1 Chronicles 26:7
Strong's Lexicon
Shemaiah’s
שְׁמַֽעְיָ֗ה (šə·ma‘·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8098: Shemaiah = 'heard by Jehovah' 1) a prophet of the Lord in the reign of king Rehoboam of Judah 2) the Nehelamite, a false prophet in the time of the prophet Jeremiah 3) father of Delaiah, one of the princes of Judah in the time of the prophet Jeremiah 4) an inhabitant of Kirjathjearim and father of Urijah, a prophet of the Lord in the time of the prophet Jeremiah 5) a Judaite, son of Shechaniah, father of Hattush, and descendant of Zerubbabel 6) a Simeonite, father of Shimri 7) a Reubenite, son of Joel and father of Gog 8) a Merarite Levite, son of Hasshub in the time of Nehemiah 9) a Levite, son of Galal and father of Obadiah 10) a Levite and head of the family of the sons of Elizaphan who were commissioned to bring the ark to Jerusalem in the time of David 11) a Levite and scribe, son of Nethaneel in the time of David 12) a Levite, 1st son of Obed-Edom in the time of David 13) a Levite, descendant of Jeduthun the singer in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah 14) a Levite, one of the messengers of Ezra to Iddo 15) a Levite in the time of king Jehoshaphat of Judah 16) a Levite, one of several in charge of distributing the free will offerings brought to God to their Levite brethren in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah 17) a Levite in the time of king Josiah of Judah 18) head of a family of exiles who returned with Ezra 19) a priest, of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra 20) an Israelite of the sons of Harim who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra 21) son of Delaiah, grandson of Mehetabeel, and a false prophet hired by Tobiah and Sanballat to give false guidance to Nehemiah 22) a priest who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah and participated in the dedication of the wall 23) a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel 24) a leader of the people at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah 25) grandfather of the priest Zechariah who participated in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah 26) another of the priests who along with 25 took part in the dedication of the wall in the time of Nehemiah

sons [were]
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: 1) son, grandson, child, member of a group 1a) son, male child 1b) grandson 1c) children (pl. - male and female) 1d) youth, young men (pl.) 1e) young (of animals) 1f) sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels] 1g) people (of a nation) (pl.) 1h) of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.) 1i) a member of a guild, order, class

Othni,
עָ֠תְנִי (‘ā·ṯə·nî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6273: Othni = 'lion of Jehovah' 1) a Levite, son of Shemaiah, the first-born of Obed-edom

Rephael,
וּרְפָאֵ֨ל (ū·rə·p̄ā·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7501: Rephael = 'healed of God' 1) son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom

Obed,
וְעוֹבֵ֧ד (wə·‘ō·w·ḇêḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5744: Obed = 'serving' 1) son of Boaz by Ruth and the grandfather of David 2) a Judaite, a descendant of Jarha, the Egyptian slave of Sheshan, in the line of Jerahmeel 3) a Judaite, father of Azariah, one of the captains of hundreds who joined with Jehoiada in the revolution by which Athaliah fell 4) one of David's mighty warriors 5) son of Shemaiah and a gatekeeper of the temple

and Elzabad;
אֶלְזָבָ֛ד (’el·zā·ḇāḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 443: Elzabad = 'God has given' 1) a Gadite warrior who aided David 2) a Korhite Levite

his brothers [were]
אֶחָ֖יו (’e·ḥāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 251: 1) brother 1a) brother of same parents 1b) half-brother (same father) 1c) relative, kinship, same tribe 1d) each to the other (reciprocal relationship) 1e) (fig.) of resemblance

Elihu
אֱלִיה֖וּ (’ĕ·lî·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 453: Elihu = 'He is my God' 1) the younger man who rebuked Job and his three friends 2) an Ephraimite, Samuel's great grandfather 3) a Manassite warrior chief for David 4) son of Shemaiah and Korhite gatekeeper 5) David's brother

and Semachiah,
וּסְמַכְיָֽהוּ׃ (ū·sə·maḵ·yā·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5565: Semachiah = 'Jehovah has sustained' 1) a Korahite Levite, one of the sons of Shemaiah

also capable
חָ֑יִל (ḥā·yil)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2428: 1) strength, might, efficiency, wealth, army 1a) strength 1b) ability, efficiency 1c) wealth 1d) force, army

men.
בְּנֵי־ (bə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: 1) son, grandson, child, member of a group 1a) son, male child 1b) grandson 1c) children (pl. - male and female) 1d) youth, young men (pl.) 1e) young (of animals) 1f) sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels] 1g) people (of a nation) (pl.) 1h) of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.) 1i) a member of a guild, order, class

Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Shemaiah’s sons were Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad; his brothers were Elihu and Semachiah, also capable men.

Young's Literal Translation
Sons of Shemaiah [are] Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad; his brethren [are] sons of valour, Elihu and Semachiah,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Shemaiah’s sons: Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad; his brothers Elihu and Semachiah were also capable men.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Shemaiah [were] Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad, whose brothers, Elihu and Semachiah, were valiant men.

King James Bible
The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren [were] strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad; his relatives Elihu and Semakiah were also able men.

New Living Translation
Their names were Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad. Their relatives, Elihu and Semakiah, were also very capable men.

English Standard Version
The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad, whose brothers were able men, Elihu and Semachiah.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Shemaiah were Othni, Rephael, Obed and Elzabad, whose brothers, Elihu and Semachiah, were valiant men.

King James Bible
The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were strong men, Elihu, and Semachiah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Shemaiah's sons: Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad; his brothers Elihu and Semachiah were also capable men.

International Standard Version
These sons of Shemaiah included Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad, whose brothers were valiant, able men, Elihu and Semachiah.

NET Bible
The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, Rephael, Obed, and Elzabad. His relatives Elihu and Semakiah were also respected.

American Standard Version
The sons of Shemaiah: Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were valiant men, Elihu, and Semachiah.

English Revised Version
The sons of Shemaiah; Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren were valiant men, Elihu, and Semachiah.

Young's Literal Translation
Sons of Shemaiah are Othni, and Rephael, and Obed, Elzabad; his brethren are sons of valour, Elihu and Semachiah,








Cross References
1 Chronicles 26:6
Also unto Shemaiah his son were sons born, that ruled throughout the house of their father: for they were mighty men of valour.

1 Chronicles 26:8
All these of the sons of Obededom: they and their sons and their brethren, able men for strength for the service, were threescore and two of Obededom.

1 Chronicles 1:1
Adam, Sheth, Enosh,

1 Chronicles 26:5
Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh, Peulthai the eighth: for God blessed him.

1 Chronicles 26:4
Moreover the sons of Obededom were, Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second, Joah the third, and Sacar the fourth, and Nethaneel the fifth,

1 Chronicles 26:9
And Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, strong men, eighteen.

1 Chronicles 26:10
Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the chief;)
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