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1 Chronicles 11:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Behold, he was more honorable than the thirty, but he attained not to the [first] three: and David set him over his guard.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not to the [first] three: and David set him over his guard.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Behold, he was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three; and David appointed him over his guard.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Behold, he was honorable among the thirty, but attained not to the [first] three: and David set him over his guard.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Behold, he was honoured above the thirty, but he did not attain to the [first] three. And David set him in his council.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Among the thirty, lo! honourable, was he, but, unto the [first] three, did he not attain,—howbeit David set him over his council.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Of the thirty, lo, he [is] honoured, and unto the [first] three he hath not come, and David setteth him over his guard.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the first among the thirty, but yet to the three he attained not: and David made him of his council.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Behold, hee was honourable among the thirtie, but attained not to the [first] three: and Dauid set him ouer his guard.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He was distinguished beyond the thirty, yet he reached not to the [first] three: and David set him over his family.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not to the [first] three: and Dawid set him over his guard.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Behold, 2009
{2009} Prime
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
was honourable 3513
{3513} Prime
A primitive root; to be heavy, that is, in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively to make weighty (in the same two senses).
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
among x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the thirty, 7970
{7970} Prime
Multiple of H7969; thirty; or (ordinal) thirtieth.
but attained 935
{0935} Prime
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
to x413
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
the [first] three: 7969
{7969} Prime
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiplicative) thrice.
and Dwi דָּוִד 1732
{1732} Prime
From the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse.
set 7760
{7760} Prime
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him over x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
his guard. 4928
{4928} Prime
Feminine of H4926; audience, that is, the royal court; also obedience, that is, (concretely) a subject.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Chronicles 11:25

_ _ David set him over his guard — the Cherethites and Pelethites that composed the small bodyguard in immediate attendance on the king.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Chronicles 11:10-47.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Chronicles 11:25

Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not to the (f) [first] three: and David set him over his guard.

(f) Meaning, those three who brought the water to David.

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but attained:

1 Chronicles 11:21 Of the three, he was more honourable than the two; for he was their captain: howbeit he attained not to the [first] three.


2 Samuel 20:23 Now Joab [was] over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada [was] over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites:
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