The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   01141 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
hynbfrom (01129) and (03050)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ben-aw-yaw'     Proper Name Masculine
Benaiah = "Jehovah has built" or "Yahweh has built up"
  1. one of David's mighty warriors, son of Jehoiada the chief priest, a Levite, set by David over his bodyguard, later having remained faithful to Solomon during Adonijah's attempt on the crown, was raised into the place of Joab as commander-in-chief of the army
  2. the Pirathonite, an Ephraimite, one of David's thirty mighty warriors, and the captain of the eleventh monthly course
  3. a Simeonite, a prince of the families of Simeon
  4. a Levite in the time of David who played with a psaltery on Alamoth
  5. a priest in the time of David, appointed to blow the trumpet before the ark
  6. a Levite of the sons of Asaph
  7. a Levite in the time of Hezekiah
  8. Four Israelites in the time of Ezra who had taken strange wives
  9. the father of Pelatiah
 King James Word Usage - Total: 42
Benaiah 42
  KJV Verse Count 
2 Samuel5
1 Kings14
1 Chronicles14
2 Chronicles2

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for B@nayah". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .