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Now the sons of Issachar were = And to the sons of Issachar belonged. Issachar born 1746 B.C.
the sons of Tola. Descendants of younger sons are contrasted with his firstborn Uzzi (verses: 1 Chronicles 7:3-4 ). These names occur nowhere else, and prove Chronicles to be entirely independent.
in the days of David. When he numbered the people (2 Samuel 24:0 ).
sons. A special various reading called Sevir ( App-34 ) reads "son".
three. In Genesis 46:21 there were ten. When Chronicles was written the others probably had become extinct. Even in Numbers 26:38 only five are mentioned. in 1 Chronicles 8:1 , 1 Chronicles 8:2 only five are given.
their fathers. Figure of speech Ellipsis ( App-6 ), "their fathers [houses]".
children = sons.
Hushim, the sons of Aher = Hushim the son of another, that other being Dan (Genesis 46:23 ). Not named here. For reason, see note below, and on Genesis 49:17 .
sons. Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of the Whole), for "son".
Aher. Hebrew. 'aher = another.
she = his wife.
Aramitess = Aramaean, or woman of Syria.
second: i.e. second son of Manasseh. Machir being the first.
daughters. Not sons (Numbers 27:1 ).
Bedan. The name of a judge (1 Samuel 12:11 ).
his sister: i.e. Gilead's sister.
Mahalah. Supply Figure of speech Ellipsis , "Mahalah [and Shemidah] and the sons". The name of one of the daughters of Zelophehad (Numbers 26:33 ).
they: i.e. the sons of Ephraim. A pre-Exodus raid, presuming perhaps on their descent from Joseph (Genesis 46:20 ), the governor of Egypt.
he = Ephraim. Born 1712. Compare Genesis 41:50 .
Beriah. An ancestor of Joshua. Not to be confounded with Beriah of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:13 ), who made a reprisal on Gath; or with Beriah of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:30 ).
Non = Nun, of Numbers 13:8 .
Gezer. See note on 1 Kings 9:15-17 .
towns. Hebrew daughters. Put by Figure of speech Catachresis ( App-6 ) for villages.
Gaza. Not the Gaza in Philistia assigned to Judah (Joshua 15:47 ).
Shamer: or Shomer, 1 Chronicles 7:32 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 7". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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