Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father's household, one class.

King James Version

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they were in one reckoning, according to their father's house.

Holman Bible

Jahath was the first and Zizah was the second; however, Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became an ancestral house [and received] a single assignment.

International Standard Version

Jahath served as chief and Zizah was second in rank, but since Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, they were enrolled as a single family unit.

A Conservative Version

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second. But Jeush and Beriah had not many sons. Therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

American Standard Version

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they became a fathers house in one reckoning.

Amplified

Jahath was chief and Zizah the second, but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons [not enough for a father's house or clan]; so they were counted together as one father's house.

Bible in Basic English

Jahath was the chief and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah had only a small number of sons, so they were grouped together as one family.

Darby Translation

And Jahath was the head, and Ziza the second; and Jeush and Beriah had not many sons: as father's house, therefore, they were reckoned as one.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jahath was the first, and Zizah the second, but Jeush and Beriah did not multiply in many sons; therefore, they were in one reckoning, according to their father's house.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jahath will be head, and Ziza, the second: and Jeush and Beriah did not multiply sons; and they will be to the father's house for one reviewing.

King James 2000

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they were in one reckoning, as one father's house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second, but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons. They were enrolled as one for the house of a father.

Modern King James verseion

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second. But Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons. Therefore they were in one roster, according to their father's house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jahath was the chief, Zina the second. But Jeush and Beriah had not many sons, and therefore they were reckoned for one ancient household.

NET Bible

Jahath was the oldest and Zizah the second oldest. Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they were considered one family with one responsibility.

New Heart English Bible

Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons; therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jahath was chief, and Zizah the second, - but, Jeush and Beriah, had not many sons, so they became an ancestral house, by one reckoning.

Webster

And Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah had not many sons; therefore they were in one reckoning, according to their father's house.

World English Bible

Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second: but Jeush and Beriah didn't have many sons; therefore they became a fathers' house in one reckoning.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jahath is the head, and Zizah the second, and Jeush and Beriah have not multiplied sons, and they become the house of a father by one numbering.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יחת 
Yachath 
Usage: 8

was the chief
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and Zizah
זיזה 
Ziyzah 
Usage: 1

the second
שׁני 
Sheniy 
Usage: 156

but Jeush
יעוּשׁ 
Y@`uwsh 
Usage: 9

and Beriah
בּריעה 
B@riy`ah 
Usage: 11

had not many
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

פּקדּה 
P@quddah 
Usage: 32

Context Readings

David Organizes The Levites

10 The sons of Shimei were Jahath, Zina, Jeush and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei. 11 Jahath was the first and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah did not have many sons, so they became a father's household, one class. 12 The sons of Kohath were four: Amram, Izhar, Hebron and Uzziel.





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