1 Chronicles 27:30
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New International Version
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.

New Living Translation
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah from Meronoth was in charge of the donkeys.

English Standard Version
Over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite. Over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.

Berean Study Bible
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.

New American Standard Bible
Obil the Ishmaelite had charge of the camels; and Jehdeiah the Meronothite had charge of the donkeys.

King James Bible
Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:

Christian Standard Bible
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.

Contemporary English Version
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels, Jehdeiah from Meronoth was in charge of the donkeys, and Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the sheep and goats.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.

International Standard Version
Obil the Ishmaelite supervised the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite supervised the donkeys. Jaziz the Hagrite supervised the flocks.

NET Bible
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels; Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.

New Heart English Bible
and over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite: and over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
for the camels Obil, a descendant of Ishmael for the donkeys Jehdeiah from Meronoth

JPS Tanakh 1917
and over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite;

New American Standard 1977
And Obil the Ishmaelite had charge of the camels; and Jehdeiah the Meronothite had charge of the donkeys.

Jubilee Bible 2000
over the camels, Obil, the Ishmaelite; and over the asses, Jehdeiah, the Meronothite;

King James 2000 Bible
Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:

American King James Version
Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:

American Standard Version
and over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite: and over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And over the camels, Ubil an Ishmahelite: and over the asses, Jadias a Meronathite:

Darby Bible Translation
And over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the asses was Jehdiah the Meronothite.

English Revised Version
and over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:

Webster's Bible Translation
Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:

World English Bible
and over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite: and over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.

Young's Literal Translation
and over the camels is Obil the Ishmeelite; and over the asses is Jehdeiah the Meronothite;
Study Bible
David's Various Overseers
29Shitrai the Sharonite was in charge of the herds grazing in Sharon. Shaphat son of Adlai was in charge of the herds in the valleys. 30Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys. 31Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the flocks. All these were officials in charge of King David’s property.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 27:29
Shitrai the Sharonite was in charge of the herds grazing in Sharon. Shaphat son of Adlai was in charge of the herds in the valleys.

1 Chronicles 27:31
Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the flocks. All these were officials in charge of King David's property.

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Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite: and over the asses was Jehdeiah the Meronothite:

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(30) Over the camels also was Obil the Ishmaelite.--Obil's name means either "owner of camels" or "a good manager of camels," answering exactly to the Arabic 'abil. (Comp. Genesis 37:25; Judges 7:12.) An "Ishmaelite," i.e., an Arab, would be the fittest person for looking after camels.

The asses.--The she-asses. (Comp. Genesis 49:14; Judges 5:10; Zechariah 9:9.)

Jehdeiah the Meronothite.--Of Mer?n?th, a town perhaps near Mizpah (Nehemiah 3:7). The LXX. has Merathon, or Marathon.

Verse 30. - Whether the word Obil (אובִיל), is a proper name or not, it signifies "a tender of camels" by derivation. The task suited the Ishmaelite, no doubt! Nothing is known of the Meronothite, nor of the situation of the place called Meronoth, unless anything may be conjectured from Nehemiah 3:7. 30. camels—These were probably in the countries east of the Jordan, and hence an Ishmaelite and Nazarite were appointed to take charge of them.27:16-34 The officers of the court, or the rulers of the king's substance, had the oversight and charge of the king's tillage, his vineyards, his herds, his flocks, which formed the wealth of eastern kings. Much of the wisdom of princes is seen in the choice of their ministry, and common persons show it in the choice of their advisers. David, though he had all these about him, preferred the word of God before them all. Thy testimonies are my delight and my counsellors.
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