1 Chronicles 6:4
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New International Version
Eleazar was the father of Phinehas, Phinehas the father of Abishua,

King James Bible
Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas begat Abishua,

Darby Bible Translation
Eleazar begot Phinehas; Phinehas begot Abishua,

World English Bible
Eleazar became the father of Phinehas, Phinehas became the father of Abishua,

Young's Literal Translation
Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas begat Abishua,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Eleazar begat Phinehas - As the high priesthood continued in this family for a long time, the sacred historian confines himself to this chiefly, omitting Nadab and Abihu, and even the family of Ithamar.

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1 Chronicles 6:50 And these are the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,

1 Chronicles 9:20 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar was the ruler over them in time past, and the LORD was with him.

Exodus 6:25 And Eleazar Aaron's son took him one of the daughters of Putiel to wife; and she bore him Phinehas...

Numbers 25:6-11,13 And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought to his brothers a Midianitish woman in the sight of Moses...

Numbers 31:6 And Moses sent them to the war, a thousand of every tribe, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war...

Joshua 22:13,30-32 And the children of Israel sent to the children of Reuben, and to the children of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh...

Joshua 24:33 And Eleazar the son of Aaron died; and they buried him in a hill that pertained to Phinehas his son...

Judges 20:28 And Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, stood before it in those days,) saying...

Ezra 8:2 Of the sons of Phinehas; Gershom: of the sons of Ithamar; Daniel: of the sons of David; Hattush.

Psalm 106:30,31 Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed...


Ezra 7:1-5 Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah...

David's Choristers
'They stood in their office, according to their order.'--1 CHRON. vi. 32 (R.V. margin). This brief note is buried in the catalogue of the singers appointed by David for 'the service of song in the house of the Lord.' The waves of their choral praise have long ages since ceased to eddy round the 'tabernacle of the tent of meeting,' and all that is left of their melodious companies is a dry list of names, in spite of which the dead owners of them are nameless. But the chronicler's description of them
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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
2 Samuel 8:17
Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary;

1 Chronicles 6:3
The children of Amram: Aaron, Moses and Miriam. The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

1 Chronicles 6:5
Abishua the father of Bukki, Bukki the father of Uzzi,

1 Chronicles 6:50
These were the descendants of Aaron: Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,

Ezra 7:1
After these things, during the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah,

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