1 Chronicles 6:16
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King James Version
The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.

Darby Bible Translation
The sons of Levi: Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.

World English Bible
The sons of Levi: Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.

Young's Literal Translation
Sons of Levi: Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.

1 Chronicles 6:16 Parallel
King James Translators' Notes

Gershom: or, Gershon

Geneva Study Bible

The sons of Levi; Gershom, Kohath, and Merari.1 Chronicles 6:16 Parallel Commentaries

In Galilee at the Time of Our Lord
"If any one wishes to be rich, let him go north; if he wants to be wise, let him come south." Such was the saying, by which Rabbinical pride distinguished between the material wealth of Galilee and the supremacy in traditional lore claimed for the academies of Judaea proper. Alas, it was not long before Judaea lost even this doubtful distinction, and its colleges wandered northwards, ending at last by the Lake of Gennesaret, and in that very city of Tiberias which at one time had been reputed unclean!
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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

Exodus 6:16
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations; Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari: and the years of the life of Levi were an hundred thirty and seven years.

Numbers 26:57
And these are they that were numbered of the Levites after their families: of Gershon, the family of the Gershonites: of Kohath, the family of the Kohathites: of Merari, the family of the Merarites.

1 Chronicles 6:15
And Jehozadak went into captivity, when the LORD carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.

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

1 Chronicles 15:4
And David assembled the children of Aaron, and the Levites:

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