8 The sons of Laadan; the chief was Jehiel, and Zetham, and Joel, three.

Other Translations of 1 Chronicles 23:8

New International Version

8 The sons of Ladan: Jehiel the first, Zetham and Joel-three in all.

English Standard Version

8 The sons of Ladan: Jehiel the chief, and Zetham, and Joel, three.

The Message

8 The three sons of Ladan: Jehiel, Zetham, and Joel.

New King James Version

8 The sons of Laadan: the first Jehiel, then Zetham and Joel--three in all.

New Living Translation

8 Three of the descendants of Libni were Jehiel (the family leader), Zetham, and Joel.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 23:8

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.