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Bible Commentaries

Geneva Study Bible

1 Chronicles 7

Verse 1

7:1 Now the sons of Issachar [were], Tola, and Puah, {a} Jashub, and Shimron, four.

(a) Who also is called Job, Genesis 46:13.

Verse 2

7:2 And the sons of Tola; Uzzi, and Rephaiah, and Jeriel, and Jahmai, and Jibsam, and Shemuel, heads of their father’s house, [to wit], of Tola: [they were] valiant men of might in their generations; {b} whose number [was] in the days of David two and twenty thousand and six hundred.

(b) That is, their number was found to be this big when David counted the people, 2 Samuel 24:1.

Verse 3

7:3 And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, {c} five: all of them chief men.

(c) Meaning, the four sons and the father.

Verse 6

7:6 [The sons] of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and {d} Jediael, {e} three.

(d) Also called Ashbel, Genesis 46:21, Numbers 26:38.

(e) Who were the chief: or else there were seven in all as it appears in Genesis 46:21.

Verse 12

7:12 Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, [and] Hushim, the sons of {f} Aher.

(f) Meaning that he was not the son of Benjamin, but of Dan Genesis 46:23.

Verse 13

7:13 The sons of Naphtali; Jahziel, and Guni, and Jezer, and Shallum, {g} the sons of Bilhah.

(g) These came from Dan and Naphtali, who were the sons of Bilhah, Genesis 46:23-25.

Verse 18

7:18 And {h} his sister Hammoleketh bare Ishod, and Abiezer, and Mahalah.

(h) Meaning, the sister of Gilead.

Verse 21

7:21 And Zabad his son, and Shuthelah his son, and Ezer, and Elead, whom the men of {i} Gath [that were] born in [that] land slew, because they came down to take away their cattle.

(i) Which was one of the five principal cities of the Philistines and who slew the Ephraimites.

Verse 25

7:25 And Rephah [was] his {k} son, also Resheph, and Telah his son, and Tahan his son,

(k) That is, of Ephraim.

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Bibliographical Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 7". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/gsb/1-chronicles-7.html. 1599-1645.