2 S. 23:20 KJV (With Strong’s)

+
20
And Benaiah
Bnayah (Hebrew #1141)
from 1129 and 3050; Jah has built; Benajah, the name of twelve Israelites
KJV usage: Benaiah.
Pronounce: ben-aw-yaw'
Origin: or (prolonged) Bnayahuw {ben-aw-yaw'-hoo}
the son
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
of Jehoiada
Yhowyada` (Hebrew #3077)
Jehovah-known; Jehojada, the name of three Israelites
KJV usage: Jehoiada. Compare 3111.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-yaw-daw'
Origin: from 3068 and 3045
, the son
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
of a valiant
chayil (Hebrew #2428)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
KJV usage: able, activity, (+) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, (+)valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).
Pronounce: khah'-yil
Origin: from 2342
man
'Iysh-Chayil (Hebrew #381)
man of might; by defect. transcription (2 Sam. 23:20) Iysh-Chay {eesh-khah'ee}; as if from 376 and 2416; living man; Ish-chail (or Ish-chai), an Israelite
KJV usage: a valiant man.
Pronounce: eesh-khah'-yil
Origin: from 376 and 2428
'iysh (Hebrew #376)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
KJV usage: also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.
Pronounce: eesh
Origin: contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant)
, of Kabzeel
Qabts'el (Hebrew #6909)
God has gathered; Kabtseel, a place in Palestine
KJV usage: Kabzeel. Compare 3343.
Pronounce: kab-tseh-ale'
Origin: from 6908 and 410
, λwho had done many
rab (Hebrew #7227)
abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality)
KJV usage: (in) abound(-undance, -ant, -antly), captain, elder, enough, exceedingly, full, great(-ly, man, one), increase, long (enough, (time)), (do, have) many(-ifold, things, a time), ((ship-))master, mighty, more, (too, very) much, multiply(-tude), officer, often(-times), plenteous, populous, prince, process (of time), suffice(-lent).
Pronounce: rab
Origin: by contracted from 7231
acts
po`al (Hebrew #6467)
an act or work (concretely)
KJV usage: act, deed, do, getting, maker, work.
Pronounce: po'-al
Origin: from 6466
, he slew
nakah (Hebrew #5221)
to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), X go forward, X indeed, kill, make (slaughter), murderer, punish, slaughter, slay(-er, -ing), smite(-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, X surely, wound.
Pronounce: naw-kaw'
Origin: a primitive root
two
shnayim (Hebrew #8147)
feminine shttayim {shet-tah'-yim}; two; also (as ordinal) twofold
KJV usage: both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
Pronounce: shen-ah'-yim
Origin: dual of 8145
νlionlike men
'ariy'el (Hebrew #739)
from 738 and 410; lion of God; i.e. heroic
KJV usage: lionlike men.
Pronounce: ar-ee-ale'
Origin: or (arilel {ar-ee-ale'}
of Moab
Mow'ab (Hebrew #4124)
from (her (the mother's)) father; Moab, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants
KJV usage: Moab.
Pronounce: mo-awb
Origin: from a prolonged form of the prepositional prefix m- and 1
: he went down
yarad (Hebrew #3381)
a primitive root; to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications): --X abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, X indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down.
Pronounce: yaw-rad'
also and slew
nakah (Hebrew #5221)
to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: beat, cast forth, clap, give (wounds), X go forward, X indeed, kill, make (slaughter), murderer, punish, slaughter, slay(-er, -ing), smite(-r, -ing), strike, be stricken, (give) stripes, X surely, wound.
Pronounce: naw-kaw'
Origin: a primitive root
a lion
'ariy (Hebrew #738)
from 717 (in the sense of violence); a lion
KJV usage: (young) lion, + pierce (from the margin).
Pronounce: ar-ee'
Origin: or (prolonged) earyeh {ar-yay'}
in the midst
tavek (Hebrew #8432)
a bisection, i.e. (by implication) the centre
KJV usage: among(-st), X between, half, X (there- ,where-), in(-to), middle, mid(-night), midst (among), X out (of), X through, X with(-in).
Pronounce: taw'-vek
Origin: from an unused root meaning to sever
of a pit
bowr (Hebrew #953)
a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or a prison)
KJV usage: cistern, dungeon, fountain, pit, well.
Pronounce: bore
Origin: from 952 (in the sense of 877)
in time
yowm (Hebrew #3117)
a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb)
KJV usage: age, + always, + chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), + elder, X end, + evening, + (for) ever(-lasting, -more), X full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, + old, + outlived, + perpetually, presently, + remaineth, X required, season, X since, space, then, (process of) time, + as at other times, + in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), X whole (+ age), (full) year(-ly), + younger.
Pronounce: yome
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be hot
of snow
sheleg (Hebrew #7950)
snow (probably from its whiteness)
KJV usage: snow(-y).
Pronounce: sheh'-leg
Origin: from 7949
:
λ
great of acts.
ν
lions of God.

