New American Standard Bible
And Benjamin became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, Aharah the third,
King James Bible
Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
Darby Bible Translation
And Benjamin begot Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
World English Bible
Benjamin became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
Young's Literal Translation
And Benjamin begat Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The reason of this return to the genealogy of the Benjamites seems to be the desire to connect the genealogical introduction with the historical body of the work. As the history is to begin with Saul, the genealogical portion is made to end with an account of the family of this Benjamite monarch.
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 Benjamin: Bela and Becher and Ashbel, Gera and Naaman, Ehi and Rosh, Muppim and Huppim and Ard.
1 Chronicles 7:6
The sons of Benjamin were three: Bela and Becher and Jediael.
1 Chronicles 7:12
Shuppim and Huppim were the sons of Ir; Hushim was the son of Aher.
1 Chronicles 7:40
All these were the sons of Asher, heads of the fathers' houses, choice and mighty men of valor, heads of the princes. And the number of them enrolled by genealogy for service in war was 26,000 men.
1 Chronicles 8:2
Nohah the fourth and Rapha the fifth.
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