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- 2 Samuel 23:24
2 SAMUEL 23:24
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT
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“Asahel the brother of Joab was one of the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,”
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2 Samuel 23:24 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“Asahel” ||עֲשָׂהאֵ֥ל ||Asahel, the name of four Israelites ||Asahel |
|“the brother” ||אֲחִֽי ||A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) || brother |
|“of Joab” ||יוֹאָ֖ב ||Joab, the name of three Israelites || Joab |
|“was” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“one of the thirty;” ||בַּשְּׁלֹשִׁ֑ים ||Thirty; or (ordinal) thirtieth ||one thirty |
|“Elhanan” ||אֶלְחָנָ֥ן ||Elchanan, an Israelite ||Elhanan |
|“the son” ||בֶּן ||A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) || son |
|“of Dodo” ||דֹּד֖וֹ ||Dodo, the name of three Israelites || Dodo |
|“of Bethlehem,” ||לָֽחֶם׃ ||Beth-Lechem, a place in Palestine || Bethlehem |
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22 These things did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and had the name among three mighty men.
23 He was more honourable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.
24 Asahel the brother of Joab was one of the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
25 Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite,
26 Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,
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