6:8 And Ahitub begat a Zadok, and Zadok begat Ahimaaz,
(a) Who was high priest after Abiathar was
deposed, according to the prophecy of Eli the priest, (1 Samuel
6:10 And Johanan begat
Azariah, (he [it is] that executed the b
priest's office in the temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem:)
(b) And valiantly resisted king Uzziah, who would
have usurped the priest's office (2 Chronicles
And c Jehozadak went [into captivity],
when the LORD carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of Nebuchadnezzar.
(c) That is, he was led into captivity with his
father Seraiah the high priest, (2 Kings
The sons of Kohath; d Amminadab his son,
Korah his son, Assir his son,
(d) Who seems to be called Izhar, (Exodus
And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn e
Vashni, and Abiah.
(e) Who is also called Joel, (1 Samuel
8:2; 1 Chronicles
And these [are they] whom David set over the service of song in the house of the
LORD, after that the ark had f rest.
(f) After it was brought to the place where the
temple would be built and was no longer carried to and fro.
And his brother h Asaph, who stood on
his right hand, [even] Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,
(h) Meaning, the son of Heman, (1 Chronicles
Their i brethren also the Levites [were]
k appointed unto all manner of service
of the tabernacle of the house of God.
(i) The Levites are called the singers brothers
because they came from the same stock.
(k) Read (Numbers
Now these [are] their l dwelling places
throughout their castles in their coasts, of the sons of Aaron, of the families
of the Kohathites: for theirs was the m
(l) Or, cities which were given to the Levites.
(m) They were first appointed, and prepared for.
6:55 And they gave them n
Hebron in the land of Judah, and the suburbs thereof round about it.
(n) Which was also called Kirjatharba, (Genesis
6:57 And to the sons of
Aaron they gave the cities of Judah, [namely], Hebron, [the city] of o
refuge, and Libnah with her suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa, with their
(o) That he that had killed a man might flee to
it for help till his case was tried, (Deuteronomy
6:58 And p
Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,
(p) Which Joshua called Holon, (Joshua
6:60 And out of the tribe
of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and q
Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs. All their cities
throughout their families [were] thirteen cities.
(q) Or, Almon (Joshua
6:61 And unto the sons of r
Kohath, [which were] left of the family of that tribe, [were cities given] out
of the half tribe, [namely, out of] the half [tribe] of Manasseh, by lot, ten
(r) That is, they gave a portion to the
Kohathites, who were the remnant of the tribe of Levi, out of the half tribe
of Manasseh and out of Ephraim, (1 Chronicles
Unto the sons of s Gershom [were given]
out of the family of the half tribe of Manasseh, Golan in Bashan with her
suburbs, and Ashtaroth with her suburbs:
(s) Who in the first verse is also called Gershon.