1 Chronicles 6:53
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Zadok his son and Ahimaaz his son.

King James Bible
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

Darby Bible Translation
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

World English Bible
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

Young's Literal Translation
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.

1 Chronicles 6:53 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

These are the sons of Aaron - We have already had a list of these, (see 1 Chronicles 6:3-16); this is a second, but less extensive, and is a proof that the writer of this book had several lists before him, from which he borrowed as he judged proper.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


1 Chronicles 6:8 And Ahitub begat Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,

1 Chronicles 12:28 And Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.

1 Chronicles 23:16 Of the sons of Gershom, Shebuel was the chief.

1 Chronicles 24:3,31 And David distributed them, both Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar...

1 Samuel 2:35 And I will raise me up a faithful priest, that shall do according to that which is in my heart and in my mind...

2 Samuel 8:17 And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Seraiah was the scribe;

2 Samuel 15:24-27,35,36 And see Zadok also, and all the Levites were with him, bearing the ark of the covenant of God: and they set down the ark of God...

2 Samuel 17:15-17 Then said Hushai to Zadok and to Abiathar the priests, Thus and thus did Ahithophel counsel Absalom and the elders of Israel...

2 Samuel 20:25 And Sheva was scribe: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:

1 Kings 1:8,26,34 But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, and Rei...

1 Kings 2:35 And the king put Benaiah the son of Jehoiada in his room over the host: and Zadok the priest did the king put in the room of Abiathar.

1 Kings 4:4 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:

Ezekiel 44:15 But the priests the Levites, the sons of Zadok, that kept the charge of my sanctuary when the children of Israel went astray from me...

David's Choristers
'They stood in their office, according to their order.'--1 CHRON. vi. 32 (R.V. margin). This brief note is buried in the catalogue of the singers appointed by David for 'the service of song in the house of the Lord.' The waves of their choral praise have long ages since ceased to eddy round the 'tabernacle of the tent of meeting,' and all that is left of their melodious companies is a dry list of names, in spite of which the dead owners of them are nameless. But the chronicler's description of them
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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
1 Kings 2:35
The king put Benaiah son of Jehoiada over the army in Joab's position and replaced Abiathar with Zadok the priest.

1 Chronicles 6:52
Meraioth his son, Amariah his son, Ahitub his son,

1 Chronicles 6:54
These were the locations of their settlements allotted as their territory (they were assigned to the descendants of Aaron who were from the Kohathite clan, because the first lot was for them):

1 Chronicles 12:28
and Zadok, a brave young warrior, with 22 officers from his family;

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