1 Chronicles 9:34
New International Version
All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs as listed in their genealogy, and they lived in Jerusalem.

New Living Translation
All these men lived in Jerusalem. They were the heads of Levite families and were listed as prominent leaders in their genealogical records.

English Standard Version
These were heads of fathers’ houses of the Levites, according to their generations, leaders. These lived in Jerusalem.

Berean Study Bible
All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs according to their genealogies, and they lived in Jerusalem.

King James Bible
These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; these dwelt at Jerusalem.

New King James Version
These heads of the fathers’ houses of the Levites were heads throughout their generations. They dwelt at Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
These were heads of fathers’ households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men who lived in Jerusalem.

NASB 1995
These were heads of fathers' households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, who lived in Jerusalem.

NASB 1977
These were heads of fathers’ households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, who lived in Jerusalem.

Amplified Bible
These were heads of fathers’ households of the Levites according to their generations, chief men, who lived in Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
These were the heads of the Levite families, chiefs according to their family records; they lived in Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
These were the heads of the Levite families, chiefs according to their genealogies, and lived in Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
These were heads of fathers houses of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt at Jerusalem.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
These were the heads of the families of the Levites according to their generations; these chiefs dwelt in Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
All of these men were family leaders in the Levi tribe and were listed that way in their family records. They lived in Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The heads of the Levites, princes in their families, abode in Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
These were heads of fathers' houses of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt at Jerusalem.

Good News Translation
The men named above were heads of Levite families, according to their ancestral lines. They were the leaders who lived in Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They were the heads of the Levite families according to their ancestry. These head Levites lived in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
These leaders of the descendants of Levi, enrolled according to their genealogies, lived in Jerusalem.

JPS Tanakh 1917
These were heads of fathers' houses of the Levites, by their generations, chief men; these dwelt at Jerusalem.

Literal Standard Version
These heads of the fathers of the Levites [are] heads throughout their generations. These have dwelt in Jerusalem.

NET Bible
These were the family leaders of the Levites, as listed in their genealogical records. They lived in Jerusalem.

New Heart English Bible
These were heads of ancestral houses of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these lived at Jerusalem.

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

Young's Literal Translation
These heads of the fathers of the Levites throughout their generations are heads. These have dwelt in Jerusalem.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
The People of Jerusalem
33Those who were musicians, the heads of Levite families, stayed in the temple chambers and were exempt from other duties because they were on duty day and night. 34All these were heads of Levite families, chiefs according to their genealogies, and they lived in Jerusalem.

Cross References
1 Chronicles 9:33
Those who were musicians, the heads of Levite families, stayed in the temple chambers and were exempt from other duties because they were on duty day and night.

1 Chronicles 9:35
Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon. His wife's name was Maacah.


Treasury of Scripture

These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; these dwelled at Jerusalem.

chief fathers

1 Chronicles 9:13
And their brethren, heads of the house of their fathers, a thousand and seven hundred and threescore; very able men for the work of the service of the house of God.

Nehemiah 11:1-15
And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts to dwell in other cities…

1 Chronicles 8:28
These were heads of the fathers, by their generations, chief men. These dwelt in Jerusalem.









(34) These chief . . . generations.--Literally, These are the heads of the Levitical houses, according to their birth-rolls, heads. (Comp. 1Chronicles 8:28 for the meaning.)

These dwelt in Jerusalem.--A final remark concerning all the Levites of 1Chronicles 9:14-32. The proper names are regarded as chiefs, under whom their numerous clansmen are subsumed.

Verse 34. - This verse can scarcely be other than a closing general comment respecting all the chief fathers of the Levites, who have been spoken of (1 Chronicles 8:28); and it purports to say that the same order and principle obtained in the offices referred to from generation to generation of families.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
All these
אֵלֶּה֩ (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

were heads
רָאשֵׁ֨י (rā·šê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head

of Levite
לַלְוִיִּ֛ם (lal·wî·yim)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

families,
הָאָב֧וֹת (hā·’ā·ḇō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

chiefs
רָאשִׁ֑ים (rā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7218: The head

according to their genealogies,
לְתֹלְדוֹתָ֖ם (lə·ṯō·lə·ḏō·w·ṯām)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8435: Descent, family, history

and lived
יָשְׁב֥וּ (yā·šə·ḇū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry

in Jerusalem.
בִירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ (ḇî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel


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