2 Samuel 23:26
New International Version
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa,

New Living Translation
Helez from Pelon; Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa;

English Standard Version
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh of Tekoa,

Berean Study Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

King James Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

New King James Version
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

New American Standard Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

NASB 1995
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

NASB 1977
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

Amplified Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh of Tekoa,

Christian Standard Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

American Standard Version
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Khalats, who was from Pelet, Ira, son of Qis, who was from Tequ

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Selles the Kelothite: Iras the son of Isca the Thecoite.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Heles of Phalti, Hira the son of Acces of Thecua,

English Revised Version
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Helez the Paltite, Ira (son of Ikkesh) from Tekoa,

International Standard Version
Helez the Paltite, Ikkesh's son Ira from Tekoa,

JPS Tanakh 1917
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite;

Literal Standard Version
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

NET Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa,

New Heart English Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

World English Bible
Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

Young's Literal Translation
Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Mighty Men
25Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite, 26Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, 27Abiezer the Anathothite, Mebunnai the Hushathite,…

Cross References
2 Samuel 14:2
So Joab sent to Tekoa to bring a wise woman from there. He told her, "Please pretend to be a mourner; put on clothes for mourning and do not anoint yourself with oil. Act like a woman who has mourned for the dead a long time.

1 Chronicles 11:28
Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Anathothite,

1 Chronicles 27:9
The sixth, for the sixth month, was Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite. There were 24,000 men in his division.


Treasury of Scripture

Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite,

Paltite

1 Chronicles 11:27
Shammoth the Harorite, Helez the Pelonite,

1 Chronicles 27:10
The seventh captain for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

Pelonite

1 Chronicles 11:28
Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, Abiezer the Antothite,

1 Chronicles 27:9
The sixth captain for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

Tekoite

2 Samuel 14:2
And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:









(26) Helez.--He was general of the seventh army division (1Chronicles 27:10). There, and also in 1Chronicles 11:27, he is called a Pelonite.

Ira was general for the sixth month (1Chronicles 27:9). His home, Tekoah, was about six miles south of Bethlehem.

Verse 26. - Helez. He is twice called a Pelonite in Chronicles, and was general of the seventh brigade (1 Chronicles 27:10), where he is said to have belonged to the tribe of Ephraim. Whether Paltite or Pelon-ite is right, no one knows; but Beth-Palet was a town in the tribe of Judah, and not in Ephraim. Ira. Ira had the command of the sixth brigade (1 Chronicles 27:9). Tekoah (see note on 2 Samuel 14:2). This Ira is a distinct person from his namesake, David's confidential minister (2 Samuel 20:26).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Helez
חֶ֚לֶץ (ḥe·leṣ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2503: Helez -- two Israelites

the Paltite,
הַפַּלְטִ֔י (hap·pal·ṭî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6407: Paltite -- 'escape', a descriptive title for one of David's men

Ira
עִירָ֥א (‘î·rā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5896: Ira -- three Israelites

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

of Ikkesh
עִקֵּ֖שׁ (‘iq·qêš)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6142: Ikkesh -- a Tekoan

the Tekoite,
הַתְּקוֹעִֽי׃ (hat·tə·qō·w·‘î)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8621: Tekoite -- inhabitant of Tekoa


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