Parallel Verses

Webster

Also Hosah of the children of Merari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for though he was not the first-born, yet his father made him the chief;)

New American Standard Bible

Also Hosah, one of the sons of Merari had sons: Shimri the first (although he was not the firstborn, his father made him first),

King James Version

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the chief;)

Holman Bible

Hosah, from the Merarites, also had sons: Shimri the first (although he was not the firstborn, his father had appointed him as the first),

International Standard Version

Hosah, one of Merari's sons, had these sons: Shimri their chief (though not the firstborn, his father had appointed him chief),

A Conservative Version

Also Hosah, of the sons of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief (for though he was not the first-born, yet his father made him chief),

American Standard Version

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief, (for though he was not the first-born, yet his father made him chief),

Amplified

Also Hosah, of the sons of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief (he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him chief),

Bible in Basic English

And Hosah, a son of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief (for though he was not the oldest, his father made him chief);

Darby Translation

And Hosah, of the sons of Merari, had sons: Shimri the head, for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the head;

Julia Smith Translation

And to Hosah from the sons of Merari, Shimri the head, (for he was not the first-born, and his father will set him for head;)

King James 2000

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons; Shimri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him the chief;)

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Hosah, from the sons of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief (though he was not firstborn, his father appointed him as chief),

Modern King James verseion

Also to Hosah, of the sons of Merari, were sons: Simri was the chief (though not the first-born, yet his father made him the chief),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Hosah of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief, yet he was not the eldest, but his father made him the chiefest.

NET Bible

Hosah, one of the descendants of Merari, had sons: The firstborn Shimri (he was not actually the firstborn, but his father gave him that status),

New Heart English Bible

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him chief),

The Emphasized Bible

And, Hosah of the sons of Merari, had sons, - Shimri the chief, for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father, made him, chief.

World English Bible

Also Hosah, of the children of Merari, had sons: Shimri the chief, (for though he was not the firstborn, yet his father made him chief),

Youngs Literal Translation

and to Hosah, of the sons of Merari, are sons: Shimri the head (though he was not first-born, yet his father setteth him for head),

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חסה 
Chocah 
Usage: 5

of Merari
מררי 
M@rariy 
Usage: 39

שׁמרי 
Shimriy 
Usage: 4

the chief
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

for though he was not the firstborn
בּכור 
B@kowr 
Usage: 117

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

Context Readings

The Divisions Of The Gatekeepers

9 And Meshelemiah had sons and brethren, strong men, eighteen. 10 Also Hosah of the children of Merari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for though he was not the first-born, yet his father made him the chief;) 11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, Zechariah the fourth: all the sons and brethren of Hosah were thirteen.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 16:38

And Obed-edom with their brethren, sixty and eight; Obed-edom also the son of Jeduthun and Hosah to be porters:

1 Chronicles 5:1-2

Now the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel, (for he was the first-born; but, forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his birth-right was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the birth-right.

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