1 Chronicles 9:9
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New International Version
The people from Benjamin, as listed in their genealogy, numbered 956. All these men were heads of their families.

King James Bible
And their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty and six. All these men were chief of the fathers in the house of their fathers.

Darby Bible Translation
and their brethren, according to their generations, nine hundred and fifty-six. All these men were chief fathers in their fathers' houses.

World English Bible
and their brothers, according to their generations, nine hundred fifty-six. All these men were heads of fathers' [houses] by their fathers' houses.

Young's Literal Translation
And their brethren, according to their generations, are nine hundred and fifty and six. All these are men, heads of fathers, according to the house of their fathers.

1 Chronicles 9:9 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Uthai the son of Ammihud - The list here is nearly the same with those found in Ezra and Nehemiah, and contains those who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel; but the list in Nehemiah is more ample, probably because it contains those who came afterwards. The object of the sacred writer here was to give the list of those who came first. Now the first inhabitants, etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Nehemiah 11:8 and after him Gabbai and Sallai, 928.

Library
The King.
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

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