More on:

+

Cross References

+
Benaiah.
2 S. 8:18• 18Y Benahía hijo de Joiada, era sobre los Ceretheos y Peletheos; y los hijos de David eran los príncipes. (2 S. 8:18)
;
2 S. 20:23• 23Así quedó Joab sobre todo el ejército de Israel; y Benaía hijo de Joiada sobre los Ceretheos y Peletheos; (2 S. 20:23)
;
1 R. 1:8,26,38• 8Mas Sadoc sacerdote, y Benaía hijo de Joiada, y Nathán profeta, y Semei, y Reihi, y todos los grandes de David, no seguían á Adonía.
26Mas ni á mí tu siervo, ni á Sadoc sacerdote, ni á Benaía hijo de Joiada, ni á Salomón tu siervo, ha convidado.
38Y descendió Sadoc sacerdote, y Nathán profeta, y Benaía hijo de Joiada, y los Ceretheos y los Peletheos, é hicieron subir á Salomón en la mula del rey David, y lleváronlo á Gihón.
(1 R. 1:8,26,38)
;
1 R. 2:29‑35,46• 29Y fué hecho saber á Salomón que Joab había huído al tabernáculo de Jehová, y que estaba junto al altar. Entonces envió Salomón á Benaía hijo de Joiada, diciendo: Ve, y da sobre él.
30Y entró Benaía al tabernáculo de Jehová, y díjole: El rey ha dicho que salgas. Y él dijo: No, sino aquí moriré. Y Benaía volvió con esta respuesta al rey, diciendo: Así habló Joab, y así me respondió.
31Y el rey le dijo: Haz como él ha dicho; mátale y entiérralo, y quita de mí y de la casa de mi padre la sangre que Joab ha derramado injustamente.
32Y Jehová hará tornar su sangre sobre su cabeza: que él ha muerto dos varones más justos y mejores que él, á los cuales mató á cuchillo sin que mi padre David supiese nada: á Abner hijo de Ner, general del ejército de Israel, y á Amasa hijo de Jether, general de ejército de Judá.
33La sangre pues de ellos recaerá sobre la cabeza de Joab, y sobre la cabeza de su simiente para siempre: mas sobre David y sobre su simiente, y sobre su casa y sobre su trono, habrá perpetuamente paz de parte de Jehová.
34Entonces Benaía hijo de Joiada subió, y dió sobre él, y matólo; y fué sepultado en su casa en el desierto.
35Y el rey puso en su lugar á Benaía hijo de Joiada sobre el ejército: y á Sadoc puso el rey por sacerdote en lugar de Abiathar.
46Entonces el rey mandó á Benaía hijo de Joiada, el cual salió é hirióle; y murió. Y el reino fué confirmado en la mano de Salomón.
(1 R. 2:29‑35,46)
;
1 Cr. 18:17• 17Y Benaías hijo de Joiada era sobre los Ceretheos y Peletheos; y los hijos de David eran los príncipes cerca del rey. (1 Cr. 18:17)
;
1 Cr. 27:5‑6• 5El jefe de la tercera división para el tercer mes era Benaías, hijo de Joiada sumo sacerdote; y en su división había veinte y cuatro mil.
6Este Benaías era valiente entre los treinta y sobre los treinta; y en su división estaba Amisabad su hijo.
(1 Cr. 27:5‑6)
Kabzeel.
who had done many acts.
Heb. great of acts.
he slew.
lion-like men.
Heb. lions of God.
slew a lion.

J. N. Darby Translation

+
20
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, son of a valiant man, great in exploits, of Kabzeel: he it was that smote two lionsa of Moab; and he went down and smote a lion in the midst of a pit on a snowy day.

JND Translation Notes

+
a
Heb. Ariel, strictly, "lion of God (El)," i.e. "great heroes"; and so 1 Chron. 11.22.