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1 Chronicles 11:1
ch1 11:1Then all Israel (a) gathered themselves to David unto Hebron, saying, Behold, we [are] thy bone and thy flesh.
(a) This was after the death of Ishbosheth Saul's son, when David had reigned over Judah seven years and six months in Hebron, (Sa2 5:5).
1 Chronicles 11:11
ch1 11:11And this [is] the number of the mighty men whom David had; Jashobeam, an Hachmonite, the (b) chief of the captains: he lifted up his spear against three hundred slain [by him] at one time.
(b) Meaning, the most excellent and best esteemed for his valiantry: some read, the chief of the princes.
1 Chronicles 11:14
ch1 11:14And they set themselves in the midst of [that] parcel, (c) and delivered it, and slew the Philistines; and the LORD saved [them] by a great deliverance.
(c) This act refers to Shammah, (Sa2 23:11), who it seems was the chiefest of these.
1 Chronicles 11:15
ch1 11:15Now three of the (d) thirty captains went down to the rock to David, into the cave of Adullam; and the host of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
(d) That is, Eleazar and his two companions.
1 Chronicles 11:19
ch1 11:19And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing: shall I drink the (e) blood of these men that have put their lives in jeopardy? for with [the jeopardy of] their lives they brought it. Therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mightiest.
(e) That is, this water, for which they risked their lives.
1 Chronicles 11:25
ch1 11:25Behold, he was honourable among the thirty, but attained not to the (f) [first] three: and David set him over his guard.
(f) Meaning, those three who brought the water to David.
1 Chronicles 11:27
ch1 11:27(g) Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite,
(g) Called also Shammah, (Sa2 23:25).
1 Chronicles 11:29
ch1 11:29(h) Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,
(h) He is also called Mebunnai, (Sa2 23:27).