1 Chronicles 23:11
New International Version
Jahath was the first and Ziza the second, but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons; so they were counted as one family with one assignment.

New Living Translation
Jahath was the family leader, and Ziza was next. Jeush and Beriah were counted as a single family because neither had many sons.

English Standard Version
Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, therefore they became counted as a single father’s house.

Berean Study Bible
Jahath was the first and Zizah was the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they were counted as one family and received a single assignment.

King James Bible
And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they were in one reckoning, according to their father's house.

New King James Version
Jahath was the first and Zizah the second. But Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons; therefore they were assigned as one father’s house.

New American Standard Bible
Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father’s household, one group for duty.

NASB 1995
Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father’s household, one class.

NASB 1977
And Jahath was the first, and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father’s household, one class.

Amplified Bible
Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons [not enough for a father’s house or clan], so they were [counted together] as one father’s household, one working group.

Christian Standard Bible
Jahath was the first and Zizah was the second; however, Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became one family and received a single assignment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jahath was the first and Zizah was the second; however, Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became an ancestral house and received a single assignment.

American Standard Version
And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they became a fathers house in one reckoning.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Nakhath was his older, and Zebda the second, and Yawush, and Bria, and Bria did not increase sons to himself, and it was for the house of their father, one generation.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Jeth was the chief, and Ziza the second: and Joas and Beria did not multiply sons, and they became only one reckoning according to the house of their father.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Leheth was the first, Ziza the second: but Jaus and Baria had not many children, and therefore they were counted in one family, and in one house.

English Revised Version
And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jahath was the first, and Ziza was the second. Jeush and Beriah didn't have many sons, so they were given an assignment as one family.

International Standard Version
Jahath served as chief and Zizah was second in rank, but since Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, they were enrolled as a single family unit.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

Literal Standard Version
And Jahath is the head, and Zizah the second, and Jeush and Beriah have not multiplied sons, and they become the house of a father by one numbering.

NET Bible
Jahath was the oldest and Zizah the second oldest. Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they were considered one family with one responsibility.

New Heart English Bible
Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons; therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

World English Bible
Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah didn't have many sons; therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jahath is the head, and Zizah the second, and Jeush and Beriah have not multiplied sons, and they become the house of a father by one numbering.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Gershonites
10And the sons of Shimei: Jahath, Zina, Jeush, and Beriah. These were the sons of Shimei—four in all. 11Jahath was the first and Zizah was the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they were counted as one family and received a single assignment.

Cross References
1 Chronicles 23:10
And the sons of Shimei: Jahath, Zina, Jeush, and Beriah. These were the sons of Shimei--four in all.

1 Chronicles 23:12
The sons of Kohath: Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel--four in all.


Treasury of Scripture

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they were in one reckoning, according to their father's house.

Zizah

1 Chronicles 23:10
And the sons of Shimei were, Jahath, Zina, and Jeush, and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei.









(11) But Jeush and Beriah had not many sons.--Now Jeush and Beriah had not multiplied sons; so they became (one) father-home (beth-ab), one class (or muster--p?qudd?h). Altogether, then, there were nine Gershonite clans: viz., six of the sons of Laadan, and three of the sons of Shimei, among the 24,000 Levites of 1Chronicles 23:4.

Verse 11. - In one reckoning. The Hebrew of the word here translated "reckoning" is פְקֻדָּה, i.e. "enumeration." The meaning is they were accounted as only one "father's house." The derivative significations of the word are "care," "custody," and generally "office" (2 Chronicles 23:18). The total of Gershonite houses will amount to nine, three of these being houses of Shimei, and six of Landau.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Jahath
יַ֣חַת (ya·ḥaṯ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3189: Jahath -- 'He will snatch up', the name of several Israelites

was
וַֽיְהִי־ (way·hî-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the first
הָרֹ֔אשׁ (hā·rōš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7218: The head

and Zizah
וְזִיזָ֖ה (wə·zî·zāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2125: Zizah -- a Levite

was the second;
הַשֵּׁנִ֑י (haš·šê·nî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 8145: Second (an ordinal number)

but Jeush
וִיע֤וּשׁ (wî·‘ūš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3266: Jeush -- 'he comes to help', an Edomite, also the name of several Israelites

and Beriah
וּבְרִיעָה֙ (ū·ḇə·rî·‘āh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1283: Beriah -- four Israelites

did not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

have many
הִרְבּ֣וּ (hir·bū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7235: To be or become much, many or great

sons,
בָנִ֔ים (ḇā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1121: A son

so they were counted as
וַיִּֽהְיוּ֙ (way·yih·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

one family
אָ֔ב (’āḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

and received a single
אֶחָֽת׃ (’e·ḥāṯ)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

assignment.
לִפְקֻדָּ֖ה (lip̄·qud·dāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6486: Oversight, mustering, visitation, store


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