New International Version
Joel son of Zikri was their chief officer, and Judah son of Hassenuah was over the New Quarter of the city.
King James Bible
And Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer: and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city.
Darby Bible Translation
and Joel the son of Zicri was their overseer, and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city.
World English Bible
Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer; and Judah the son of Hassenuah was second over the city.
Young's Literal Translation
And Joel son of Zichri is inspector over them, and Judah son of Senuah is over the city -- second.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Joel - was their overseer - Joel was chief or magistrate over those, and Judah was his second or deputy. Perhaps each had a different office, but that of Joel was the chief.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Lydda was a village, not yielding to a city in greatness." Concerning its situation, and distance from Jerusalem, the Misna hath these words: "The vineyard of four years" (that is, the fruit of a vineyard now of four years' growth; for, for the first three years, they were trees, as it were, not circumcised) "was brought to Jerusalem, in the space of a day's journey on every side. Now these were the bounds of it; Elath on the south; Acrabatta on the north; Lydda on the west; and Jordan on the east." …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
The sons of Izhar were Korah, Nepheg and Zikri.
and his followers, Gabbai and Sallai--928 men.
From the priests: Jedaiah; the son of Joiarib; Jakin;
The chief officer of the Levites in Jerusalem was Uzzi son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Mika. Uzzi was one of Asaph's descendants, who were the musicians responsible for the service of the house of God.
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