Hebrew - English Dictionary

H1141 - Benaiah

Strong's No.:H1141




Word Origin:From H1129 and H3050

Bible Usage:Benaiah.

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


Jah has built; {Benajah} the name of twelve Israelites

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Benaiah = "Jehovah has built" or "Yahweh has built up"

1. one of David's mighty warriors, son of Jehoiada the chief priest, a Levite, set by David over his bodyguard, later having remained faithful to Solomon during Adonijah's attempt on the crown, was raised into the place of Joab as commander-in-chief of the army

2. the Pirathonite, an Ephraimite, one of David's thirty mighty warriors, and the captain of the eleventh monthly course

3. a Simeonite, a prince of the families of Simeon

4. a Levite in the time of David who played with a psaltery on Alamoth

5. a priest in the time of David, appointed to blow the trumpet before the ark

6. a Levite of the sons of Asaph

7. a Levite in the time of Hezekiah

8. Four Israelites in the time of Ezra who had taken strange wives

9. the father of Pelatiah

Bible References:

Benaiah ( 42 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.