1st Chronicles, Chapter 6
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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,
6:10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he [it is] that executed the
b priest's office in the temple that Solomon built in
(b) And valiantly resisted king Uzziah, who would have
usurped the priest's office (2Ch 26:17,18).
6:15 And c Jehozadak went [into captivity], when the LORD
carried away Judah and Jerusalem by the hand of
(c) That is, he was led into captivity with his father
Seraiah the high priest, (2Ki 25:18).
6:22 The sons of Kohath; d Amminadab his son, Korah his son,
Assir his son,
(d) Who seems to be called Izhar, (Ex 6:21).
6:28 And the sons of Samuel; the firstborn e Vashni, and
6:31 And these [are they] whom David set over the service of
song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had f
(f) After it was brought to the place where the temple
would be built and was no longer carried to and fro.
6:39 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, (1Ch 6:33).
6:48 Their i brethren also the Levites [were] k appointed
unto all manner of service of the tabernacle of the house
(i) The Levites are called the singers brothers because
they came from the same stock.
6:54 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 lot.
(k) Read (Nu 4:4).
(l) Or, cities which were given to the Levites.
6:55 And they gave them n Hebron in the land of Judah, and the
suburbs thereof round about it.
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 suburbs,
(m) They were first appointed, and prepared for.
(o) That he that had killed a man might flee to it for help
till his case was tried, (De 19:2).
6:58 And p Hilen with her suburbs, Debir with her suburbs,
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]
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 cities.
(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, (1Ch 6:66).
6:71 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.
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