1 Chronicles 12:2
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English Standard Version
They were bowmen and could shoot arrows and sling stones with either the right or the left hand; they were Benjaminites, Saul’s kinsmen.

King James Bible
They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

American Standard Version
They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in slinging stones and in shooting arrows from the bow: they were of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bending the bow, and using either hand in hurling stones with slings, and shooting arrows: of the brethren of Saul of Benjamin.

English Revised Version
They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in slinging stones and in shooting arrows from the bow; they were of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

Webster's Bible Translation
They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones, and shooting arrows from a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

1 Chronicles 12:2 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

בּן־מעכה is perhaps the same as המּעכתי, 2 Samuel 23:34.

1 Chronicles 12:2 Parallel Commentaries

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Judges 3:15 But when the children of Israel cried to the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite...

Judges 20:16 Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men left handed; every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss.

in hurling

1 Samuel 17:49 And David put his hand in his bag, and took there a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead...

Cross References
Judges 3:15
Then the people of Israel cried out to the LORD, and the LORD raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud, the son of Gera, the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. The people of Israel sent tribute by him to Eglon the king of Moab.

Judges 20:16
Among all these were 700 chosen men who were left-handed; every one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

1 Chronicles 12:3
The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, both sons of Shemaah of Gibeah; also Jeziel and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth; Beracah, Jehu of Anathoth,

1 Chronicles 12:29
Of the Benjaminites, the kinsmen of Saul, 3,000, of whom the majority had to that point kept their allegiance to the house of Saul.

Psalm 78:9
The Ephraimites, armed with the bow, turned back on the day of battle.

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