New American Standard Bible
He was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three. And David appointed him over his guard.
King James Bible
He was more honourable than the thirty, but he attained not to the first three. And David set him over his guard.
Darby Bible Translation
He was honoured above the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David set him in his council.
World English Bible
He was more honorable than the thirty, but he didn't attain to the [first] three. David set him over his guard.
Young's Literal Translation
Of the thirty he is honoured, and unto the three he came not; and David setteth him over his guard.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
David set him over his guard - "Made him of his privy council," would be a better rendering. See 1 Samuel 22:14 note. This position, distinct from his office as captain of the Cherethites and Pelethites, is clearly indicated 1 Chronicles 27:34.
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2 Samuel 23:22
These things Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and had a name as well as the three mighty men.
2 Samuel 23:24
Asahel the brother of Joab was among the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
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