1 Chronicles 2:42
Text Analysis
1121 [e]וּבְנֵ֤י
And the descendantsConj-w | N-mpc
3612 [e]כָלֵב֙
of CalebN-proper-ms
251 [e]אֲחִ֣י
the brotherN-msc
3396 [e]יְרַחְמְאֵ֔ל
of JerahmeelN-proper-ms
4337 [e]מֵישָׁ֥ע
[were] MeshaN-proper-ms
1060 [e]בְּכֹר֖וֹ
his firstbornN-msc | 3ms
1931 [e]ה֣וּא
he [was]Pro-3ms
1 [e]אֲבִי־
the fatherN-msc
2128 [e]זִ֑יף
of ZiphN-proper-fs
1121 [e]וּבְנֵ֥י
and the sonsConj-w | N-mpc
4762 [e]מָרֵשָׁ֖ה
of MareshahN-proper-ms
1 [e]אֲבִ֥י
the fatherN-msc
2275 [e]חֶבְרֽוֹן׃
of HebronN-proper-ms

Hebrew Texts
דברי הימים א 2:42 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּבְנֵ֤י כָלֵב֙ אֲחִ֣י יְרַחְמְאֵ֔ל מֵישָׁ֥ע בְּכֹרֹ֖ו ה֣וּא אֲבִי־זִ֑יף וּבְנֵ֥י מָרֵשָׁ֖ה אֲבִ֥י חֶבְרֹֽון׃

דברי הימים א 2:42 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ובני כלב אחי ירחמאל מישע בכרו הוא אבי־זיף ובני מרשה אבי חברון׃

דברי הימים א 2:42 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ובני כלב אחי ירחמאל מישע בכרו הוא אבי־זיף ובני מרשה אבי חברון׃

דברי הימים א 2:42 Hebrew Bible
ובני כלב אחי ירחמאל מישע בכרו הוא אבי זיף ובני מרשה אבי חברון׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the sons of Caleb, the brother of Jerahmeel, were Mesha his firstborn, who was the father of Ziph; and his son was Mareshah, the father of Hebron.

King James Bible
Now the sons of Caleb the brother of Jerahmeel were, Mesha his firstborn, which was the father of Ziph; and the sons of Mareshah the father of Hebron.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The sons of Caleb brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha, his firstborn, fathered Ziph, and Mareshah, his second son, fathered Hebron.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Caleb. This was not Caleb the son of Jephunneh, but Caleb the son of Hezron, and therefore called the brother of Jerahmeel: See the parallel texts:

1 Chronicles 2:9 The sons also of Hezron, that were born to him; Jerahmeel, and Ram, …


1 Chronicles 2:18,19,24 And Caleb the son of Hezron begat children of Azubah his wife, and …

his first-born.

Genesis 49:3 Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, …

Exodus 4:22,23 And you shall say to Pharaoh, Thus said the LORD, Israel is my son, …

Romans 8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed …

Hebrews 12:23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written …

the father. i.e, the founder, or, as the Targum renders, 'the prince of the Ziphites;' for it was usual to call both the founder and the prince of a city its father.


Joshua 15:24 Ziph, and Telem, and Bealoth,

1 Samuel 23:19 Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David …

1 Samuel 26:1 And the Ziphites came to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide …

the father of Hebron.

1 Chronicles 2:23,24,45,49,52 And he took Geshur, and Aram, with the towns of Jair, from them, …

1 Chronicles 8:29 And at Gibeon dwelled the father of Gibeon; whose wife's name was Maachah:

Ezra 2:21-35 The children of Bethlehem, an hundred twenty and three…

Nehemiah 7:25-38 The children of Gibeon, ninety and five…

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