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1 Chronicles 9:34

    1 Chronicles 9:34 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; these dwelt at Jerusalem.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    These chief fathers of the Levites were chief throughout their generations; these dwelled at Jerusalem.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    These were heads of fathers houses of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt at Jerusalem.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    These were heads of families of the Levites in their generations, chief men; they were living at Jerusalem.

    Webster's Revision

    These were heads of fathers houses of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt at Jerusalem.

    World English Bible

    These were heads of fathers' [houses] of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these lived at Jerusalem.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    These were heads of fathers' houses of the Levites, throughout their generations, chief men: these dwelt at Jerusalem.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 9:34

    Chief throughout their generations - The superintendents, that is, were the genealogical head of the different Levitical divisions, and bore special rule, each over those of his own blood and race. The hereditary principle prevailed, not only in the high priesthood, but also in the priestly offices of the second rank.