1 Chronicles 12:27
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New International Version
including Jehoiada, leader of the family of Aaron, with 3,700 men,

King James Bible
And Jehoiada was the leader of the Aaronites, and with him were three thousand and seven hundred;

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoiada the prince of Aaron, and with him were three thousand seven hundred;

World English Bible
Jehoiada was the leader of [the house of] Aaron; and with him were three thousand and seven hundred,

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehoiada is the leader of the Aaronite, and with him are three thousand and seven hundred,

1 Chronicles 12:27 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Jehoiada was the leader of the Aaronites - Abiathar was then high priest, and Jehoiada captain over the warriors of the house of Aaron.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the leader

1 Chronicles 9:20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them in time past, and the LORD was with him.

2 Kings 11:4,9 And the seventh year Jehoiada sent and fetched the rulers over hundreds, with the captains and the guard...

2 Kings 25:18 And the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the door:

Aaronites

1 Chronicles 6:49-57 But Aaron and his sons offered on the altar of the burnt offering, and on the altar of incense...

1 Chronicles 27:17 Of the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadok:

Library
Drill and Enthusiasm
'[Men that] could keep rank, they were not of double heart.'--1 CHRON. xii. 33. These words come from the muster-roll of the hastily raised army that brought David up to Hebron and made him King. The catalogue abounds in brief characterisations of the qualities of each tribe's contingent. For example, Issachar had 'understanding of the times.' Our text is spoken of the warriors of Zebulon, who had left their hills and their flocks in the far north, and poured down from their seats by the blue waters
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Beneath his Banner
"Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse."--1 Chron. xii. 18. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 'Twixt God and thee but love shall be; 'Twixt earth and thee distrust and fear, 'Twixt sin and thee shall be hate and war; And hope shall be 'twixt Heaven and thee Till night is o'er.
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)

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