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1 Chronicles 25:7

    1 Chronicles 25:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 25:7

    Fourscore - Eighty.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 25:7

    Two hundred fourscore and eight - That it twelve classes of twenty-four Levites each; for two hundred and eighty-eight divided by twelve quotes twenty-four.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 25:7

    With their brethren - i. e., "with others of the tribe of Levi." Each son of Asaph, Jeduthun, and Heman, was at the head of a band of twelve skilled musicians, consisting partly of his own sons, partly of Levites belonging to other families 1 Chronicles 25:9-31. The 24 band-leaders, together with their bands, formed a body of 288 persons (24 x 12 equals 288) Besides these, we hear of there being above 3,700 singers, who were probably divided, like the trained musicians, into 24 courses, which must have contained about 155 each 1 Chronicles 23:5.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 25:7

    25:7 Cunning - Who were so skilful that they were able to teach others; and together with their scholars, made up the four thousand mentioned chap.23:5.