1 Chronicles 1:44
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New International Version
When Bela died, Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah succeeded him as king.

King James Bible
And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

Darby Bible Translation
And Bela died; and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

World English Bible
Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place.

Young's Literal Translation
And Bela dieth, and reign in his stead doth Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrali;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Bela was dead - "Being killed by Phineas, in the wilderness." - T.

Jobab the son of Zerah - Supposed by some to be the same as Job, whose book forms a part of the canon of Scripture. But in their names there is no similarity; Job being written איוב aiyob; Jobab, יובב yobab. See the notes on Job, and the parallel place in Genesis.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bozrah.

Isaiah 34:6 The sword of the LORD is filled with blood, it is made fat with fatness, and with the blood of lambs and goats...

Isaiah 63:1 Who is this that comes from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel...

Jeremiah 49:13 For I have sworn by myself, said the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse...

Amos 1:12 But I will send a fire on Teman, which shall devour the palaces of Bozrah.

Micah 2:12 I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of you; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel...

Library
Chronicles
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

Cross References
Isaiah 34:6
The sword of the LORD is bathed in blood, it is covered with fat-- the blood of lambs and goats, fat from the kidneys of rams. For the LORD has a sacrifice in Bozrah and a great slaughter in the land of Edom.

Jeremiah 49:13
I swear by myself," declares the LORD, "that Bozrah will become a ruin and a curse, an object of horror and reproach; and all its towns will be in ruins forever."

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