1 Chronicles 1:48
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New International Version
When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth on the river succeeded him as king.

King James Bible
And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead.

Darby Bible Translation
And Samlah died; and Saul of Rehoboth on the river reigned in his stead.

World English Bible
Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth by the River reigned in his place.

Young's Literal Translation
and Samlah dieth, and reign in his stead doth Shaul from Rehoboth of the River;

1 Chronicles 1:48 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

By the river - "Shaul of Plathiutha, a great city, built on the banks of the Euphrates." - T.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shaul. The original is uniformly Sha?l.

Genesis 36:37 And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the river reigned in his stead.


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

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