Bible Verse Explanations and Resources


1 Chronicles 1:46

Adam Clarke
Bible Commentary

Smote Midian - Nothing is known of this war.

Albert Barnes
Notes on the Whole Bible
Verses 43-54

The slight differences favor the view, that the writer of Chronicles has here, as elsewhere, abridged from Genesis (see the marginal references).

Matthew Henry
Concise Bible Commentary
The genealogy is from hence confined to the posterity of Abraham. Let us take occasion from reading these lists of names, to think of the multitudes that have gone through this world, have done their parts in it, and then quitted it. As one generation, even of sinful men, passes away, another comes. Ec 1:4; Nu 32:14, and will do so while the earth remains. Short is our passage through time into eternity. May we be distinguished as the Lord's people.