1 Chronicles 6:39
New International Version
and Heman's associate Asaph, who served at his right hand: Asaph son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea,

New Living Translation
Heman’s first assistant was Asaph from the clan of Gershon. Asaph’s genealogy was traced back through Berekiah, Shimea,

English Standard Version
and his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, namely, Asaph the son of Berechiah, son of Shimea,

Berean Study Bible
Heman’s kinsman was Asaph, who served at his right hand: Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

New American Standard Bible
Heman's brother Asaph stood at his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

King James Bible
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

Christian Standard Bible
Heman's relative was Asaph, who stood at his right hand: Asaph son of Berechiah, son of Shimea,

Good News Translation
Asaph was leader of the second choir. His family line went back to Levi as follows: Asaph, Berechiah, Shimea,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Heman's relative was Asaph, who stood at his right hand: Asaph son of Berechiah, son of Shimea,

International Standard Version
There was also his brother Asaph, who stood to Heman's right. Asaph had been fathered by Berechiah, who had been fathered by Shimea,

NET Bible
Serving beside him was his fellow Levite Asaph, son of Berechiah, son of Shimea,

New Heart English Bible
His brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berekiah, the son of Shimea,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Heman's relative Asaph stood on his right. He was the son of Berechiah, who was the son of Shimea,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand; even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea;

New American Standard 1977
And Heman’s brother Asaph stood at his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

Jubilee Bible 2000
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

King James 2000 Bible
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

American King James Version
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

American Standard Version
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And his brother Asaph, who stood at his right hand; Asaph the son of Barachias, the son of Samaa,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, Asaph the son of Barachias, the son of Samaa.

Darby Bible Translation
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand: Asaph, the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

English Revised Version
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea;

Webster's Bible Translation
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

World English Bible
His brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,

Young's Literal Translation
And his brother Asaph, who is standing on his right -- Asaph, son of Berachiah, son of Shimea,
Study Bible
The Temple Musicians
38the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel. 39Heman’s kinsman was Asaph, who served at his right hand: Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea, 40the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 6:38
the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.

1 Chronicles 6:40
the son of Michael, the son of Baaseiah, the son of Malchijah,

1 Chronicles 25:1
Additionally, David and the commanders of the army set apart some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to prophesy with the accompaniment of lyres, harps, and cymbals. The following is the list of the men who performed this service:

Treasury of Scripture

And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

his brother.

Asaph.

1 Chronicles 15:17-19
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah; …

1 Chronicles 16:7
Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to thank the LORD into the hand of Asaph and his brethren.

1 Chronicles 25:2
Of the sons of Asaph; Zaccur, and Joseph, and Nethaniah, and Asarelah, the sons of Asaph under the hands of Asaph, which prophesied according to the order of the king.

on his right hand.

1 Chronicles 6:31
And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.

1 Chronicles 25:3
Of Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun; Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with a harp, to give thanks and to praise the LORD.

Berachiah.

1 Chronicles 6:39
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

1 Chronicles 15:17
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

2 Chronicles 28:12
Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against them that came from the war,

(1) A son of Zerubbabel,

1 Chronicles 3:20
And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Jushabhesed, five.

1 Chronicles 6:39
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,

1 Chronicles 15:17
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

1 Chronicles 9:16
And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.

1 Chronicles 15:23
And Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark.

1 Chronicles 15:24
And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.

2 Chronicles 28:12
Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against them that came from the war,







Lexicon
Heman’s kinsman
וְאָחִ֣יו (wə·’ā·ḥîw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 251: A brother, )

was Asaph,
אָסָ֔ף (’ā·sāp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 623: Asaph -- 'gatherer', the name of several Israelites

who served
הָעֹמֵ֖ד (hā·‘ō·mêḏ)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5975: To stand, in various relations

at
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his right hand:
יְמִינ֑וֹ (yə·mî·nōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3225: The right hand, side, the south

Asaph
אָסָ֥ף (’ā·sāp̄)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 623: Asaph -- 'gatherer', the name of several Israelites

the son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Berechiah,
בֶּרֶכְיָ֖הוּ (be·reḵ·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1296: Berechiah -- 'Yah blesses', the name of several Israelites

the son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Shimea,
שִׁמְעָֽא׃ (šim·‘ā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8092: Shimea -- four Israelites
(39-43) The pedigree of Asaph the Gershonite, traced back through thirteen names to Levi. That of Heman names twenty ancestors for the same period of time. This is one more illustration of the common usage of overleaping names in these genealogies.

(39) His brother Asaph.--Asaph was Heman's brother (1) as a Levite; (2) as a choir-master.

The striking agreement of the line of Heman with that of the Kohathites, detailed in 1Chronicles 6:22-28 above, has led critics to look for a like coincidence between the line of Asaph as given here, and that of the Gershonites in 1Chronicles 6:20-21. There, however, we have only seven names, here there are thirteen. Still we observe that in the former passage the three names, Jahath, Zimmah, and Zerah appear in the same order of lineal descent from Gershon as in the present list; while the Adaiah of 1Chronicles 6:41 obviously answers to the Iddo of 1Chronicles 6:21, and Ethni (1Chronicles 6:41) is in Hebrew writing not unlike Jeaterai; and we are already familiar with the fact that genealogies sometimes recur in abbreviated forms. (Comp. Ezra 7:1-5, with the line of Aaron in the present chapter.) Upon the whole, therefore, if the suggested identifications be correct, it appears that Asaph's pedigree has really been partially anticipated in 1Chronicles 6:20-21.

Verse 39. - Asaph is called brother of Heman, either as brother in office or generally as relative in the degree of cousin by many removes. He stands fourteenth in line of descent after Levi, while Ethan (ver. 44) stands thirteenth. If the line of Heman (as given in vers. 33-38) were correct. it would force on us the conviction that there are several omissions in these two lines; but if these are correct, we must conclude that there are unwarranted additions in the other. On the names of Asaph's ancestors, see notes on vers. 20, 21. From 2 Chronicles 29:30 it seems plain that Asaph was himself a composer of psalms, and not simply either the musician or rehearser of those of David. 6:1-81 Genealogies. - We have an account of Levi in this chapter. The priests and Levites were more concerned than any other Israelites, to preserve their descent clear, and to be able to prove it; because all the honours and privileges of their office depended upon their descent. Now, the Spirit of God calls ministers to their work, without any limit as to the families they came from; and then, as now, though believers and ministers may be very useful to the church, none but our great High Priest can make atonement for sin, nor can any be accepted but through his atonement.
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