1-chronicles 15 :22

1-chronicles 15 :22 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was master of the music: he gave directions about the song, because he was expert.

Webster's Revision

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was for song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.

World English Bible

Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song: he instructed about the song, because he was skillful.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And Chenaniah, chief of the Levites, was over the song: he instructed about the song, because he was skilful.

Definitions for 1-chronicles 15 :22

Clarke's Commentary on 1-chronicles 15 :22

Chenaniah - he instructed about the song - This appears to have been the master singer; he gave the key and the time, for he presided במשא bemassa, in the elevation, probably meaning what is called pitching the tune, for he was skillful in music, and powerful in his voice, and well qualified to lead the band: be might have been precentor.

Barnes's Commentary on 1-chronicles 15 :22

For song - See the margin. Hebraists are still at variance as to the meaning of this passage, some supposing elevation or, delivery of the voice, others elevation of the ark, to be intended.

Wesley's Commentary on 1-chronicles 15 :22

15:22 For song - He was the moderator of the musick, instructing them when and how to lift up their voices, or change their notes, or make their stops.
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