New American Standard Bible
The sons of Zerah were Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol and Dara; five of them in all.
King James Bible
And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
Darby Bible Translation
And the sons of Zerah: Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
World English Bible
The sons of Zerah: Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara; five of them in all.
Young's Literal Translation
And sons of Zerah: Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara; all of them five.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The sons of Zerah - Here, for the first time, the writer of Chronicles draws from sources not otherwise known to us, recording facts not mentioned in the earlier Scriptures. Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara, sons of Zerah, are only known to us from this passage, since there are no sufficient grounds for identifying them with the "sons of Mahol" (marginal reference).
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
1 Kings 4:31
For he was wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman, Calcol and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and his fame was known in all the surrounding nations.
1 Chronicles 2:5
The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
1 Chronicles 2:7
The son of Carmi was Achar, the troubler of Israel, who violated the ban.
A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the choir director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
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