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1 Samuel 8:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Now the name of his first-born was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beer-sheba.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: [they were] judges in Beersheba.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; [they] were judging in Beersheba.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Now the name of his first-born was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: [they were] judges in Beer-sheba.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah; they judged in Beer-sheba.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and the name of his firstborn son was, Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah,—they were judges in Beer-sheba.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the name of his first-born son is Joel, and the name of his second Abiah, judges in Beer-Sheba:
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Now the name of his firstborn son was Joel: and the name of the second was Abia, judges in Bersabee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Now the name of his first borne was Ioel, and the name of his second, Abiah: [they were] Iudges in Beer-sheba.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And these [are] the names of his sons; Joel the first-born, and the name of the second Abia, judges in Beersheba{gr.Bersabee}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Now the name of his firstborn was Yoel; and the name of his second, Aviyyah: [they were] judges in Beer Sheva.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Now the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of his firstborn 1060
{1060} Prime
בְּכוֹר
b@kowr
{bek-ore'}
From H1069; firstborn; hence chief.
y1121
[1121] Standard
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
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.).
was x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
Yl יוֹאֵל; 3100
{3100} Prime
יוֹאֵל
Yow'el
{yo-ale'}
From H3068 and H0410; Jehovah (is his) God; Joel, the name of twelve Israelites.
and the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of his second, 4932
{4932} Prime
מִשְׁנֶה
mishneh
{mish-neh'}
From H8138; properly a repetition, that is, a duplicate (copy of a document), or a double (in amount); by implication a second (in order, rank, age, quality or location).
viyy אֲבִיָּה: 29
{0029} Prime
אֲבִיָּה
'Abiyah
{ab-ee-yaw'}
From H0001 and H3050; father (that is worshipper) of Jah; Abijah, the name of several Israelite men and two Israelitesses.
[they were] judges 8199
{8199} Prime
שָׁפַט
shaphat
{shaw-fat'}
A primitive root; to judge, that is, pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication to vindicate or punish; by extension to govern; passively to litigate (literally or figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in Br eva` בְּאֵר־שֶׁבַע. 884
{0884} Prime
בְּאֵר־שֶׁבַע
B@'er Sheba`
{be-ayr' sheh'-bah}
From H0875 and H7651 (in the sense of H7650); well of an oath; Beer Sheba, a place in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 8:1-5.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 8:1-3.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Samuel 8:2

Beer — sheba — In the southern border of the land of Canaan, which were very remote from his house at Ramah; where, and in the neighbouring places Samuel himself still executing the office of judge.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Samuel 8:2

Now the name of his firstborn was (b) Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: [they were] judges in Beersheba.

(b) Who was also called Vashni, (1 Chronicles 6:28).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Joel:

1 Chronicles 6:28 And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn Vashni, and Abiah.
1 Chronicles 6:38 The son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, the son of Israel.
, Vashni
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