1 Chronicles 27:16
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New International Version
The leaders of the tribes of Israel: over the Reubenites: Eliezer son of Zikri; over the Simeonites: Shephatiah son of Maakah;

King James Bible
Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah:

Darby Bible Translation
And over the tribes of Israel were: for the Reubenites Eliezer the son of Zichri was the prince; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah;

World English Bible
Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri the ruler: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maacah:

Young's Literal Translation
And over the tribes of Israel: Of the Reubenite, a leader is Eliezer son of Zichri; of the Simeonite, Shephatiah son of Maachah;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Over the tribes of Israel - In this enumeration there is no mention of the tribes of Asher and Gad. Probably the account of these has been lost from this register. These rulers appear to have been all honorary men, without pay, like the lords lieutenants of our counties.

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Furthermore These persons, called `princes of the tribes,' in ver

1 Chronicles 27:22 Of Dan, Azareel the son of Jeroham. These were the princes of the tribes of Israel.

, and

1 Chronicles 28:1 And David assembled all the princes of Israel, the princes of the tribes...

, appear to have been civil rulers over their several tribes, and honourary men, without pay, not unlike the lords lieutenants of our counties. In this enumeration there is no mention of the tribes of Gad and Asher, probably because they were joined to the neighbouring tribes; or perhaps, the account of these has been lost from the register.

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Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
Genesis 22:24
His concubine, whose name was Reumah, also had sons: Tebah, Gaham, Tahash and Maakah.

Numbers 25:14
The name of the Israelite who was killed with the Midianite woman was Zimri son of Salu, the leader of a Simeonite family.

1 Chronicles 27:15
The twelfth, for the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netophathite, from the family of Othniel. There were 24,000 men in his division.

1 Chronicles 27:17
over Levi: Hashabiah son of Kemuel; over Aaron: Zadok;

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