2 Samuel 23:19
Good News Translation
He was the most famous of "The Thirty" and became their leader, but he was not as famous as "The Three."

Contemporary English Version
and certainly just as famous as the rest of the Thirty Warriors. He was the commander of the Thirty Warriors, but he still did not become one of the Three Warriors.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the noblest of three, and was their chief, but to the three first he attained not.

New American Bible
but was more famous than any of the Thirty, becoming their leader. However, he did not attain to the Three.

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And the noblest of three, and was their chief, but to the three first he attained not.

he attained

2 Samuel 23:9,13,16 After him was Eleazar the son of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the three valiant men that were with David when they defied the Philistines, and they were there gathered together to battle. . . .

1 Chronicles 11:25 And the first among the thirty, but yet to the three he attained not: and David made him of his council.

Matthew 13:8,23 And others fell upon good ground: and they brought forth fruit, some an hundred fold, some sixty fold, and some thirty fold. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:41 One is the glory of the sun, another the glory of the moon, and another the glory of the stars. For star differeth from star in glory.

Context
David's Mighty Men
18Abisai also the brother of Joab, the son of Sarvia, was chief among three: and he lifted up his spear against three hundred whom he slew, and he was renowned among the three, 19And the noblest of three, and was their chief, but to the three first he attained not.20And Banaias the son of Joiada a most valiant man, of great deeds, of Cabseel: he slew the two lions of Moab, and he went down, and slew a lion in the midst of a pit, in the time of snow.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 23:18
Abisai also the brother of Joab, the son of Sarvia, was chief among three: and he lifted up his spear against three hundred whom he slew, and he was renowned among the three,

2 Samuel 23:20
And Banaias the son of Joiada a most valiant man, of great deeds, of Cabseel: he slew the two lions of Moab, and he went down, and slew a lion in the midst of a pit, in the time of snow.

Additional Translations
Was he not more honored than the Three? And he became their commander, even though he was not included among the Three.Was he not most honorable of three? therefore he was their captain: however, he attained not to the first three.

Was he not most honorable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.

Of those three he was most honourable, and he became a chief over them, but he reached not to the first three.

Was he not most honourable of three? and he was their captain; but he did not attain to the [first] three.

Was he not most honourable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: howbeit he attained not unto the first three.

Was he not most honorable of three? therefore he was their captain: yet he attained not to the first three.

Wasn't he most honorable of the three? therefore he was made their captain: however he didn't attain to the [first] three.

Of the three is he not the honoured? and he becometh their head; and unto the first three he hath not come.
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