2 Chronicles 29:12
New International Version
Then these Levites set to work: from the Kohathites, Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah; from the Merarites, Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel; from the Gershonites, Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah;

New Living Translation
Then these Levites got right to work: From the clan of Kohath: Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah. From the clan of Merari: Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel. From the clan of Gershon: Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah.

English Standard Version
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;

Berean Study Bible
Then the Levites set to work: Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah from the Kohathites; Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel from the Merarites; Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah from the Gershonites;

New American Standard Bible
Then the Levites arose: Mahath, the son of Amasai and Joel the son of Azariah, from the sons of the Kohathites; and from the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and from the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah and Eden the son of Joah;

King James Bible
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

Christian Standard Bible
Then the Levites stood up: Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah from the Kohathites; Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel from the Merarites; Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah from the Gershonites;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the Levites stood up: Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah from the Kohathites; Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel from the Merarites; Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah from the Gershonites;

International Standard Version
Here are the names of the descendants of Levi who made themselves available to God: Amasai's son Mahath and Azariah's son Joel from the descendants of Kohath; Abdi's son Kish and Jehallelel's son Azariah from the descendants of Merari; Zimmah's son Joah and Joah's son Eden from the descendants of Gershon;

NET Bible
The following Levites prepared to carry out the king's orders: From the Kohathites: Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah; from the Merarites: Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel; from the Gershonites: Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah;

New Heart English Bible
Then the Levites arose, Mahath, the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the Levites started to work. From Kohath's descendants were Mahath, son of Amasai, and Joel, son of Azariah. From Merari's descendants were Kish, son of Abdi, and Azariah, son of Jehallelel. From Gershon's descendants were Joah, son of Zimmah, and Eden, son of Joah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;

New American Standard 1977
Then the Levites arose: Mahath, the son of Amasai and Joel the son of Azariah, from the sons of the Kohathites; and from the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and from the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah and Eden the son of Joah;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then the Levites arose, Mahath, the son of Amasai, and Joel, the son of Azariah, of the sons of Kohath; and of the sons of Merari, Kish, the son of Abdi, and Azariah, the son of Jehalelel; and of the sons of Gershon; Joah, the son of Zimmah, and Eden, the son of Joah;

King James 2000 Bible
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

American King James Version
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

American Standard Version
Then the Levites arose, Mahath, the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then the Levites rose up, Maath the son of Amasi, and Joel the son of Azarias, of the sons of Caath: and of the sons of Merari, Kis the son of Abdi, and Azarias the son of Haelel: and of the sons of Gedsoni, Jodaad the son of Zemmath, and Joadam: these were the sons of Joacha.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azarias, of the sons of Caath: and of the sons of Merari, Cis the son of Abdi, and Azarias the son of Jalaleel. And of the sons of Gerson, Joah the son of Zemma, and Eden the son of Joah.

Darby Bible Translation
Then the Levites rose up, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalleleel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;

English Revised Version
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel: and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

World English Bible
Then the Levites arose, Mahath, the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehallelel; and of the Gershonites, Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah;

Young's Literal Translation
And the Levites rise -- Mahath son of Amasai, and Joel son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathite; and of the sons of Merari: Kish son of Abdi, and Azariah son of Jehalelel; and of the Gershonite: Joah son of Zimmah, and Eden son of Joah;
Study Bible
Hezekiah Cleanses the Temple
11Now, my sons, do not be negligent, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before Him, to serve Him, to minister before Him, and to burn incense.” 12Then the Levites set to work: Mahath son of Amasai and Joel son of Azariah from the Kohathites; Kish son of Abdi and Azariah son of Jehallelel from the Merarites; Joah son of Zimmah and Eden son of Joah from the Gershonites; 13Shimri and Jeuel from the Elizaphanites; Zechariah and Mattaniah from the Asaphites;…
Cross References
Numbers 3:19
The sons of Kohath by their clans were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel.

Numbers 3:20
And the sons of Merari by their clans were Mahli and Mushi. These were the clans of the Levites, according to their families.

2 Chronicles 29:13
Shimri and Jeuel from the Elizaphanites; Zechariah and Mattaniah from the Asaphites;

2 Chronicles 31:13
Jehiel, Azaziah, Nahath, Asahel, Jerimoth, Jozabad, Eliel, Ismachiah, Mahath, and Benaiah were overseers under the authority of Conaniah and his brother Shimei, by appointment of King Hezekiah and of Azariah the chief official of the house of God.

2 Chronicles 31:15
Under his authority Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah in the cities of the priests faithfully distributed to their fellow priests by divisions, whether large or small.

