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Benaiah (assistant to Conaniah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Benaiah, Assistant to Conaniah
Benaiah, Assistant to Conaniah (בְּנָיָהוּ‎, benayahu). Assistant to the priest Conaniah and Shimei his brother (2 Chr 31:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Benaiah (Person)
BENAIAH (PERSON) [Heb bĕnāyâ (בְּנָיָה‎); bĕnāyāhû (בְּנָיָהוּ)]. The name Benaiah means “Yahweh has made (a child),” with bānâ meaning “make” as in Gen 2:22, where God makes Eve from Adam’s rib (see also Gen 16:2; Ruth 4:11). Parallels in the Semitic onomasticon include Akk Ibni-Marduk, Ug Ybnʾil,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Benaiah
Benaiah. Popular name meaning “the Lord has built,” used primarily by Levites.1. Son of Jehoiada the priest, from the south Judean town of Kabzeel. Benaiah was engaged in military service, and his loyalty gained for him the rank of commander in chief of the army during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs 2:35;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Benaiah
Benaiah bə-nāʹə, b«-ni\׫ [Heb. benāyâ, benāyāhû,—‘Yahweh has built’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Benaiah
BENAIAH Popular name meaning “the Lord has built,” used primarily by Levites.1. Son of Jehoiada the priest, from the south Judean town of Kabzeel. Benaiah was engaged in military service, and his loyalty gained for him the rank of commander in chief of the army during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs 2:35;
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Benaiah
Benaiah (bi-nay´yuh; Heb., “the Lord has built”).1 The son of Jehoiada, a priest (1 Chron. 27:5) from Kabzeel (2 Sam. 23:20) and one of David’s group of elite warriors known as “the Thirty” (1 Chron. 27:6). He supervised the Cherethites and Pelethites (2 Sam. 8:18) and was renowned for his heroic exploits
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Benaiah
BENAIAH1. A Levite, the son of Jehoiada of Kabzeel (1 Sam 23:20) from southern Judah (Josh 15:21). Jehoiada was probably the leader of the priests who joined with the army at Hebron to place David on the throne of all Israel (1 Chr 12:23, 27). Benaiah began his career as the commander of a division
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Benaiah
BENAIAH (Heb. benāyāhû, benāyâ, ‘Yahweh has built up’). 1. Son of Jehoiada from Kabzeel in S Judah (2 Sa. 23:20). Captain of David’s foreign bodyguard (2 Sa. 8:18; 20:23), he commanded the host for the third month (1 Ch. 27:5–6). He was renowned among ‘the thirty’ of David’s mighty men (2 Sa. 23:20–23;
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Benaiah
Benaiah (Heb. bĕnāyâ, bĕnāyāhû)1. The son of Jehoiada the priest, from the southern Judean town of Kabzeel, commander over the army under Solomon. Benaiah came to prominence under David as commander of Cherethites (Cretans) and Pelethites (Philistines), the mercenary troops of David’s bodyguard
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Benaiah
BENAIAH (Hebrew, “Yahweh has made”) Son of Jehoiada and an unshakably loyal soldier in the army of David and Solomon. Benaiah was commander of David’s personal bodyguard unit, the Cherethites and Pelethites (2 Sam 8:18, 20:23; 1 Chr 11:25), and was one of the thirty “mighty men” of David (2 Sam 23:23).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Benaiah
Bena´iah (made by the Lord).1. The son of Jehoiada the chief priest, 1 Chron. 27:5, of the tribe of Levi, though a native of Kabzeel, 2 Sam. 23:20; set by David, 1 Chron. 11:25, over his body-guard. 2 Sam. 8:18; 20:23; 1 Kings 1:38; 1 Chron. 18:17. One of the mighty men. 2 Sam. 23:22, 23; 1 Chron. 11:25;