Exodus 6:17
New International Version
The sons of Gershon, by clans, were Libni and Shimei.

New Living Translation
The descendants of Gershon included Libni and Shimei, each of whom became the ancestor of a clan.

English Standard Version
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, by their clans.

Berean Study Bible
The sons of Gershon were Libni and Shimei, by their clans.

King James Bible
The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shimi, according to their families.

New King James Version
The sons of Gershon were Libni and Shimi according to their families.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

NASB 1995
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

NASB 1977
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

Amplified Bible
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, by their families.

Christian Standard Bible
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, by their clans.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, by their clans.

American Standard Version
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the sons of Gershon to the sons of Shemi in their generations.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And these are the sons of Gedson, Lobeni and Semei, the houses of their family. And the sons of Caath,

Contemporary English Version
Gershon's sons were Libni and Shimei.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sons of Gerson: Lobni and Semei, by their kindreds.

English Revised Version
The sons of Gershon; Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

Good News Translation
Gershon had two sons: Libni and Shimei, and they had many descendants.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The sons of Gershon listed by their families were Libni and Shimei.

International Standard Version
Gershon's sons were Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

Literal Standard Version
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimi, as to their families.

NET Bible
The sons of Gershon, by their families, were Libni and Shimei.

New Heart English Bible
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

World English Bible
The sons of Gershon: Libni and Shimei, according to their families.

Young's Literal Translation
The sons of Gershon are Libni, and Shimi, as to their families.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Genealogies of Moses and Aaron
16These were the names of the sons of Levi according to their records: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. Levi lived 137 years. 17The sons of Gershon were Libni and Shimei, by their clans. 18The sons of Kohath were Amram, Izhar, Hebron, and Uzziel. Kohath lived 133 years.…

Cross References
Numbers 3:18
These were the names of the sons of Gershon by their clans: Libni and Shimei.

1 Chronicles 6:17
These are the names of the sons of Gershom: Libni and Shimei.

1 Chronicles 6:29
The descendants of Merari: Mahli, Libni his son, Shimei his son, Uzzah his son,


Treasury of Scripture

The sons of Gershon; Libni, and Shimi, according to their families.

Genesis 46:11
And the sons of Levi; Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

Numbers 3:18
And these are the names of the sons of Gershon by their families; Libni, and Shimei.

1 Chronicles 6:17
And these be the names of the sons of Gershom; Libni, and Shimei.









Verse 17. - The sons of Gershon. The line of Gershon, as the eldest, is taken first. Moses and Aaron are descended from the second son. Shimi is called "Shimei" in 1 Chronicles 6:17; but there is no difference in the original.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The sons
בְּנֵ֥י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Gershon [were]
גֵרְשׁ֛וֹן (ḡê·rə·šō·wn)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1648: Gershon -- a son of Levi

Libni
לִבְנִ֥י (liḇ·nî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3845: Libni -- two Levites

and Shimei,
וְשִׁמְעִ֖י (wə·šim·‘î)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8096: Shimei -- the name of a number of Israelites

by their clans.
לְמִשְׁפְּחֹתָֽם׃ (lə·miš·pə·ḥō·ṯām)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 4940: A family, circle of relatives, a class, a species, sort, a tribe, people


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