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2 Samuel 23:19

    2 Samuel 23:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Was he not most honourable of three? therefore he was their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Was he not most honorable of three? therefore he was their captain: however, he attained not to the first three.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Was he not most honorable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Was he not the noblest of the thirty? so he was made their captain: but he was not equal to the first three.

    Webster's Revision

    Was he not most honorable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.

    World English Bible

    Wasn't he most honorable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: however he didn't attain to the [first] three.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Was he not most honourable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 23:19

    i. e., "Was he not the most honorable of the three of the second order, howbeit, he attained not to the three," the triad, namely, which consisted of Jashobeam, Eleazar, and Shammah. That two triads are mentioned is a simple fact, although only five names are given.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 23:19

    23:19 Attained not - He fell short of them in strength and valour.