famous; Shimi, the name of twenty Israelites -- Shimeah (from the margin), Shimei, Shimhi, Shimi.
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
oak; Ela, an Israelite -- Elah.
son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Benjamin.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;
King James Bible
Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin:
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Shimei son of Ela, in Benjamin;
International Standard Version
Ela's son Shimei served in Benjamin;
Shimei son of Ela was in charge of Benjamin.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Shimei], son of Ela, was in charge of Benjamin.
King James 2000 Bible
Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin:
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