'Famous' in the Bible
The Nephilim were on the earth in those days (and also after this) when the sons of God were having sexual relations with the daughters of humankind, who gave birth to their children. They were the mighty heroes of old, the famous men.
and rebelled against Moses, along with some of the Israelites, 250 leaders of the community, chosen from the assembly, famous men.
The Lord was with Joshua and he became famous throughout the land.
(Hebron used to be called Kiriath Arba. Arba was a famous Anakite.) Then the land was free of war.
All the people who were at the gate and the elders replied, "We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is entering your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built up the house of Israel! May you prosper in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.
The village women said to Naomi, "May the Lord be praised because he has not left you without a guardian today! May he become famous in Israel!
I was with you wherever you went, and I defeated all your enemies before you. Now I will make you as famous as the great men of the earth.
David became famous when he returned from defeating the Arameans in the Valley of Salt, he defeated 18,000 in all.
The king's servants have even come to congratulate our master King David, saying, 'May your God make Solomon more famous than you and make him an even greater king than you!' Then the king leaned on the bed
He was wiser than any man, including Ethan the Ezrahite or Heman, Calcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol. He was famous in all the neighboring nations.
So David became famous in all the lands; the Lord caused all the nations to fear him.
I was with you wherever you went and I defeated all your enemies before you. Now I will make you as famous as the great men of the earth.
David said, "My son Solomon is just an inexperienced young man, and the temple to be built for the Lord must be especially magnificent so it will become famous and be considered splendid by all the nations. Therefore I will make preparations for its construction." So David made extensive preparations before he died.
In Jerusalem he made war machines carefully designed to shoot arrows and large stones from the towers and corners of the walls. He became very famous, for he received tremendous support and became powerful.