Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Of the sons of Benjamin, Saul's kinsmen, 3,000; for until now the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

King James Version

And of the children of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept the ward of the house of Saul.

Holman Bible

From the Benjaminites, the relatives of Saul: 3,000 (up to that time the majority of the Benjaminites maintained their allegiance to the house of Saul).

International Standard Version

The tribe of Benjamin, relatives of Saul numbered 3,000, of whom most had remained allied to what remained of Saul's dynasty.

A Conservative Version

And of the sons of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand, for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

American Standard Version

And of the children of Benjamin, the brethren of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

Amplified

Of the Benjamites, the kindred of [King] Saul, 3,000 -- "hitherto the majority of them had kept their allegiance [to Saul] and the charge of the house of Saul;

Bible in Basic English

And of the children of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand; for up to that time the greater part of them had been true to Saul.

Darby Translation

And of the children of Benjamin, the brethren of Saul, three thousand; but hitherto the greater part of them had adhered to the house of Saul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Of the sons of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand; for in that time many of them had the charge of the house of Saul.

Julia Smith Translation

And from the sons of Benjamin the brethren of Saul, three thousand: and hitherto from many of them watching the watches of the house of Saul

King James 2000

And of the children of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand: for until now the greatest part of them had remained loyal to the house of Saul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the men of Benjamin, kinsmen of Saul, three thousand, and {even still} the majority of them {remained loyal} to the house of Saul.

Modern King James verseion

And the sons of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul were three thousand. And before, the most of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And of the children of Benjamin the brethren of Saul, were three thousand. And a great part of them did yet follow the house of Saul.

NET Bible

From Benjamin, Saul's tribe, there were 3,000, most of whom, up to that time, had been loyal to Saul.

New Heart English Bible

Of the children of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

New simplified Bible

From the tribe of Benjamin, Saul's relatives, there were three thousand warriors. Most of the men from Benjamin had remained loyal to Saul until this time.

The Emphasized Bible

And, of the sons of Benjamin, brethren of Saul, three thousand, - and, hitherto, the greater part of them, had been keeping the charge of the house of Saul.

Webster

And of the children of Benjamin, the kindred of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept the ward of the house of Saul.

World English Bible

Of the children of Benjamin, the brothers of Saul, three thousand: for hitherto the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

Youngs Literal Translation

And of the sons of Benjamin, brethren of Saul, are three thousand, and hitherto their greater part are keeping the charge of the house of Saul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And of the children

Usage: 0

בּנימין 
Binyamiyn 
Usage: 166

the kindred
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

of Saul
שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

מרבּית 
Marbiyth 
Usage: 5

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the ward
משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Context Readings

David And His Mighty Men At Ziklag

28 also Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty-two captains. 29 Of the sons of Benjamin, Saul's kinsmen, 3,000; for until now the greatest part of them had kept their allegiance to the house of Saul. 30 Of the sons of Ephraim 20,800, mighty men of valor, famous men in their fathers' households.



Cross References

2 Samuel 2:8-9

But Abner the son of Ner, commander of Saul's army, had taken Ish-bosheth the son of Saul and brought him over to Mahanaim.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were equipped with bows, using both the right hand and the left to sling stones and to shoot arrows from the bow; they were Saul's kinsmen from Benjamin.

Genesis 31:23

then he took his kinsmen with him and pursued him a distance of seven days' journey, and he overtook him in the hill country of Gilead.



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