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1 Chronicles 11:6 NLT

6 David had said to his troops, “Whoever is first to attack the Jebusites will become the commander of my armies!” And Joab, the son of David’s sister Zeruiah, was first to attack, so he became the commander of David’s armies.

Study tools for 1 Chronicles 11:6

  • a 11:2 - Or For some time.
  • b 11:8 - Hebrew the millo. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • c 11:11 - As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 2 Sam 23:8 ); Hebrew reads leader of the Thirty, or leader of the captains.
  • d 11:12 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:9 (see also 1 Chr 27:4 ); Hebrew reads Dodo, a variant spelling of Dodai.
  • e 11:14 - Hebrew they.
  • f 11:19 - Hebrew Shall I drink the lifeblood of these men?
  • g 11:20 - As in Syriac version; Hebrew reads the Three; also in 11:21 .
  • h 11:22 - Or two sons of Ariel.
  • i 11:23 - Hebrew 5 cubits [2.3 meters].
  • j 11:27 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:25 ; Hebrew reads Shammoth from Haror.
  • k 11:29 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:28 ; Hebrew reads Ilai.
  • l 11:32 - Or from the ravines of Gaash.
  • m 11:32 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:31 ; Hebrew reads Abiel.
  • n 11:33 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:31 ; Hebrew reads Baharum.
  • o 11:34 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:32 ; Hebrew reads sons of Hashem.
  • p 11:35 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:33 ; Hebrew reads son of Sacar.
  • q 11:37 - As in parallel text at 2 Sam 23:35 ; Hebrew reads Naarai.
  • r 11:47 - Or the Mezobaite.