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1 Chronicles 8:1

    1 Chronicles 8:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Benjamin begat Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Benjamin was the father of Bela his oldest son, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

    Webster's Revision

    And Benjamin begat Bela his first-born, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

    World English Bible

    Benjamin became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third;

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 8:1

    Begat - To bear; to bring forth.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 8:1

    Now Benjamin begat, etc. - See what has been said on the preceding chapter, 1 Chronicles 7:6 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 8:1

    The reason of this return to the genealogy of the Benjamites seems to be the desire to connect the genealogical introduction with the historical body of the work. As the history is to begin with Saul, the genealogical portion is made to end with an account of the family of this Benjamite monarch.