1 Chronicles 7:16
New International Version
Makir’s wife Maakah gave birth to a son and named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

New Living Translation
Makir’s wife, Maacah, gave birth to a son whom she named Peresh. His brother’s name was Sheresh. The sons of Peresh were Ulam and Rakem.

English Standard Version
And Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Berean Study Bible
Machir’s wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

King James Bible
And Maachah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

New King James Version
(Maachah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Peresh. The name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

New American Standard Bible
Maacah the wife of Machir gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh; the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

NASB 1995
Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

NASB 1977
And Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Amplified Bible
Maacah the wife of Machir gave birth to a son; she named him Peresh. The name of his brother was Sheresh; his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Christian Standard Bible
Machir’s wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Machir’s wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

American Standard Version
And Maacah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Also Maaka mother of Makir bore a son, and she called his name Peresh, and the name of his brother Sheresh, and the sons of Alum: Reqem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Moocha the wife of Machir bore a son, and called his name Phares; and his brother's name was Surus; his sons were Ulam, and Rocom.

Contemporary English Version
Machir and his wife Maacah were the parents of Peresh and Sheresh. Peresh was the father of Ulam and Rekem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Maacha the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Phares: and the name of his brother was Sares: and his sons were Ulam and Recen.

English Revised Version
And Maacah the wife of Machir bare a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Good News Translation
Maacah, Machir's wife, gave birth to two sons, whom they named Peresh and Sheresh. Peresh had two sons, Ulam and Rakem,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Maacah, Machir's wife, had a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother's name was Sheresh, whose sons were Ulam and Rakem.

International Standard Version
Machir's wife Maacah bore a son whom she named Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

Literal Standard Version
And Maachah wife of Machir bears a son and calls his name Peresh, and the name of his brother [is] Sheresh, and his sons [are] Ulam and Rakem.

NET Bible
Maacah, Makir's wife, gave birth to a son, whom she named Peresh. His brother was Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

New Heart English Bible
Maacah the wife of Makir bore a son, and she named him Parash; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

World English Bible
Maacah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she named him Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.

Young's Literal Translation
And Maachah wife of Machir beareth a son and calleth his name Peresh, and the name of his brother is Sheresh, and his sons are Ulam and Rakem.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Descendants of Manasseh
15Machir took a wife from among the Huppites and Shuppites. The name of his sister was Maacah. Another descendant was named Zelophehad, who had only daughters. 16Machir’s wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem. 17The son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.…

Cross References
Genesis 22:24
Moreover, Nahor's concubine, whose name was Reumah, bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.

1 Chronicles 7:15
Machir took a wife from among the Huppites and Shuppites. The name of his sister was Maacah. Another descendant was named Zelophehad, who had only daughters.

1 Chronicles 7:17
The son of Ulam: Bedan. These were the sons of Gilead son of Machir, the son of Manasseh.


Treasury of Scripture

And Maachah the wife of Machir bore a son, and she called his name Peresh; and the name of his brother was Sheresh; and his sons were Ulam and Rakem.









(16) Peresh . . . Sheresh occur nowhere else.

Ulam and Rakem (Rekem) were probably sons of the elder, Peresh, whose line would naturally be continued, as usual.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Machir’s
מָכִיר֙ (mā·ḵîr)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4353: Machir -- two Israelites

wife
אֵֽשֶׁת־ (’ê·šeṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

Maacah
מַעֲכָ֤ה (ma·‘ă·ḵāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4601: Maacah -- an Israelite name, also a non-Israelite name, also a region in Syria

gave birth to
וַתֵּ֨לֶד (wat·tê·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

a son,
בֵּ֔ן (bên)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

and she named
וַתִּקְרָ֤א (wat·tiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

him Peresh.
פֶּ֔רֶשׁ (pe·reš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6570: Peresh -- a Manassite

His brother
אָחִ֖יו (’ā·ḥîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

was named
וְשֵׁ֥ם (wə·šêm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

Sheresh,
שָׁ֑רֶשׁ (šā·reš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8329: Sheresh -- 'root', a man of Manasseh

and his sons
וּבָנָ֖יו (ū·ḇā·nāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1121: A son

were Ulam
אוּלָ֥ם (’ū·lām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 198: Ulam -- two Israelites

and Rekem.
וָרָֽקֶם׃ (wā·rā·qem)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7552: Rekem -- 'having many colors', a Midianite king, also two Israelites, also a city in Benjamin


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