1 Samuel 8:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah, and they served at Beersheba.

New Living Translation
Joel and Abijah, his oldest sons, held court in Beersheba.

English Standard Version
The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.

Berean Study Bible
The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second was Abijah. They were judges in Beersheba.

New American Standard Bible
The name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in Beersheba.

NASB 1995
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in Beersheba.

NASB 1977
Now the name of his first-born was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in Beersheba.

Amplified Bible
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in Beersheba.

Christian Standard Bible
His firstborn son’s name was Joel and his second was Abijah. They were judges in Beer-sheba.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His firstborn son's name was Joel and his second was Abijah. They were judges in Beer-sheba.

Good News Translation
The older son was named Joel and the younger one Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The name of his firstborn son was Joel; the name of his second son was Abijah. They were judges in Beersheba.

International Standard Version
The name of his firstborn son was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah. They were judges in Beer-sheba.

NET Bible
The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second son was Abijah. They were judges in Beer Sheba.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.

New King James Version
The name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beersheba.

King James 2000 Bible
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beersheba.

New Heart English Bible
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beersheba.

World English Bible
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beersheba.

American King James Version
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.

American Standard Version
Now the name of his first-born was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beer-sheba.

A Faithful Version
And the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second was Abiah, judges in Beersheba.

Darby Bible Translation
And the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah; they judged in Beer-sheba.

English Revised Version
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beer-sheba.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now the name of his first-born was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beer-sheba.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
(And the name of his eldest sonne was Ioel, and the name of the second Abiah) euen Iudges in Beer-sheba.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The name of his eldest sonne was Ioel, and the name of the seconde Abia, and they were iudges in Beerseba.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
His firstborne sonne was called Ioel & the secode Abia, & they were iudges at Bersaba.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the name of his firstborn son is Joel, and the name of his second Abiah, judges in Beer-Sheba:

Young's Literal Translation
And the name of his first-born son is Joel, and the name of his second Abiah, judges in Beer-Sheba:

Smith's Literal Translation
And the name of his son the firstborn will be Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: judges at the Well of the Oath.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Now the name of his firstborn son was Joel: and the name of the second was Abia, judges in Bersabee.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Now the name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of the second was Abijah: judges at Beersheba.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abia; they were Judges in Beersheba

Lamsa Bible
Now the name of his first-born son was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah; they were judges in Beer-sheba.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Now the name of his first-born was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beer-sheba.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And these are the names of his sons; Joel the first-born, and the name of the second Abia, judges in Bersabee.








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