1 Kings 4:18
New International Version
Shimei son of Ela—in Benjamin;

New Living Translation
Shimei son of Ela, in Benjamin.

English Standard Version
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

Berean Study Bible
Shimei son of Ela in Benjamin;

King James Bible
Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin:

New King James Version
Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin;

New American Standard Bible
Shimei the son of Ela in Benjamin;

NASB 1995
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

NASB 1977
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

Amplified Bible
Shimei the son of Ela, in [the tribe of] Benjamin;

Christian Standard Bible
Shimei son of Ela, in Benjamin;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Shimei son of Ela, in Benjamin;

American Standard Version
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Shemei Bar Alah in Benyamin

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Semei son of Ela, in Benjamin.

Contemporary English Version
Shimei son of Ela was in charge of the territory of Benjamin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Semei the son of Ela in Benjamin.

English Revised Version
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin:

Good News Translation
Shimei son of Ela: the territory of Benjamin

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Shimei], son of Ela, was in charge of Benjamin.

International Standard Version
Ela's son Shimei served in Benjamin;

JPS Tanakh 1917
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

Literal Standard Version
Shimei Ben-Elah [is] in Benjamin;

NET Bible
Shimei son of Ela was in charge of Benjamin.

New Heart English Bible
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

World English Bible
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;

Young's Literal Translation
Shimei Ben-Elah is in Benjamin.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Twelve Officers
17Jehoshaphat son of Paruah in Issachar; 18Shimei son of Ela in Benjamin; 19Geber son of Uri in the land of Gilead, including the territories of Sihon king of the Amorites and of Og king of Bashan. There was also one governor in the land of Judah.…

Cross References
1 Kings 1:8
But Zadok the priest, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David's mighty men would not join Adonijah.

1 Kings 4:17
Jehoshaphat son of Paruah in Issachar;


Treasury of Scripture

Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin:

Shimei

1 Kings 1:8
But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, and Rei, and the mighty men which belonged to David, were not with Adonijah.

Zechariah 12:13
The family of the house of Levi apart, and their wives apart; the family of Shimei apart, and their wives apart;

Benjamin

Joshua 18:20-28
And Jordan was the border of it on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, by the coasts thereof round about, according to their families…









(18) The eleventh division, the territory of Benjamin (properly including Jerusalem itself), though small, is singularly strong and populous, including Jericho, Bethel, Gibeon, Ramah, extending from Judah to Ephraim, and commanding the centre of the high land of what was afterwards the kingdom of Judah.

Verse 18. - Shimei the son of Elah [by some identified with the Shimei of chapter 1 Kings 1:8. But see note there], in Benjamin. [It is noteworthy that Shimei was a Benjamite name, 2 Samuel 16:5, 11.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Shimei
שִׁמְעִ֥י (šim·‘î)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8096: Shimei -- the name of a number of Israelites

son
בֶן־ (ḇen-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Ela
אֵלָ֖א (’ê·lā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 414: Ela -- an Israelite

in Benjamin;
בְּבִנְיָמִֽן׃ (bə·ḇin·yā·min)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1144: Benjamin -- 'son of the right hand', youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Israelites


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