1 Chronicles 11:20-47New King James Version (NKJV)
20 Abishai the brother of Joab was chief of another[a]three. He had lifted up his spear against three hundred men, killed them, and won a name among these three. 21 Of the three he was more honored than the other two men. Therefore he became their captain. However he did not attain to the first three.
22 Benaiah was the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man from Kabzeel, who [b]had done many deeds. He had killed two lion-like heroes of Moab. He also had gone down and killed a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day. 23 And he killed an Egyptian, a man of great height, [c]five cubits tall. In the Egyptian’s hand there was a spear like a weaver’s beam; and he went down to him with a staff, wrested the spear out of the Egyptian’s hand, and killed him with his own spear. 24 These things Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and won a name among three mighty men. 25 Indeed he was more honored than the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David appointed him over his guard.
26 Also the mighty warriors wereAsahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem, 27 [d]Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the [e]Pelonite, 28 Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Anathothite, 29 [f]Sibbechai the Hushathite, [g]Ilai the Ahohite, 30 Maharai the Netophathite, [h]Heled the son of Baanah the Netophathite, 31 [i]Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, of the sons of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite, 32 [j]Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, [k]Abiel the Arbathite, 33 Azmaveth the [l]Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite, 34 the sons of [m]Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan the son of Shageh the Hararite, 35 Ahiam the son of [n]Sacar the Hararite, [o]Eliphal the son of [p]Ur, 36 Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah the Pelonite, 37 [q]Hezro the Carmelite, [r]Naarai the son of Ezbai, 38 Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Hagri, 39 Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the [s]Berothite (the armorbearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah), 40 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite, 41 Uriah the Hittite, [t]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 Maachah, 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, Jeribai and Joshaviah the sons of Elnaam, Ithmah the Moabite, 47 Eliel, Obed, and Jaasiel the Mezobaite.
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