1 Chronicles 26:2
New International Version
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

New Living Translation
The sons of Meshelemiah were Zechariah (the oldest), Jediael (the second), Zebadiah (the third), Jathniel (the fourth),

English Standard Version
And Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Berean Study Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

King James Bible
And the sons of Meshelemiah were, Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

New King James Version
And the sons of Meshelemiah were Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

New American Standard Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

NASB 1995
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

NASB 1977
And Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the first-born, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Amplified Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Christian Standard Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

American Standard Version
And Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the first-born, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Meshalyah had seven male children: Zechariah, the firstborn, Yadayel the second, Zechariah the third, Nathaniel the fourth

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Mosellemia's first-born son was Zacharias, the second Jadiel, the third Zabadia, the fourth Jenuel,

Contemporary English Version
He had seven sons, who were born in the following order: Zechariah, Jediael, Zebadiah, Jathniel,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sons of Meselemia: Zacharias the firstborn, Jadihel the second, Zabadias the third, Jathanael the fourth,

English Revised Version
And Meshelemiah had sons; Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth;

Good News Translation
He had seven sons, listed in order of age: Zechariah, Jediael, Zebadiah, Jathniel,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Meshelemiah's sons were Zechariah (the firstborn), Jediael (the second), Zebadiah (the third), Jathniel (the fourth),

International Standard Version
Meshelemiah's sons Zechariah, his firstborn, Jediael his second, Zebadiah his third, Jathniel his fourth,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the first-born, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth;

Literal Standard Version
and sons of Meshelemiah: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

NET Bible
Meshelemiah's sons: The firstborn Zechariah, the second Jediael, the third Zebadiah, the fourth Jathniel,

New Heart English Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

World English Bible
Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Young's Literal Translation
and to Meshelemiah are sons, Zechariah the first-born, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Divisions of the Gatekeepers
1These were the divisions of the gatekeepers: From the Korahites: Meshelemiah son of Kore, one of the sons of Asaph. 2Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth, 3Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, and Eliehoenai the seventh.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 9:21
Zechariah son of Meshelemiah was the gatekeeper at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

1 Chronicles 26:1
These were the divisions of the gatekeepers: From the Korahites: Meshelemiah son of Kore, one of the sons of Asaph.

1 Chronicles 26:3
Elam the fifth, Jehohanan the sixth, and Eliehoenai the seventh.


Treasury of Scripture

And the sons of Meshelemiah were, Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,









(2) And the sons of Meshelemiah were.--Rather, And Meshelemiah had sons, viz., Zechariah the firstborn. (See 1Chronicles 9:21, and 1Chronicles 26:14 below.) The seven "sons" of Meshelemiah-Shallum represent seven guilds of porters.

Verses 2, 3. - These verses contain the enumeration of seven sons of Shelemiah, of the firstborn of whom, viz. Zechariah, express mention was made in 1 Chronicles 9:21.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Meshelemiah
וְלִמְשֶֽׁלֶמְיָ֖הוּ (wə·lim·še·lem·yā·hū)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4920: Meshelemiah -- a Levite

had sons:
בָּנִ֑ים (bā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1121: A son

Zechariah
זְכַרְיָ֤הוּ (zə·ḵar·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2148: Zachariah -- the name of a number of Israelites

the firstborn,
הַבְּכוֹר֙ (hab·bə·ḵō·wr)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1060: Firstborn, chief

Jediael
יְדִֽיעֲאֵ֣ל (yə·ḏî·‘ă·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3043: Jediael -- 'knowing God', three Israelites

the second,
הַשֵּׁנִ֔י (haš·šê·nî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 8145: Second (an ordinal number)

Zebadiah
זְבַדְיָ֙הוּ֙ (zə·ḇaḏ·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2069: Zebadiah -- 'Yah has bestowed', the name of several Israelites

the third,
הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֔י (haš·šə·lî·šî)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 7992: Third, feminine a, third, a third, a third-story cell)

Jathniel
יַתְנִיאֵ֖ל (yaṯ·nî·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3496: Jathniel -- 'God hires', a Levite

the fourth,
הָרְבִיעִֽי׃ (hā·rə·ḇî·‘î)
Article | Number - ordinal masculine singular
Strong's 7243: Fourth, a fourth


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OT History: 1 Chronicles 26:2 Meshelemiah had sons: Zechariah the firstborn Jediael (1 Chron. 1Ch iCh i Ch 1 chr 1chr)
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