Parallel Verses

NET Bible

So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; one of his relatives, Asaph son of Berechiah; one of the descendants of Merari, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

New American Standard Bible

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah,

King James Version

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

Holman Bible

So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; from his relatives, Asaph son of Berechiah; and from their relatives the Merarites, Ethan son of Kushaiah.

International Standard Version

So the descendants of Levi appointed Joel's son Heman, his relative Berechiah's son Asaph, as well as certain relatives of Merari's sons, including Kushaiah's son Ethan,

A Conservative Version

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel. And of his brothers, Asaph the son of Berechiah. And of the sons of Merari their brothers, Ethan the son of Kushaiah.

American Standard Version

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

Amplified

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel, and from his relatives, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their relatives, Ethan the son of Kushaiah,

Bible in Basic English

So Heman, the son of Joel, and, of his brothers, Asaph, the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brothers, Ethan, the son of Kushaiah, were put in position by the Levites;

Darby Translation

And the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

Julia Smith Translation

And the Levites wilt set up He-man son of Joel; and from his brethren, Asaph son of Berechiah; and from the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

King James 2000

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

Lexham Expanded Bible

So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel, and from his brothers, Asaph the son of Berekiah, and from the sons of Merari, their brothers, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

Modern King James verseion

And the Levites chose Heman the son of Joel, and of his brothers, Asaph the son of Berechiah. And from the sons of Merari their brothers, was Ethan the son of Kushaiah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel: and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Barachiah. And of the sons of Merari, their brethren: Ethan the son of Kushaiah.

New Heart English Bible

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brothers, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brothers, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

The Emphasized Bible

So the Levites caused to stand, Heman son of Joel, and, of his brethren, Asaph, son of Berechiah, - and, of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan, son of Kushaiah;

Webster

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

World English Bible

So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brothers, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brothers, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Levites appoint Heman son of Joel, and of his brethren, Asaph son of Berechiah, and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the Levites
לוי לויּי 
Leviyiy 
Usage: 283

הימן 
heyman 
Usage: 17

of Joel
יואל 
Yow'el 
Usage: 19

and of his brethren
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

אסף 
'Acaph 
Usage: 46

בּרכיהוּ בּרכיה 
Berekyah 
Usage: 11

and of the sons

Usage: 0

of Merari
מררי 
M@rariy 
Usage: 39

איתן 
'Eythan 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

David's Wives And Children

16 David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint some of their relatives as musicians; they were to play various instruments, including stringed instruments and cymbals, and to sing loudly and joyfully. 17 So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; one of his relatives, Asaph son of Berechiah; one of the descendants of Merari, Ethan son of Kushaiah; 18 along with some of their relatives who were second in rank, including Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, the gatekeepers.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 6:33

These are the ones who served along with their sons: From the Kohathites: Heman the musician, son of Joel, son of Samuel,

1 Chronicles 6:39

Serving beside him was his fellow Levite Asaph, son of Berechiah, son of Shimea,

1 Chronicles 6:44

Serving beside them were their fellow Levites, the descendants of Merari, led by Ethan, son of Kishi, son of Abdi, son of Malluch,

1 Samuel 8:2

The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second son was Abijah. They were judges in Beer Sheba.

1 Chronicles 15:19

The musicians Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were to sound the bronze cymbals;

1 Chronicles 25:1-5

David and the army officers selected some of the sons of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun to prophesy as they played stringed instruments and cymbals. The following men were assigned this responsibility:

Psalm 73:1

A psalm by Asaph. Certainly God is good to Israel, and to those whose motives are pure!

Psalm 83:1

A song, a psalm of Asaph. O God, do not be silent! Do not ignore us! Do not be inactive, O God!

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