16 Of the sons of Gershom, Shebuel [1] was the chief.

Other Translations of 1 Chronicles 23:16

New International Version

16 The descendants of Gershom: Shubael was the first.

English Standard Version

16 The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.

The Message

16 Shubael was the first son of Gershom.

New King James Version

16 Of the sons of Gershon, Shebuel was the first.

New Living Translation

16 The descendants of Gershom included Shebuel, the family leader.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 23:16

Commentary on 1 Chronicles 23:1-23

(Read 1 Chronicles 23:1-23)

David, having given charge concerning the building of the temple, settles the method of the temple service, and orders the officers of it. When those of the same family were employed together, it would engage them to love and assist one another.