New International Version
The Shuppites and Huppites were the descendants of Ir, and the Hushites the descendants of Aher.
King James Bible
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.
Darby Bible Translation
And Shuppim, and Huppim, the children of Ir. -- Hushim: the sons of Aher.
World English Bible
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the sons of Ir, Hushim, the sons of Aher.
Young's Literal Translation
And Shuppim and Huppim are sons of Ir; Hushim son of Aher.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher and Jediael - In Genesis 46:21, ten sons of Benjamin are reckoned; viz., Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Eri, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard. In Numbers 26:38, etc., five sons only of Benjamin are mentioned, Bela, Ashbel, Ahiram, Shupham, and Hupham: and Ard and Naaman are there said to be the sons of Bela; consequently grandsons of Benjamin. In the beginning of the following chapter, five sons of Benjamin are mentioned, viz., Bela, Ashbel, Aharah, Nohah, and Rapha; where also Addar, Gera, Abihud, Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah, a second Gera, Shephuphan, and Huram, are all represented as grandsons, not sons, of Benjamin: hence we see that in many cases grandsons are called sons, and both are often confounded in the genealogical tables. To attempt to reconcile such discrepancies would be a task as endless as it would be useless. The rabbins say that Ezra, who wrote this book, did not know whether some of these were sons or grandsons; and they intimate also that the tables from which he copied were often defective, and here we must leave all such matters.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And they suppose that the name of Dan was not mentioned, because his descendants first established idolatry. But Zebulun, as well as Dan, is here omitted, perhaps because none of either of these tribes returned at first from Babylon. Though the Benjamites had been almost destroyed in the first days of the judges, they soon became numerous and powerful.
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
1 Chronicles 7:11
All these sons of Jediael were heads of families. There were 17,200 fighting men ready to go out to war.
1 Chronicles 7:13
The sons of Naphtali: Jahziel, Guni, Jezer and Shillem --the descendants of Bilhah.
1 Chronicles 7:15
Makir took a wife from among the Huppites and Shuppites. His sister's name was Maakah. Another descendant was named Zelophehad, who had only daughters.
1 Chronicles 8:1
Benjamin was the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second son, Aharah the third,
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