New American Standard Bible
The sons of Merari, Mahli and Mushi; the sons of Jaaziah, Beno.
King James Bible
The sons of Merari were Mahli and Mushi: the sons of Jaaziah; Beno.
Darby Bible Translation
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi; the sons of Jaaziah, his son.
World English Bible
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi; the sons of Jaaziah: Beno.
Young's Literal Translation
sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi; sons of Jaaziah: Beno;
1 Chronicles 24:26 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The sons of Jaaziah, Beno - Beno is not really a name. It is the Hebrew for "his son," and is to be attached to Jaaziah. Translate 1 Chronicles 24:27, "and the sons of Merari by Jaaziah his son (were) Shoham and Zaccur, and Ibri." The meaning of the whole passage 1 Chronicles 24:26-30 seems to be that there were three branches of the Merarites the Beni-Mahli, the Beni-Mushi, and the Beni-Jaaziah.
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. These are the families of the Levites according to their generations.
1 Chronicles 24:25
The brother of Micah, Isshiah; of the sons of Isshiah, Zechariah.
1 Chronicles 24:27
The sons of Merari: by Jaaziah were Beno, Shoham, Zaccur and Ibri.
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