1 Chronicles 15:22
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Chenaniah,וּכְנַנְיָ֥הוּ
(u·che·nan·ya·hu)
3663: two Isr.from ken and Yah
chiefשַֽׂר־
(sar-)
8269: chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, princefrom an unused word
of the Levites,הַלְוִיִּ֖ם
(hal·vi·yim)
3881: desc. of Levifrom Levi
was [in charge of] the singing;בְּמַשָּׂ֑א
(be·mas·sa;)
4853a: a load, burden, lifting, bearing, tributefrom nasa
he gave instructionיָסֹר֙
(ya·sor)
3256: to discipline, chasten, admonisha prim. root
in singingבַּמַּשָּׂ֔א
(bam·mas·sa,)
4853a: a load, burden, lifting, bearing, tributefrom nasa
becauseכִּ֥י
(ki)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
he was skillful.מֵבִ֖ין
(me·vin)
995: to discerna prim. root









KJV Lexicon
And Chenaniah
Knanyah  (ken-an-yaw')
Jah has planted; Kenanjah, an Israelite -- Chenaniah.
chief
sar  (sar)
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
of the Levites
Leviyiy  (lay-vee-ee')
a Levite or descendant of Levi -- Leviite.
was for song
massa'  (mas-saw')
burden, carry away, prophecy, they set, song, tribute.
he instructed
yacar  (yaw-sar')
to chastise, literally (with blows) or figuratively (with words); hence, to instruct -- bind, chasten, chastise, correct, instruct, punish, reform, reprove, sore, teach.
about the song
massa'  (mas-saw')
burden, carry away, prophecy, they set, song, tribute.
because he was skilful
biyn  (bene)
to separate mentally (or distinguish), i.e.(generally) understand
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was in charge of the singing; he gave instruction in singing because he was skillful.

King James Bible
And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Chenaniah, the leader of the Levites in music, was to direct the music because he was skillful.

International Standard Version
Chenaniah, music leader for the descendants of Levi, served as music director, because he was expert at it.

NET Bible
Kenaniah, the leader of the Levites, was in charge of transport, for he was well-informed on this matter;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Chenaniah, a Levite leader, instructed others how to sing prophetic songs because he was skilled at it.

King James 2000 Bible
And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, in music: he instructed about the music, because he was skillful.
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