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1 Chronicles 18:17

    1 Chronicles 18:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief of those whose places were at the king's side.

    Webster's Revision

    and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

    World English Bible

    and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 18:17

    Cherethites and the Pelethites - See the note on 2 Samuel 8:18.

    The Targum says, "Benaiah was over the great Sanhedrin and the small Sanhedrin, and consulted Urim and Thummim. And at his command the archers and slingers went to battle."

    The sons of David - These were the highest in authority.