1 Chronicles 4:7
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English Standard Version
The sons of Helah: Zereth, Izhar, and Ethnan.

King James Bible
And the sons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

American Standard Version
And the sons of Helah were Zereth, Izhar, and Ethnan.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the sons of Halaa, Sereth, Isaar, and Ethnan.

English Revised Version
And the sons of Helah were Zereth, Izhar, and Ethnan.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the sons of Helah were, Zereth, and Jezoar, and Ethnan.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

1 Chronicles 4:1 is evidently intended to be a superscription to the genealogical fragments which follow. Five names are mentioned as sons of Judah, of whom only Pharez was his son (1 Chronicles 2:4); the others are grandchildren or still more distant descendants. Nothing is said as to the genealogical relationship in which they stood to each other; that is supposed to be already known from the genealogies in 1 Chronicles 2. Hezron is the son of Pharez, and consequently grandson of Judah, 1 Chronicles 2:8. Carmi, a descendant of Zerah, the brother of Pharez, see on 1 Chronicles 2:6-7. Hur is a son of Caleb, the son of Hezron, by Ephratah (see on 1 Chronicles 2:19 and 1 Chronicles 2:50); and Shobal is the son of Hur, who has just been mentioned (1 Chronicles 2:50). These five names do not denote here, any more than in 1 Chronicles 2, "families of the tribe of Judah" (Berth.), but signify persons who originated or were heads of families. The only conceivable ground for these five being called "sons of Judah," is that the families registered in the following lists traced their origin to them, although in the enumeration which follows the genealogical connection of the various groups is not clearly brought out. The enumeration begins,

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1 Chronicles 4:6 Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.

1 Chronicles 4:8 Koz became the father of Anub and Zobebah, and the families of Aharhel the son of Harum.

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1 Chronicles 4:6
Naarah bore him Ahuzzam, Hepher, Temeni, and Haahashtari. These were the sons of Naarah.

1 Chronicles 4:8
Koz fathered Anub, Zobebah, and the clans of Aharhel, the son of Harum.

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