1 Chronicles 11:20-47New American Standard Bible (NASB)
20 As for [a]Abshai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the [b]thirty, and he swung his spear against three hundred [c]and killed them; and he had a name as well as the [d]thirty.21 Of the three in the second rank he was the most honored and became their commander; however, he did not attain to the first three.
22 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, mighty in deeds, struck down the [e]two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and [f]killed a lion inside a pit on a snowy day.23 He [g]killed an Egyptian, a man of great stature five [h]cubits tall. Now in the Egyptian’s hand wasa spear like a weaver’s beam, but he went down to him with a club and snatched the spear from the Egyptian’s hand and [i]killed him with his own spear.24 These things Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and had a name as well as the three mighty men.25 Behold, he was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three; and David appointed him over his guard.
26 Now the mighty men of the armies were Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,27 [j]Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the [k]Pelonite,28 Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Anathothite,29 [l]Sibbecai the Hushathite, [m]Ilai the Ahohite,30 Maharai the Netophathite, [n]Heled the son of Baanah the Netophathite,31 Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah of the sons of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite,32 [o]Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, [p]Abiel the Arbathite,33 Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite,34 the sons of [q]Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan the son of Shagee the Hararite,35 Ahiam the son of [r]Sacar the Hararite, [s]Eliphal the son of Ur,36 Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah the Pelonite,37 Hezro the Carmelite, [t]Naarai the son of Ezbai,38 Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Hagri,39 Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armor bearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah,40 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite,41 Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai,42 Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenite, a chief of the Reubenites, and thirty with him,43 Hanan the son of Maacah and Joshaphat the Mithnite,44 Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and Jeiel the sons of Hotham the Aroerite,45 Jediael the son of Shimri and Joha his brother, the Tizite,46 Eliel the Mahavite and Jeribai and Joshaviah, the sons of Elnaam, and Ithmah the Moabite,47 Eliel and Obed and Jaasiel the Mezobaite.
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