1 Chronicles 8:28
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New Living Translation
These were the leaders of the ancestral clans; they were listed in their genealogical records, and they all lived in Jerusalem.

King James Bible
These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
These were the chief fathers, according to their generations, principal men; these dwelt in Jerusalem.

World English Bible
These were heads of fathers' [houses] throughout their generations, chief men: these lived in Jerusalem.

Young's Literal Translation
These are heads of fathers, by their generations, heads; these dwelt in Jerusalem.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:28 Heads of the fathers, and c. - Particular notice is taken of these, that others, at their return from captivity, might be induced to settle there too, which it seems few were willing to do, because it was the post of danger. Many great and mighty nations were then upon earth, and many illustrious men in them, whose names are buried in perpetual oblivion, while the names of multitudes of the Israel of God, are here carefully preserved in everlasting remembrance: a figure of God's writing the names of his spiritual Israel, in the Lamb's book of life.

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