The descendants of Gershom: Shubael was the first.
The son of Gershom was Shebuel the chief.
The descendants of Gershom included Shebuel, the family leader.
Shubael was the first son of Gershom.
The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the first.
The sons of Gershom: Shebuel the chief.
Of the sons of Gershon, Shebuel was the first.
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1 tn The Hebrew text has the plural “sons,” but only one name appears after this. The attached phrase “the oldest” might indicate that Shebuel was not Gershom’s only son, but note v. 17.
2 tc The LXX reads Σουβαηλ (Soubahl) here, a reading followed by NAB, NIV, NCV, CEV (“Shubael”); cf. 24:20.