1 Chronicles 2:39
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English Standard Version
Azariah fathered Helez, and Helez fathered Eleasah.

King James Bible
And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,

American Standard Version
and Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Azarias beget Helles, and Helles begot Elasa.

English Revised Version
and Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah;

Webster's Bible Translation
And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,

1 Chronicles 2:39 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The descendants of Jada, the brother of Shammai, in two generations, after which this genealogy closes with the subscription, "these were the sons of Jerahmeel."

(Note: Bertheau reckons up to "the concluding subscription in 1 Chronicles 2:33" the following descendants of Judah: "Judah's sons equals 5; Hezron and Hamul equals 2; Zerah's sons equals 5; Karmi, Akar, and Azariah equals 3; Ram and his descendants (including the two daughters of Jesse, and Jeter the father of Amasa) equals 21; Kaleb and his descendants equals 10; Jerahmeel and his descendants equals 24: together equals 70." But this number also is obtained only by taking into account the father and mother of Amasa as two persons, contrary to the rule according to which only the father, without the mother, is to be counted, or, in case the mother be more famous than the father, or be an heiress, only the mother.)

- In 1 Chronicles 2:34-41 there follows the family of Sheshan, which was originated by the marriage of his daughter with his Egyptian slave, and which is continued through thirteen generations. The name of this daughter is in 1 Chronicles 2:25. not mentioned, but she is without doubt the Ahlai mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:31. But since this Ahlai is the tenth in descent from Judah through Pharez, she was probably born in Egypt; and the Egyptian slave Jarha was most likely a slave whom Sheshan had in Egypt, and whom he adopted as his son for the propagation of his race, by giving him his daughter and heir to wife. If this be the case, the race begotten by Jarha with the daughter of Sheshan is traced down till towards the end of the period of the judges. The Egyptian slave Jarha is not elsewhere met with; and though the names which his posterity bore are found again in various parts of the Old Testament, of none of them can it be proved that they belonged to men of this family, so as to show that one of these person shad become famous in history.

1 Chronicles 2:39 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Helez. i.e., strength

2 Samuel 23:26 Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

(1) One of David's valiant men,

2 Samuel 23:26 Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

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1 Chronicles 11:27 Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite,

(2) A descendant of Jerahmeel.

1 Chronicles 2:39 And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,

Eleasah. i.e., God has wrought

1 Chronicles 2:39,40 And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah...

1 Chronicles 8:37 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son:

1 Chronicles 9:43 And Moza begat Binea; and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

Ezra 10:22 And of the sons of Pashur; Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethaneel, Jozabad, and Elasah.

Jeremiah 29:3 By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah...

(1) Descended from Sheshan's daughter,

1 Chronicles 2:39 And Azariah begat Helez, and Helez begat Eleasah,

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(2) One of the stock of Saul,

1 Chronicles 8:37 And Moza begat Binea: Rapha was his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son:

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1 Chronicles 9:43 And Moza begat Binea; and Rephaiah his son, Eleasah his son, Azel his son.

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(3) Rendered Elasah, the bearer of Jeremiah's letter to the captives in Babylon,

Jeremiah 29:3 By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah...

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Cross References
1 Chronicles 2:38
Obed fathered Jehu, and Jehu fathered Azariah.

1 Chronicles 2:40
Eleasah fathered Sismai, and Sismai fathered Shallum.

Jeremiah 29:3
The letter was sent by the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent to Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon. It said:

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