1 Chronicles 23:16
New International Version
The descendants of Gershom: Shubael was the first.

New Living Translation
The descendants of Gershom included Shebuel, the family leader.

English Standard Version
The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.

Berean Study Bible
The descendants of Gershom: Shebuel was the first.

King James Bible
Of the sons of Gershom, Shebuel was the chief.

New King James Version
Of the sons of Gershon, Shebuel was the first.

New American Standard Bible
The son of Gershom was Shebuel the chief.

NASB 1995
The son of Gershom was Shebuel the chief.

NASB 1977
The son of Gershom was Shebuel the chief.

Amplified Bible
The son of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.

Christian Standard Bible
Gershom’s sons: Shebuel was first.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gershom's sons: Shebuel was first.

American Standard Version
The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The sons of Gershum: Shemueil his older.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The sons of Gersam; Subael the chief.

Contemporary English Version
Gershom's oldest son was Shebuel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sons of Gersom: Subuel the first.

English Revised Version
The sons of Gershom; Shebuel the chief.

Good News Translation
The leader among Gershom's sons was Shebuel.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Gershom's only son was Shebuel.

International Standard Version
The descendants of Gershom included Shebuel as their chief.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.

Literal Standard Version
Sons of Gershom: Shebuel the head.

NET Bible
The son of Gershom: Shebuel the oldest.

New Heart English Bible
The sons of Gershom: Shubael the chief.

World English Bible
The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.

Young's Literal Translation
Sons of Gershom: Shebuel the head.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Kohathites
15The sons of Moses: Gershom and Eliezer. 16The descendants of Gershom: Shebuel was the first. 17The descendants of Eliezer: Rehabiah was the first. Eliezer did not have any other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very numerous.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 23:15
The sons of Moses: Gershom and Eliezer.

1 Chronicles 23:17
The descendants of Eliezer: Rehabiah was the first. Eliezer did not have any other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very numerous.

1 Chronicles 25:4
From the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and Mahazioth.


Treasury of Scripture

Of the sons of Gershom, Shebuel was the chief.

Shebuel

1 Chronicles 24:20
And the rest of the sons of Levi were these: Of the sons of Amram; Shubael: of the sons of Shubael; Jehdeiah.

1 Chronicles 25:20
The thirteenth to Shubael, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:

Shubael

1 Chronicles 26:24
And Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was ruler of the treasures.









(16) The sons of Gershom, Shebuel was the chief (Heb., head).--The statement that "Shebuel was the chief" implies that Gershom had other sons not mentioned here, as being reckoned members of the clan the sons of Gershom. Shebuel is called Shubael in 1Chronicles 24:20.

Verse 16. - Shebuel (comp. 1 Chronicles 24:20, where the name appears as Shubael; and 1 Chron 26:24).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The descendants
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Gershom:
גֵרְשׁ֖וֹם (ḡê·rə·šō·wm)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1647: Gershom -- three Israelites

Shebuel
שְׁבוּאֵ֥ל (šə·ḇū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7619: Shebuel -- 'captive (or returned) of God', two Israelites

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


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