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There was a Benjamite, a man of standing, whose name was Kish son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bekorath, the son of Aphiah of Benjamin.
King James Bible
Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty man of power.
American Standard Version
Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Becorath, the son of Aphiah, the son of a Benjamite, a mighty man of valor.
Young's Literal Translation
And there is a man of Benjamin, and his name is Kish, son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Bechorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, mighty of valour,
1 Samuel 9:1 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A mighty man of power - Literally, a strong man; this appears to be the only power he possessed; and the physical strength of the father may account for the extraordinary size of the son. See 1 Samuel 9:2.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 14:51 And Kish was the father of Saul; and Ner the father of Abner was the son of Abiel.
1 Chronicles 8:30-33 And his firstborn son Abdon, and Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Nadab...
1 Chronicles 9:36-39 And his firstborn son Abdon, then Zur, and Kish, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab...
Acts 13:21 And afterward they desired a king: and God gave to them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin...
a Benjamite. or, the son of a man of Jeminin
power. or, substance
1 Samuel 25:2 And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep...
2 Samuel 19:32 Now Barzillai was a very aged man, even fourscore years old: and he had provided the king of sustenance while he lay at Mahanaim...
Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she donkeys...
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Acts 13:21 Then the people asked for a king, and he gave them Saul son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, who ruled forty years.
1 Samuel 14:51 Saul's father Kish and Abner's father Ner were sons of Abiel.
1 Chronicles 8:33 Ner was the father of Kish, Kish the father of Saul, and Saul the father of Jonathan, Malki-Shua, Abinadab and Esh-Baal.
1 Chronicles 9:36 and his firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,