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1 Chronicles 1:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the sons of Javan: Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Rodanim.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The sons of Javan [were] Elishah, Tarshish, Kittim and Rodanim.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the sons of Javan; Elisha, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the sons of Javan: Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Rodanim.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the sons of Javan, Elishah, and Tarshish,—Kittim, and Rodanim.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And sons of Javan: Elisha, and Tarshishah, Kittim, and Dodanim.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the sons of Javan: Elisa and Tharsis, Cethim and Dodanim.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the sonnes of Iauan: Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the sons of Jovan, Helisa, and Tharshish{gr.Tharsis}, the Citians, and Rhodians.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the sons of Yawan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the sons 1121
{1121} Prime
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Ywn יָוָן; 3120
{3120} Prime
Probably from the same as H3196; effervescing (that is, hot and active); Javan, the name of a son of Joktan, and of the race (Ionians, that is, Greeks) descended from him, with their territory; also of a place in Arabia.
l אֱלִישָׁה, 473
{0473} Prime
Probably of foreign derivation; Elishah, a son of Javan.
and Tar תַּרשִׁישׁ, 8659
{8659} Prime
Probably the same as H8658 (as the region of the stone, or the reverse); Tarshish, a place on the Mediterranean, hence the epithet of a merchant vessel (as if for or from that port); also the name of a Persian and of an Israelite.
Cittm כִּתִּים, 3794
{3794} Prime
Patrial from an unused name denoting Cyprus (only in the plural); a Kittite or Cypriote; hence an islander in general, that is, the Greeks or Romans on the shores opposite Palestine.
and Dnm דֹּדָנִים. 1721
{1721} Prime
The second form is used by orthographical error in 1 Chronicles 1:7. A plural of uncertain derivation; Dodanites, or descendants of a son of Javan.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 1:4-23.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 1:1-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Psalms 72:10 The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
Isaiah 66:19 And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, [to] Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, [to] Tubal, and Javan, [to] the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.

These, and other words ending in im, forming the Hebrew plural, are not the names of individuals, but of nations.
Numbers 24:24 And ships [shall come] from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.
Isaiah 23:1 The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish; for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in: from the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.
Isaiah 23:12 And he said, Thou shalt no more rejoice, O thou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon: arise, pass over to Chittim; there also shalt thou have no rest.
Jeremiah 2:10 For pass over the isles of Chittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently, and see if there be such a thing.
Ezekiel 27:6 [Of] the oaks of Bashan have they made thine oars; the company of the Ashurites have made thy benches [of] ivory, [brought] out of the isles of Chittim.
Daniel 11:30 For the ships of Chittim shall come against him: therefore he shall be grieved, and return, and have indignation against the holy covenant: so shall he do; he shall even return, and have intelligence with them that forsake the holy covenant.
, Chittim

or, Rodanim, according to some copies
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