Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three. And David appointed him over his guard.

King James Version

He was more honourable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.

Holman Bible

He was the most honored of the Thirty, but he did not become one of the Three. David put him in charge of his bodyguard.

International Standard Version

He was well known among the platoons, but he didn't measure up to the Three. David placed him in charge of his security detail.

A Conservative Version

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he did not attain to the [first] three. And David set him over his guard.

American Standard Version

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.

Amplified

He was more renowned than the Thirty, but he attained not to the [first] Three. David set him over his guard or council.

Bible in Basic English

He was honoured over the rest of the thirty, but he was not equal to the first three. And David put him over the fighting men who kept him safe.

Darby Translation

He was honoured above the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David set him in his council.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He had more honour than the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David put him in his council.

Julia Smith Translation

He was honored above the thirty, and to the three he came not. And David will set him to his audience.

King James 2000

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He [was] honored more than the thirty, but he did not come up to the three. David appointed him in charge of his bodyguard.

Modern King James verseion

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David set him over his guard.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David made him of his counsel.

NET Bible

He received honor from the thirty warriors, though he was not one of the three elite warriors. David put him in charge of his bodyguard.

New Heart English Bible

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he did not attain to the three. David set him over his guard.

The Emphasized Bible

He was the most honourable, of thirty, although, unto the three, he attained no, - so David added him to his council.

Webster

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.

World English Bible

He was more honorable than the thirty, but he didn't attain to the [first] three. David set him over his guard.

Youngs Literal Translation

Of the thirty he is honoured, and unto the three he came not; and David setteth him over his guard.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
than the thirty
שׁלשׁים שׁלושׁים 
Sh@lowshiym 
Usage: 172

but he attained

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

not to the first three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

References

Context Readings

David's Faithful Soldiers

22 These things Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and had a name as well as the three mighty men. 23 He was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three. And David appointed him over his guard. 24 Asahel the brother of Joab was among the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,



Cross References

1 Samuel 22:14

Then Ahimelech answered the king and said, "And who among all your servants is as faithful as David, even the king's son-in-law, who is captain over your guard, and is honored in your house?

2 Samuel 8:8

From Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, King David took a very large amount of bronze.

2 Samuel 20:23

Now Joab was over the whole army of Israel, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites;

1 Chronicles 27:6

This Benaiah was the mighty man of the thirty, and had charge of thirty; and over his division was Ammizabad his son.

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