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Charles John Ellicott

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers - 1 Chronicles 2:6-8

(6-8) The sons of Zerah.—From this point our narrative ceases to depend entirely upon the data of Genesis. read more

William Nicoll

Expositor's Bible Commentary - 1 Chronicles 2:1-55

NAMES1 Chronicles 1:1-54; 1 Chronicles 2:1-55; 1 Chronicles 3:1-24; 1 Chronicles 4:1-43; 1 Chronicles 5:1-26; 1 Chronicles 6:1-81; 1 Chronicles 7:1-40; 1 Chronicles 8:1-40; 1 Chronicles 9:1-44THE first nine chapters of Chronicles form, with a few slight exceptions, a continuous list of names. It is the largest extant collection of Hebrew names. Hence these chapters may be used as a text for the exposition of any spiritual significance to be derived from Hebrew names either individually or... read more

Arno Clemens Gaebelein

Arno Gaebelein's Annotated Bible - 1 Chronicles 2:1-55

2. The Sons of Israel and the Descendants of Judah (2:1-4:23) CHAPTER 2 From Israel to Caleb 1. The sons of Israel (1 Chronicles 2:1-2 ) 2. The sons of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:3-12 ) 3. The offspring of Jesse (1 Chronicles 2:13-17 ) 4. The descendants of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:18-24 ) 5. The descendants of Jerahmeel (1 Chronicles 2:25-41 ) 6. Other descendants of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:42-55 ) After the twelve sons of Israel (Jacob) are named, Judah and his sons are mentioned. The... read more

John Calvin

Geneva Study Bible - 1 Chronicles 2:6

2:6 And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and {b} Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.(b) Of these read 1 Kings 4:31. read more

James Gray

James Gray's Concise Bible Commentary - 1 Chronicles 2:1-55

GENEALOGIES AND PEDIGREES INTRODUCTION With this begins the study of those historical books of the Old Testament written shortly after the return from the Babylonian captivity, the remainder of the series including 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. “Chronicles” means “diaries” or “journal,” and the books recapitulate sacred history from the time of Adam, in which the earlier books of the Old Testament are drawn upon and occasionally supplemented. The Holy Spirit, who is the real... read more

Joseph Parker

The People's Bible by Joseph Parker - 1 Chronicles 2:1-55

The Sons of Israel: Their Genealogy Typical Sinners 1 Chronicles 2:0 All this elaborate tracing of family lines shows that the historian is about to conduct his enquiries upon a complete and exact basis. We acquire confidence in the man by the minuteness of the very details, which at first taxes both our patience and our memory. The names may be so read as to constitute only an elaborate catalogue, in which case the spirit of unity would be lost, and the whole process would end in nothingness... read more

Robert Hawker

Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary - 1 Chronicles 2:4-14

Observe how fast the strides are made to get on to David, in order, still to the same end, to lead to David's Lord, the Rod that was to arise out of the stem of Jesse. Isaiah 11:1 . read more

George Haydock

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary - 1 Chronicles 2:6

Zamri, or Zabdi, Josue vii. 1. --- Etham. Similar names occur [in] 3 Kings iv. 30. But they seem to have been different persons. read more

Paul E. Kretzmann

The Popular Commentary by Paul E. Kretzmann - 1 Chronicles 2:1-17

From Israel to Jesse v. 1. These are the sons of Israel, that Isaiah of Jacob, the son of Isaac, the bearer of the Messianic promise: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun, the six sons of Leah, v. 2. Dan, the older son of Rachel's maid, Joseph and Benjamin, the two sons of Rachel, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher, the remaining sons of the handmaids. v. 3. The sons of Judah, who became the bearer of the Messianic promise, Genesis 49:10; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, which three... read more

Johann Peter Lange

Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures: Critical, Doctrinal and Homiletical - 1 Chronicles 2:1-55

b. The Sons of Israel, and the Generation of Judah down to David, with David’s Descendants to Elioenai and his Seven Sons.—1 Chronicles 2:1 to 1 Chronicles 4:231. The Twelve Sons of Israel and the Descendants of Judah: 1 Chronicles 2:1-41 (with an Appendix relating chiefly to the Posterity of Caleb: 1 Chronicles 2:42-55)1 Chronicles 2:1 These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon (Shimon), Levi, and Judah, 2Issachar, and Zebulun. Dan, Joseph and Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Assher. 3The sons... read more

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