Treasury of Scripture

Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

Kohathites

Exodus 6:16-25
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and seven years…

Numbers 4:2
Take the sum of the sons of Kohath from among the sons of Levi, after their families, by the house of their fathers,

1 Chronicles 6:16-18
The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari…

of the sons

1 Chronicles 6:16-18
The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari…

1 Chronicles 15:5
Of the sons of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and twenty:

1 Chronicles 23:12-20
The sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel, four…

of the sons

1 Chronicles 6:19,44
The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. And these are the families of the Levites according to their fathers…

1 Chronicles 15:6
Of the sons of Merari; Asaiah the chief, and his brethren two hundred and twenty:

1 Chronicles 23:21-23
The sons of Merari; Mahli, and Mushi. The sons of Mahli; Eleazar, and Kish…

of the Gershonites

1 Chronicles 6:17,20,21
And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei…

1 Chronicles 15:7
Of the sons of Gershom; Joel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and thirty:

1 Chronicles 23:7-11
Of the Gershonites were, Laadan, and Shimei…







Lexicon
Then the Levites
הַ֠לְוִיִּם (hal·wî·yim)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

set to work:
וַיָּקֻ֣מוּ (way·yā·qu·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

Mahath
מַ֣חַת (ma·ḥaṯ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4287: Mahath -- two Levites

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

of Amasai
עֲמָשַׂ֞י (‘ă·mā·śay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6022: Amasai -- the name of several Israelites

and Joel
וְיוֹאֵ֣ל (wə·yō·w·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3100: Joel -- probably 'the LORD is God', the name of a number of Israelites

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

of Azariah
עֲזַרְיָהוּ֮ (‘ă·zar·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5838: Azariah -- 'Yah has helped', the name of a number of Israelites

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the Kohathites;
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

Kish
קִ֚ישׁ (qîš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7027: Kish -- father of Saul, also the name of several other Israelites

son
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of Abdi
עַבְדִּ֔י (‘aḇ·dî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5660: Abdi -- two Israelites

and Azariah
וַעֲזַרְיָ֖הוּ (wa·‘ă·zar·yā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5838: Azariah -- 'Yah has helped', the name of a number of Israelites

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

of Jehallelel
יְהַלֶּלְאֵ֑ל (yə·hal·lel·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3094: Jehallelel -- 'he shall praise God', two Israelites

from
וּמִן־ (ū·min-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

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

Joah
יוֹאָח֙ (yō·w·’āḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3098: Joah -- 'the LORD is brother', the name of several Israelites

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

of Zimmah
זִמָּ֔ה (zim·māh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2155: Zimmah -- an Israelite name

and Eden
וְעֵ֖דֶן (wə·‘ê·ḏen)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5731: Eden -- the garden home of Adam and Eve

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

of Joah
יוֹאָֽח׃ (yō·w·’āḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3098: Joah -- 'the LORD is brother', the name of several Israelites

from
וּמִן־ (ū·min-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the Gershonites;
הַגֵּ֣רְשֻׁנִּ֔י (hag·gê·rə·šun·nî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1649: Gershonites -- descendant of Gershon
(12-14) The names of the Levites who received the royal charge.

(12) Mahath the son of Amasai.--The verse enumerates two members of each of the three great Levitical subtribes--Kohath, Merari, and Gershon. Mahath and Eden recur (2Chronicles 31:13; 2Chronicles 31:15). Kish ben Abdi and Joah ben Zimmah occurred (1Chronicles 6:21; 1Chronicles 6:44). They appear to be family rather than personal names.

Verse 12. - Then the Levites arose. This verse gives two apiece of the three divisions or "families" - Gershon, Kohath, and Merari, "sons of Levi" (1 Chronicles 6:1, 2, 16-20; 1 Chronicles 23:6, 7, 12, 21, 24; comp. Genesis 46:11; Exodus 6:16). Though some of the names of this and the following two verses are known, they do not designate, of course, the same persons. Through many a generation of Levites, the same names were, no doubt intentionally, reproduced. 29:1-19 When Hezekiah came to the crown, he applied at once to work reform. Those who begin with God, begin at the right end of their work, and it will prosper accordingly. Those that turn their backs upon God's ordinances, may truly be said to forsake God himself. There are still such neglects, if the word be not duly read and opened, for that was signified by the lighting the lamps, and also if prayers and praise be not offered up, for that was signified by the burning incense. Neglect of God's worship was the cause of the calamities they had lain under. The Lord alone can prepare the heart of man for vital godliness: when much good is done in a little time, the glory must be ascribed to him; and all who love him or the souls of men, will rejoice therein. Let those that do good work, learn to do it well.
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