1 Chronicles 27:8
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New International Version
The fifth, for the fifth month, was the commander Shamhuth the Izrahite. There were 24,000 men in his division.

King James Bible
The fifth captain for the fifth month was Shamhuth the Izrahite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

Darby Bible Translation
The fifth for the fifth month was the captain Shamhuth the Jizrahite; and in his division were twenty-four thousand.

World English Bible
The fifth captain for this fifth month was Shamhuth the Izrahite: and in his division were twenty-four thousand.

Young's Literal Translation
The fifth, for the fifth month, is the prince Shamhuth the Izrahite, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Asahel the brother of Joab - This verse proves that the division and arrangement mentioned above were made before David was acknowledged king in Hebron; for Asahel, the brother of Joab, who was fourth captain, was slain by Abner, while Ishbosheth reigned over Israel at Mahanaim, 2 Samuel 2:19-23.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shamhuth If this person was the same as Shammoth the Hararite, or Shammah the Harodite, it is probable that he took the denomination Izrahite, from one of his progenitors of the name Izrah, and derived the other from the place of his residence.

1 Chronicles 11:27 Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite,

Shammoth the Hararite

1 Chronicles 26:29 Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his sons were for the outward business over Israel, for officers and judges.

2 Samuel 23:25 Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite,

Shammah the Harodite

Library
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
1 Chronicles 27:7
The fourth, for the fourth month, was Asahel the brother of Joab; his son Zebadiah was his successor. There were 24,000 men in his division.

1 Chronicles 27:9
The sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite. There were 24,000 men in his division.

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