New American Standard Bible
These were heads of the fathers' households according to their generations, chief men who lived in Jerusalem.
King James Bible
These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
These were the chief fathers, according to their generations, principal men; these dwelt in Jerusalem.
World English Bible
These were heads of fathers' [houses] throughout their generations, chief men: these lived in Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation
These are heads of fathers, by their generations, heads; these dwelt in Jerusalem.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
These dwelt in Jerusalem - Jerusalem was partly within the limits of the tribe of Benjamin Joshua 18:28; but we do not hear of Benjamites inhabiting it until after the return from the captivity 1 Chronicles 9:3; Nehemiah 11:4.
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
1 Chronicles 8:27
Jaareshiah, Elijah and Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.
1 Chronicles 8:29
Now in Gibeon, Jeiel, the father of Gibeon lived, and his wife's name was Maacah;
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