1 Chronicles 24:10
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English Standard Version
the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,

King James Bible
The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,

American Standard Version
the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,

Douay-Rheims Bible
The seventh to Accos, the eighth to Abia,

English Revised Version
the seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah;

Webster's Bible Translation
The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As the sons of Eleazar proved to be more numerous in respect of the heads of the men than the sons of Ithamar, they (David, Zadok, and Ahimelech) divided them thus: "For the sons of Eleazar, heads of fathers'-houses, sixteen; and for the sons of Ithamar, (heads) of fathers'-houses, eight." הגּברים לראשׁי means neither in respect to the number of the men by the head (cf. 1 Chronicles 23:3), nor with respect to the chiefs of the men, divided according to their fathers'-houses (Berth.). The supplying of the words, "divided according to their fathers'-houses," is perfectly arbitrary. The expression הגּברים ראשׁי is rather to be explained by the fact that, according to the natural articulations of the people, the fathers'-houses, i.e., the groups of related families comprehended under the name בּית־אבות, divided themselves further into individual households, whose heads were called גּברים, as is clear from Joshua 7:16-18, because each household had in the man, הגּבר, its natural head. הגּברים ראשׁי are therefore the heads, not of the fathers'-houses, but of the individual households, considered in their relation to the men as heads of households. Just as בּית־אב sa tsuJ .s is a technical designation of the larger groups of households into which the great families fell, so הגּבר is the technical expression for the individual households into which the fathers'-houses fell.

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Abijah As the Evangelist Luke mentions the course of Abia, it is evident that these courses of the priests, established by David, no doubt under Divine direction, were continued, with some alterations, till the days of Christ: these records must therefore have been very useful after the Babylonian captivity.

Nehemiah 12:4,17 Iddo, Ginnetho, Abijah...

Luke 1:5 THERE was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia...


Cross References
Luke 1:5
In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.

1 Chronicles 24:9
the fifth to Malchijah, the sixth to Mijamin,

1 Chronicles 24:11
the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,

Nehemiah 12:4
Iddo, Ginnethoi, Abijah,

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