7 Of the Gershonites were, Laadan, [1] and Shimei.

Other Translations of 1 Chronicles 23:7

New International Version

7 Belonging to the Gershonites: Ladan and Shimei.

English Standard Version

7 The sons of GershonVulgate (compare Septuagint, Syriac); Hebrew to the Gershonite were Ladan and Shimei.

The Message

7 The Gershonites: Ladan and Shimei.

New King James Version

7 Of the Gershonites: Laadan and Shimei.

New Living Translation

7 The Gershonite family units were defined by their lines of descent from Libni and Shimei, the sons of Gershon.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 23:7

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.