1 Chronicles 11:21
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New International Version
He was doubly honored above the Three and became their commander, even though he was not included among them.


New American Standard Bible
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.


King James Bible
Of the three, he was more honourable than the two; for he was their captain: howbeit he attained not to the first three.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
He was more honored than the Three and became their commander even though he did not become one of the Three.


International Standard Version
He was more well-known than the Three, but he never attained the stature of the Three.


American Standard Version
Of the three, he was more honorable than the two, and was made their captain: howbeit he attained not to the first three.


Douay-Rheims Bible
And illustrious among the second three, and their captain: but yet he attained not to the first three.


Darby Bible Translation
Of the three he was more honourable than the two, and he was their captain; but he did not attain to the first three.


Young's Literal Translation
Of the three by the two he is honoured, and becometh their head; and unto the first three he hath not come.
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Context
David's Thirty Mighty Men

20And Abishai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the three: for lifting up his spear against three hundred, he slew them, and had a name among the three. 21Of the three, he was more honorable than the two; for he was their captain: however, he attained not to the first three. 22Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done many acts; he slew two lion like men of Moab: also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in a snowy day. 23And he slew an Egyptian, a man of great stature, five cubits high; and in the Egyptian's hand was a spear like a weaver's beam; and he went down to him with a staff, and plucked the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him with his own spear. 24These things did Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and had the name among the three mighty men. 25Behold, he was honorable among the thirty, but attained not to the first three: and David set him over his guard. 26Also the valiant men of the armies were, Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem, 27Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite, 28Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Antothite, 29Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite, 30Maharai the Netophathite, Heled the son of Baanah the Netophathite, 31Ithai the son of Ribai of Gibeah, that pertained to the children of Benjamin, Benaiah the Pirathonite, 32Hurai of the brooks of Gaash, Abiel the Arbathite, 33Azmaveth the Baharumite, Eliahba the Shaalbonite, 34The sons of Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan the son of Shage the Hararite, 35Ahiam the son of Sacar the Hararite, Eliphal the son of Ur, 36Hepher the Mecherathite, Ahijah the Pelonite, 37Hezro the Carmelite, Naarai the son of Ezbai, 38Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Haggeri, 39Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Berothite, the armor bearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah, 40Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite, 41Uriah the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai, 42Adina the son of Shiza the Reubenite, a captain of the Reubenites, and thirty with him, 43Hanan the son of Maachah, and Joshaphat the Mithnite, 44Uzzia the Ashterathite, Shama and Jehiel the sons of Hothan the Aroerite, 45Jediael the son of Shimri, and Joha his brother, the Tizite, 46Eliel the Mahavite, and Jeribai, and Joshaviah, the sons of Elnaam, and Ithmah the Moabite, 47Eliel, and Obed, and Jasiel the Mesobaite.
Cross References
2 Samuel 23:18
And Abishai, the brother of Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief among three. And he lifted up his spear against three hundred, and slew them, and had the name among three.


1 Chronicles 11:20
And Abishai the brother of Joab, he was chief of the three: for lifting up his spear against three hundred, he slew them, and had a name among the three.


1 Chronicles 11:22
Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done many acts; he slew two lion like men of Moab: also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in a snowy day.


Treasury of Scripture

Of the three, he was more honorable than the two; for he was their captain: however, he attained not to the first three.

howbeit

Matthew 13:8 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundred times, some sixty times, some thirty times.

1 Corinthians 15:41 There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars...

Strong's Concordance
Of the three, he was more honourable than the two; for he was their captain: howbeit he attained not to the [first] three.
Topical Bible
Attain Attained Becometh Captain Commander Didn't Equal Honorable Honored Honourable Honoured Howbeit However Included Noblest Rank Renowned Thirty Though
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1 Chronicles Chapter 11 Verse 21

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OT History: 1 Chronicles 11:21 Of the three he was more honorable (1 Chron. 1Ch iCh i Ch 1 chr 1chr)
1 Chronicles 11:20
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