New International Version
In earlier times Phinehas son of Eleazar was the official in charge of the gatekeepers, and the LORD was with him.
King James Bible
And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them in time past, and the LORD was with him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them formerly; Jehovah was with him.
World English Bible
Phinehas the son of Eleazar was ruler over them in time past, [and] Yahweh was with him.
Young's Literal Translation
and Phinehas son of Eleazar hath been leader over them formerly; Jehovah is with him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Phinehas - The Targum says, "And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, was ruler over them from ancient times, from the day in which the tabernacle was set up in the wilderness; and the Word of the Lord was his assistant."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We have now to turn and see the sudden change of fortune which lifted the exile to a throne. The heavy cloud which had brooded so long over the doomed king broke in lightning crash on the disastrous field of Gilboa. Where is there a sadder and more solemn story of the fate of a soul which makes shipwreck "of faith and of a good conscience," than that awful page which tells how, godless, wretched, mad with despair and measureless pride, he flung himself on his bloody sword, and died a suicide's death, …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
When Phinehas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, the priest, saw this, he left the assembly, took a spear in his hand
1 Chronicles 9:19
Shallum son of Kore, the son of Ebiasaph, the son of Korah, and his fellow gatekeepers from his family (the Korahites) were responsible for guarding the thresholds of the tent just as their ancestors had been responsible for guarding the entrance to the dwelling of the LORD.
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