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Benaiah

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Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Benaiah

Built up by Jehovah.

1. The son of Jehoiada, chief priest (1 Chronicles 27:5). He was set by David over his body-guard of Cherethites and Pelethites (2 Samuel 8:18; 1 Kings 1:32; 1 Chronicles 18:17). His exploits are enumerated in 2 Samuel 23:20, 21, 22; 1 Chronicles 11:22. He remained faithful to Solomon (1 Kings 1:8, 10, 26), by whom he was raised to the rank of commander-in-chief (1 Kings 2:25, 29, 30, 34, 35; 4:4).

2. 2 Samuel 23:30; 1 Chronicles 11:31.

3. A musical Levite (1 Chronicles 15:18, 20).

4. A priest (1 Chronicles 15:24; 16:6).

5. The son of Jeiel (2 Chronicles 20:14).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Benaiah

son of the Lord


Naves Topical Index
Benaiah

1. Son of Jehoiada

Commander of the Cherethites and Pelethites
2 Samuel 8:18; 1 Kings 1:38

A distinguished warrior
2 Samuel 23:20-23; 1 Chronicles 11:22-25; 1 Chronicles 27:5-6

Loyal to Solomon
1 Kings 1:2; 1 Kings 4:4

2. An Ephraimite, and distinguished warrior
2 Samuel 23:30; 1 Chronicles 11:31; 1 Chronicles 27:14

3. A Levitical musician
1 Chronicles 15:18; 1 Chronicles 15:20; 1 Chronicles 16:5

4. A priest
1 Chronicles 15:24; 1 Chronicles 16:6

5. Son of Jeiel
2 Chronicles 20:14

6. A Levite in time of Hezekiah
2 Chronicles 31:13

7. A chief of the Simeonites
1 Chronicles 4:36

8. Father of Pelatiah
Ezekiel 11:1; Ezekiel 11:13

9. Son of Parosh
Ezra 10:25

10. Son of Pahath-Moab
Ezra 10:30

11. Son of Bani
Ezra 10:35

12. Son of Nebo
Ezra 10:43


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Benaiah

(made by the Lord).

  1. The son of Jehoiada the chief priest, (1 Chronicles 27:5) of the tribe of Levi, though a native of Kabzeel, (2 Samuel 23:20) set by David, (1 Chronicles 11:25) over his body-guard. (2 Samuel 8:18; 20:23; 1 Kings 1:38; 1 Chronicles 18:17) One of the mighty men. (2 Samuel 23:22,23; 1 Chronicles 11:25; 27:6) The exploits which gave him this rank are narrated in (2 Samuel 23:20,21; 1 Chronicles 11:22) He was captain of the host for the third month. (1 Chronicles 27:5) Benaiah remained faithful to Solomon during Adonijah's attempt on the crown, (1 Kings 1:8,10,32,38,44) and was raised unto the place of Joab as commander-in-chief of the whole army. (1 Kings 2:35; 4:4) (B.C. 1005.)
  2. Benaiah the Pirathonite, an Ephraimite, one of David's thirty mighty men, (2 Samuel 23:30; 1 Chronicles 11:31) and the captain of the eleventh monthly course. (1 Chronicles 27:14)
  3. A Levite in the time of David, who "played with a psaltry on Alamoth." (1 Chronicles 15:18,20; 16:5)
  4. A priest in the time of David, appointed to blow the trumpet before the ark. (1 Chronicles 15:24; 16:6)
  5. A Levite of the sons of Asaph. (2 Chronicles 20:14)
  6. A Levite in the time of Hezekiah. (2 Chronicles 31:13)
  7. One of the "princes" of the families of Simeon. (1 Chronicles 4:36)
  8. Four laymen in the time of Ezra who had taken strange wives. (Ezra 10:25,30,35,43)
  9. The father of Pelatiah. (Ezekiel 11:1,13)