Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

So the number of them, with their brothers who were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all that were skillful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

New American Standard Bible

Their number who were trained in singing to the Lord, with their relatives, all who were skillful, was 288.

King James Version

So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that were cunning, was two hundred fourscore and eight.

Holman Bible

They numbered 288 together with their relatives who were all trained and skillful in music for the Lord.

International Standard Version

Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman were under command of the king. They and their relatives who had been skillfully trained in singing to the LORD, numbered 288.

A Conservative Version

And the number of them, with their brothers who were instructed in singing to LORD, even all who were skilful, was two hundred eighty-eight.

American Standard Version

And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in singing unto Jehovah, even all that were skilful, was two hundred fourscore and eight.

Amplified

So their number [who led the remainder of the 4,000], with their relatives who were trained in singing to the Lord, all who were skillful, was 288.

Bible in Basic English

And the number of them, with their brothers who were trained and expert in making melody to the Lord, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

Darby Translation

And the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all of them skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

Julia Smith Translation

And their number will be with their brethren teaching the song to Jehovah, all having understanding, two hundred eighty and eight

King James 2000

So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that were skillful, was two hundred fourscore and eight.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And their number, along with their brothers, trained singers, all the skilled people for Yahweh, were two hundred and eighty-eight.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the multitude of them were with their brethren that were cunning in the song of the LORD. And the number of all that taught, were two hundred and fourscore and eight.

NET Bible

They and their relatives, all of them skilled and trained to make music to the Lord, numbered two hundred eighty-eight.

New Heart English Bible

The number of them, with their brothers who were instructed in singing to the LORD, even all who were skillful, was two hundred eighty-eight.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the number of them - with their brethren, who were instructed in singing unto Yahweh, - even all the skilful, was two hundred and eighty-eight.

Webster

So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that were skillful, was two hundred and eighty eight.

World English Bible

The number of them, with their brothers who were instructed in singing to Yahweh, even all who were skillful, was two hundred eighty-eight.

Youngs Literal Translation

And their number, with their brethren -- taught in the song of Jehovah, all who are intelligent -- is two hundred, eighty and eight.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the number
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

of them, with their brethren
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

in the songs
שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

of the Lord

Usage: 0

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

שׁמונים שׁמנים 
Sh@moniym 
Usage: 38

References

Fausets

Context Readings

David Organizes The Musicians

6 All these were under the hands of their father for song in the house of Jehovah, with cymbals, harps and lyres, for the service of the house of God, according to the king's order to Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman. 7 So the number of them, with their brothers who were instructed in the songs of Jehovah, all that were skillful, was two hundred and eighty-eight. 8 And they cast lots, for duty, the small as well as the great, the teacher as the pupil.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 23:5

And four thousand were gatekeepers, and four thousand praised Jehovah with the instruments which David made for praising.

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