New International Version
Kenaniah the head Levite was in charge of the singing; that was his responsibility because he was skillful at it.
King James Bible
And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.
Darby Bible Translation
And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites for the music, gave instruction in music, for he was skilful.
World English Bible
Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.
Young's Literal Translation
And Chenaniah, head of the Levites, is over the burden; he instructeth about the burden, for he is intelligent.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Chenaniah - he instructed about the song - This appears to have been the master singer; he gave the key and the time, for he presided במשא bemassa, in the elevation, probably meaning what is called pitching the tune, for he was skillful in music, and powerful in his voice, and well qualified to lead the band: be might have been precentor.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for. etc. or, for the carriage: he instructed about the carriage. Song [heb] lifting up
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1 Chronicles 15:21
and Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, Jeiel and Azaziah were to play the harps, directing according to sheminith.
1 Chronicles 15:23
Berekiah and Elkanah were to be doorkeepers for the ark.
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