1 Chronicles 5:12
New International Version
Joel was the chief, Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat, in Bashan.

New Living Translation
Joel was the leader in the land of Bashan, and Shapham was second-in-command, followed by Janai and Shaphat.

English Standard Version
Joel the chief, Shapham the second, Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

Berean Study Bible
Joel was the chief, Shapham the second, then Jaanai and Shaphat, who lived in Bashan.

King James Bible
Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

New King James Version
Joel was the chief, Shapham the next, then Jaanai and Shaphat in Bashan,

New American Standard Bible
Joel was the head and Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.

NASB 1995
Joel was the chief and Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.

NASB 1977
Joel was the chief, and Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.

Amplified Bible
Joel was the chief, Shapham the second, then Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.

Christian Standard Bible
Joel the chief, Shapham the second in command, Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joel the chief, Shapham the second in command, Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

American Standard Version
Joel the chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yoel went out at their front, and he was judging them and he taught them beautiful scriptures.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Joel the first-born, and Sapham the second, and Janin the scribe in Basan.

Contemporary English Version
Some of the clan leaders were Joel, Shapham, Janai, and Shaphat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Johel the chief, and Saphan the second: and Janai, and Saphat in Basan.

English Revised Version
Joel the chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan:

Good News Translation
Joel was the founder of the leading clan, and Shapham of the second most important clan. Janai and Shaphat were founders of other clans in Bashan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
One family descended from Gad's first son Joel. Another family descended from Gad's second son Shapham. Other families descended from Gad's sons Janai and Shaphat in Bashan.

International Standard Version
They included Joel their chief, Shapham their second in command, Janai, and Shaphat, who lived in Bashan.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Joel the chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan;

Literal Standard Version
Joel the head, and Shapham the second, and Jaanai and Shaphat in Bashan;

NET Bible
They included Joel the leader, Shapham the second in command, Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

New Heart English Bible
Joel was chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai judged in Bashan.

World English Bible
Joel the chief, and Shapham the second, and Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

Young's Literal Translation
Joel the head, and Shapham the second, and Jaanai and Shaphat in Bashan;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Descendants of Gad
11The descendants of Gad lived next to the Reubenites in the land of Bashan, as far as Salecah: 12Joel was the chief, Shapham the second, then Jaanai and Shaphat, who lived in Bashan. 13Their kinsmen by families were Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber—seven in all.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 5:11
The descendants of Gad lived next to the Reubenites in the land of Bashan, as far as Salecah:

1 Chronicles 5:13
Their kinsmen by families were Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber--seven in all.


Treasury of Scripture

Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

Joel.

1 Samuel 8:2
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.

Shapham.

Jaanai.

Shaphat.

1 Chronicles 3:22
And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat, six.

Bashan.

1 Chronicles 5:11
And the children of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land of Bashan unto Salchah:

Numbers 21:33
And they turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan went out against them, he, and all his people, to the battle at Edrei.









Verse 12. - The four proper names in this verse are not known in connection with the same persons elsewhere. The Septuagint translates Shaphat as "the scribe," applying the description to the foregoing Jaanai.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Joel [was]
יוֹאֵ֣ל (yō·w·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3100: Joel -- probably 'the LORD is God', the name of a number of Israelites

the chief,
הָרֹ֔אשׁ (hā·rōš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7218: The head

Shapham
וְשָׁפָ֖ם (wə·šā·p̄ām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8223: Shapham -- a Gadite

the second,
הַמִּשְׁנֶ֑ה (ham·miš·neh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4932: A repetition, a duplicate, a double, a second

then Jaanai
וְיַעְנַ֥י (wə·ya‘·nay)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3285: Janai -- an Israelite

and Shaphat,
וְשָׁפָ֖ט (wə·šā·p̄āṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8202: Shaphat -- 'he has judged', five Israelites

[who lived] in Bashan.
בַּבָּשָֽׁן׃ (bab·bā·šān)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 1316: Bashan -- 'smooth', a region East of the Jordan


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