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1 Chronicles 4:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Chelub the brother of Shuhah begat Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, which [was] the father of Eshton.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Chelub the brother of Shuhah became the father of Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Chelub the brother of Shuah begat Mehir, who [was] the father of Eshton.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Chelub the brother of Shuah begot Mehir, who was the father of Eshton.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, Chelub the brother of Shuhah, begat Mehir, the same, was the father of Eshton.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Chelub brother of Shuah begat Mehir; he [is] father of Eshton.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Caleb the brother of Sua begot Mahir, who was the father of Esthon.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Chelub the brother of Shuah, begate Mehir, which [was] the father of Eshton.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Caleb{gr.Chaleb} the father of Achsah{gr.Ascha} begot Machir; he [was] the father of Assathon.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Keluv the brother of Shuchah begat Mechir, which [was] the father of Eshton.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Clv כְּלוּב 3620
{3620} Prime
כְּלוּב
K@luwb
{kel-oob'}
The same as H3619; Kelub, the name of two Israelites.
the brother 251
{0251} Prime
אָח
'ach
{awkh}
A primitive word; a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like H0001)).
of שׁוּחָה 7746
{7746} Prime
שׁוּחָה
Shuwchah
{shoo-khaw'}
The same as H7745; Shuchah, an Israelite.
begat 3205
{3205} Prime
יָלַד
yalad
{yaw-lad'}
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Mr מְחִיר, 4243
{4243} Prime
מְחִיר
M@chiyr
{mekh-eer'}
The same as H4242; price; Mechir, an Israelite.
which x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
[was] the father 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
of Etn אֶשׁתּוֹן. 850
{0850} Prime
אֶשְׁתּוֹן
'Eshtown
{esh-tone'}
Probably from the same as H7764; restful; Eshton, an Israelite.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

1 Chronicles 4:11-23

_ _ We may observe in these verses, 1. That here is a whole family of craftsmen, handicraft tradesmen, that applied themselves to all sorts of manufactures, in which they were ingenious and industrious above their neighbours, 1 Chronicles 4:14. There was a valley where they lived which was, from them, called the valley of craftsmen. Those that are craftsmen are not therefore to be looked upon as mean men. These craftsmen, though two of a trade often disagree, yet chose to live together, for the improving of arts by comparing notes, and that they might support one another's reputation. 2. That one of these married the daughter of Pharaoh (1 Chronicles 4:18), which was the common name of the kings of Egypt. If an Israelite in Egypt before the bondage began, while Joseph's merits were yet fresh in mind, was preferred to be the king's son-in-law, it is not to be thought strange: few Israelites could, like Moses, refuse an alliance with the court. 3. That another is said to be the father of the house of those that wrought fine linen, 1 Chronicles 4:21. It is inserted in their genealogy as their honour that they were the best weavers in the kingdom, and they brought up their children, from one generation to another, to the same business, not aiming to make them gentlemen. This Laadah is said to be the father of those that wrought fine linen, as before the flood Jubal is said to be the father of musicians and Jabal of shepherds, etc. His posterity inhabited the city of Mareshah, the manufacture or staple commodity of which place was linen-cloth, with which their kings and priests were clothed. 4. That another family had had dominion in Moab, but were now in servitude in Babylon, 1 Chronicles 4:22, 1 Chronicles 4:23. (1.) It was found among the ancient things that they had the dominion in Moab. Probably in David's time, when that country was conquered, they transplanted themselves thither, and were put in places of power there, which they held for several generations; but this was a great while ago, time out of mind. (2.) Their posterity were now potters and gardeners, as is supposed in Babylon, where they dwelt with the king for his work, got a good livelihood by their industry, and therefore cared not for returning with their brethren to their own land, after the years of captivity had expired. Those that now have dominion know not what their posterity may be reduced to, nor what mean employments they may be glad to take up with. But those were unworthy the name of Israelites that would dwell among plants and hedges rather than be at the pains to return to Canaan.

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