1 Chronicles 23:17
New International Version
The descendants of Eliezer: Rehabiah was the first. Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very numerous.

New Living Translation
Eliezer had only one son, Rehabiah, the family leader. Rehabiah had numerous descendants.

English Standard Version
The sons of Eliezer: Rehabiah the chief. Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

Berean Study Bible
The descendants of Eliezer: Rehabiah was the first. Eliezer did not have any other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very numerous.

New American Standard Bible
The son of Eliezer was Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

New King James Version
Of the descendants of Eliezer, Rehabiah was the first. And Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

King James Bible
And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

Christian Standard Bible
Eliezer's sons were Rehabiah, first; Eliezer did not have any other sons, but Rehabiah's sons were very numerous.

Contemporary English Version
Rehabiah, who was Eliezer's only son, had many children.

Good News Translation
Eliezer had only one son, Rehabiah, but Rehabiah had many descendants.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Eliezer's sons were Rehabiah, first; Eliezer did not have any other sons, but Rehabiah's sons were very numerous.

International Standard Version
The descendants of Eliezer included Rehabiah as their chief. Eliezer had no other sons, but Rehabiah had many descendants.

NET Bible
The son of Eliezer was Rehabiah, the oldest. Eliezer had no other sons, but Rehabiah had many descendants.

New Heart English Bible
The sons of Eliezer were: Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Eliezer's only son was Rehabiah. Eliezer had no other sons, but Rehabiah had many sons.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the sons of Eliezer were: Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

New American Standard 1977
And the son of Eliezer was Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the son of Eliezer was Rehabiah, the chief. And Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

King James 2000 Bible
And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

American King James Version
And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

American Standard Version
And the sons of Eliezer were: Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the sons of Eliezer were, Rabia the chief: and Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rabia were very greatly multiplied.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the sons of Eliezer were: Rohobia the first: and Eliezer had no more sons. But the sons of Rohobia were multiplied exceedingly.

Darby Bible Translation
And the sons of Eliezer: Rehabiah the head; and Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

English Revised Version
And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

World English Bible
The sons of Eliezer were: Rehabiah the chief; and Eliezer had no other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

Young's Literal Translation
And sons of Eliezer are Rehabiah the head, and Eliezer had no other sons, and the sons of Rehabiah have multiplied exceedingly.
Study Bible
The Kohathites
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. 18The sons of Izhar: Shelomith was the first.…
Cross References
Exodus 18:4
The other son was named Eliezer, because Moses had said, "The God of my father was my helper and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh."

1 Chronicles 23:16
The descendants of Gershom: Shebuel was the first.

1 Chronicles 23:18
The sons of Izhar: Shelomith was first.

Treasury of Scripture

And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief. And Eliezer had none other sons; but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

the chief.

1 Chronicles 26:25
And his brethren by Eliezer; Rehabiah his son, and Jeshaiah his son, and Joram his son, and Zichri his son, and Shelomith his son.







Lexicon
The descendants
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Eliezer:
אֱלִיעֶ֖זֶר (’ĕ·lî·‘e·zer)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 461: Eliezer -- 'God is help', the name of several Israelites, also of a Damascene

Rehabiah
רְחַבְיָ֣ה (rə·ḥaḇ·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7345: Rehabiah -- 'Yah has enlarged', grandson of Moses

was
וַיִּֽהְי֥וּ (way·yih·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

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

Eliezer
לֶאֱלִיעֶ֙זֶר֙ (le·’ĕ·lî·‘e·zer)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 461: Eliezer -- 'God is help', the name of several Israelites, also of a Damascene

did not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

have
הָיָ֤ה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

any other
אֲחֵרִ֔ים (’ă·ḥê·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 312: Hinder, next, other

sons,
בָּנִ֣ים (bā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

but the sons
וּבְנֵ֥י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Rehabiah
רְחַבְיָ֖ה (rə·ḥaḇ·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7345: Rehabiah -- 'Yah has enlarged', grandson of Moses

were very
לְמָֽעְלָה׃ (lə·mā·‘ə·lāh)
Preposition-l | Adverb | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4605: The upper part, with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top

numerous.
רָב֥וּ (rā·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7235: To be or become much, many or great
(17) And the sons of Eliezer were, Rehabiah the chief.--The word "were" (became) ought not to be in italics in the text, as it is expressed in the Hebrew.

The chief (head) means founder and eponym of the clan the sons of Rehabiah.

And Eliezer had none other sons.--Literally, And there became not to Eliezer ether sons, and the sons of Rehabiah had multiplied exceedingly (unto height, 1Chronicles 22:5). The clan Rehabiah was very populous.

Thus (1Chronicles 23:16-17) the descendants of Moses were comprised in two father-houses, or clans, viz., Shebuel and Rehabiah.

Verse 17. - Rehabiah. He was the chief (הָראשׁ); but it happened that he was also the only son. Hence it is added in antithesis that his sons were very many (see the name again, 1 Chronicles 26:25). The non-priestly Amramites are therefore seen to correspond with the houses of Shebuel and Rehabiah. 23:1-23 David, having given charge concerning the building of the temple, settles the method of the temple service, and orders the officers of it. When those of the same family were employed together, it would engage them to love and assist one another.
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