1 Chronicles 11:21
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New International Version
He was doubly honored above the Three and became their commander, even though he was not included among them.

King James Bible
Of the three, he was more honourable than the two; for he was their captain: howbeit he attained not to the first three.

Darby Bible Translation
Of the three he was more honourable than the two, and he was their captain; but he did not attain to the [first] three.

World English Bible
Of the three, he was more honorable than the two, and was made their captain: however he didn't attain to the [first] three.

Young's Literal Translation
Of the three by the two he is honoured, and becometh their head; and unto the first three he hath not come.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

David longed - See the notes on 2 Samuel 23:15-17 (note).

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Matthew 13:8 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundred times, some sixty times, some thirty times.

1 Corinthians 15:41 There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars...

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The Story of a Cup of Water
BY THEODORE T. MUNGER [From "Lamps and Paths," by courtesy of Houghton, Mifflin & Co.] Be noble! and the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping, but never dead, Will rise in majesty to meet thine own. --James Russell Lowell: Sonnet IV Restore to God his due in tithe and time: A tithe purloined cankers the whole estate. Sundays observe: think, when the bells do chime, 'Tis angels' music; therefore come not late. God there deals blessings. If a king did so, Who would not haste, nay give, to see
Philip P. Wells—Bible Stories and Religious Classics

Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
2 Samuel 23:18
Abishai the brother of Joab son of Zeruiah was chief of the Three. He raised his spear against three hundred men, whom he killed, and so he became as famous as the Three.

1 Chronicles 11:20
Abishai the brother of Joab was chief of the Three. He raised his spear against three hundred men, whom he killed, and so he became as famous as the Three.

1 Chronicles 11:22
Benaiah son of Jehoiada, a valiant fighter from Kabzeel, performed great exploits. He struck down Moab's two mightiest warriors. He also went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion.

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