1 Chronicles 4:11
New International Version
Kelub, Shuhah's brother, was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

New Living Translation
Kelub (the brother of Shuhah) was the father of Mehir. Mehir was the father of Eshton.

English Standard Version
Chelub, the brother of Shuhah, fathered Mehir, who fathered Eshton.

Berean Study Bible
Chelub the brother of Shuhah was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

New American Standard Bible
Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

New King James Version
Chelub the brother of Shuhah begot Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

King James Bible
And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton.

Christian Standard Bible
Chelub brother of Shuhah fathered Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

Contemporary English Version
Chelub was the brother of Shuhah and the father of Mehir. Later, Mehir had a son, Eshton,

Good News Translation
Caleb, the brother of Shuhah, had a son, Mehir. Mehir was the father of Eshton,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Chelub brother of Shuhah fathered Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

International Standard Version
Chelub, Shuhah's brother, fathered Mehir, who fathered Eshton.

NET Bible
Kelub, the brother of Shuhah, was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

New Heart English Bible
Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Chelub, Shuhah's brother, was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Chelub the brother of Shuhah begot Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

New American Standard 1977
And Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

King James 2000 Bible
And Chelub the brother of Shuhah begat Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

American King James Version
And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton.

American Standard Version
And Chelub the brother of Shuhah begat Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Chaleb the father of Ascha begot Machir; he was the father of Assathon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Caleb the brother of Sua beget Mahir, who was the father of Esthon.

Darby Bible Translation
And Chelub the brother of Shuah begot Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

English Revised Version
And Chelub the brother of Shuhah begat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

World English Bible
Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.

Young's Literal Translation
And Chelub brother of Shuah begat Mehir; he is father of Eshton.
Study Bible
More Descendants of Judah
11Kelub the brother of Shuhah was the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton. 12Eshton was the father of Beth-rapha, of Paseah, and of Tehinnah the father of Ir-nahash. These were the men of Recah.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 4:10
And Jabez called out to the God of Israel, "If only You would bless me and enlarge my territory! May Your hand be with me and keep me from harm, so that I will be free from pain." And God granted the request of Jabez.

1 Chronicles 4:12
Eshton was the father of Beth-rapha, of Paseah, and of Tehinnah the father of Ir-nahash. These were the men of Recah.

Treasury of Scripture

And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which was the father of Eshton.









Lexicon
Kelub
וּכְל֥וּב (ū·ḵə·lūḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3620: Chelub -- two Israelites

the brother
אֲחִֽי־ (’ă·ḥî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 251: A brother, )

of Shuhah
שׁוּחָ֖ה (šū·ḥāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7746: Shuhah -- a descendant of Judah

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

Mehir,
מְחִ֑יר (mə·ḥîr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4243: Mehir -- an Israelite

who
ה֖וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

was the father
אֲבִ֥י (’ă·ḇî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

of Eshton.
אֶשְׁתּֽוֹן׃ (’eš·tō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 850: Eshton -- an Israelite
(11-12) A fragment relating to the "men of Rechah," a name which occurs nowhere else, and for which Rechab appears a plausible correction. So the Vat., LXX. ?????. Compare 1Chronicles 2:55, where the Sopherim of Jabez are called Rechabites, and see Notes on the passage. These Rechabites united with the Salmaite branch of Hurites; and Hur was a son of Caleb, 1Chronicles 2:19. Hence it is likely that the Chelub of 1Chronicles 4:11 is identical with the Caleb-Chelubai of 1 Chronicles 2, who represents a main division of the Hezronites. Others suppose that the epithet, "brother of Shuah" (Shuhah), is meant to obviate this identification. The other names in this short section are wholly unknown. But their form shows at once that Beth-rapha and Ir-nahash (serpent city) are towns.

Paseah (lame; comp. Latin Claudius as a family name) recurs Nehemiah 3:6; and as the name of a clan of Nethinim, Ezra 2:49, Nehemiah 7:51. The subscription, "these are the men of Rechah" (Rechab), probably looks back as far as 1Chronicles 4:8.

(13?15) The sons of Kenaz--i.e., the Kenizzite element in Judah. Kenaz was the name of an Edomite clan, 1Chronicles 1:53, and of an old Canaanite race.

Othniel.--Judges 1:13, one of the heroes of the conquest; Judges 3:9, he vanquishes Chushan-rishathaim, king of Aram-naharaim. In both passages he is called "son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother." The Kenizzites, who cast in their lot with the Calebites of Judah, were naturally called "younger brothers" of their new kindred.

Seraiah is unknown.

The sons of Othniel, Hathath.--Eathath means dread, Job 6:21. Comp. the name Hittites, from the same root. The sons of Othniel (lion of God) would be a terror to their foes.

"And Meonothai" has perhaps been accidentally omitted at the end of this verse, before the same phrase in 1Chronicles 4:14. Or the genealogist may have purposely omitted it, as implied by what follows 1Chronicles 4:14. Meonothai is apparently a gentilic name, i.e., Meonothites. The name Maon occurs Joshua 15:55 as a Judcan town; and Maon was the residence of the Calebite Nabal, 1Samuel 25:2-3.

Ophrah.--Occurs several times as the name of a town; in Jude 1:7 as the city of Gideon, who belonged to Manasseh; in Joshua 18:23, as a place in Benjamin. The latter may be meant here, as the boundaries of the tribes varied at different epochs.

Joab, father of the valley of Charashim.--Charashim means workers in wood, or metal, or stone, 1Chronicles 14:1, 2Chronicles 24:12, 1Chronicles 22:15. This valley of craftsmen (Val-aux-forges, as Reuss translates it) is mentioned again, Nehemiah 11:35. Lod, that is Lydda-Diospolis of Roman times, was situate here; a place occupied by Benjamites after the return. In Nehemiah 7:11, Ezra 2:6, in a list of those who returned with Zerubbabel, mention is made of some "sons of Joab." For the term father in this connection, comp. Genesis 4:20-21.

They--i.e., the sons of Joab, were craftsmen or smiths.

Verses 11, 12. - Of the whole of the group of names, contained in these two verses, it must be said that we are in the dark. The suggestion of Grove, in his art. "Ir-enahash" (Smith's 'Bible Dictionary'), is worth notice, that possibly the versos may be a reminiscence of some Canaanitish graft on Judah - the Shuah (שׁוּחָה) of ver. 11 pointing to the Shua (שׁוַּע)of 1 Chronicles 2:3; Genesis 38:2. Beth-rapha (the house of the giant) looks more like the name of a place than of a person, though the text needs a person, and such may be covered possibly by this name, though it be of a place. Ir-nahash (the city of the serpent). Jerome, in his 'Quaestiones Hebraicae in Parah,' asserts or repeats the assertion of some one else that this is no other place than Bethlehem; taking Nahash as a synonym with Jesse. Unlikely as this is, no place of the name is known.
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