had seven sons. In order of age they were: Eliab, Abinadab, Shammah,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesse was the father of Eliab (his firstborn), Abinadab (his second son), Shimea (his third son),

International Standard Version
Jesse fathered Eliab his firstborn, Abinadab his second born, Shimea his third born,

JPS Tanakh 1917
and Jesse begot his first-born Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third;

Literal Standard Version
and Jesse begot his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third,

NET Bible
Jesse was the father of Eliab, his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,

New Heart English Bible
and Jesse became the father of his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimeah the third,

World English Bible
and Jesse became the father of his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third,

Young's Literal Translation
and Jesse begat his first-born Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimea the third,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sons of Israel
12Boaz was the father of Obed, and Obed was the father of Jesse. 13Jesse was the father of Eliab his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third, 14Nethanel fourth, Raddai fifth,…

Cross References
1 Samuel 17:12
Now David was the son of a man named Jesse, an Ephrathite from Bethlehem of Judah who had eight sons in the days of Saul. And Jesse was old and well along in years.

1 Chronicles 2:12
Boaz was the father of Obed, and Obed was the father of Jesse.

1 Chronicles 2:14
Nethanel fourth, Raddai fifth,


Treasury of Scripture

And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,

his first-born.

1 Samuel 16:6-13
And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD'S anointed is before him…

1 Samuel 17:13,28
And the three eldest sons of Jesse went and followed Saul to the battle: and the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab, and the third Shammah…

Eliab.

1 Chronicles 27:18
Of Judah, Elihu, one of the brethren of David: of Issachar, Omri the son of Michael:

Elihu.

1 Chronicles 20:7
But when he defied Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea David's brother slew him.

Shimea.

1 Samuel 16:9
Then Jesse made Shammah to pass by. And he said, Neither hath the LORD chosen this.

Shammah.









Verses 13-15 give us what we have not elsewhere, the names of the fourth, fifth, and sixth sons of Jesse, viz. Nathaneel, Raddai (but see 1 Kings 1:8), and Ozem. But, on the other hand, they make it appear that David was the seventh of seven, instead of (1 Samuel 14:10, 11; 1 Samuel 17:12) the eighth of eight sons. The missing son, any way, belongs to the seventh place. The Syriac and Arabic versions have taken the Elihu of 1 Chronicles 27:18, and put him in this place. Others, following the Septuagint, suppose this Elihu, if strictly a brother of David, to be Eliab, the oldest. The explanation of the absence of the name here may be that he died early and without issue, and would accordingly be the less wanted in a genealogical register.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Jesse
וְאִישַׁ֛י (wə·’î·šay)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3448: Jesse -- father of David

was the father of
הוֹלִ֥יד (hō·w·lîḏ)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

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

his firstborn;
בְּכֹר֖וֹ (bə·ḵō·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1060: Firstborn, chief

Abinadab
וַאֲבִינָדָב֙ (wa·’ă·ḇî·nā·ḏāḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 41: Abinadab -- 'my father is noble', three Israelites

was born second,
הַשֵּׁנִ֔י (haš·šê·nî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 8145: Second (an ordinal number)

Shimea
וְשִׁמְעָ֖א (wə·šim·‘ā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8092: Shimea -- four Israelites

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


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