2 Samuel 23:26

26 Helez from Pelon ; Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa;

2 Samuel 23:26 Meaning and Commentary

2 Samuel 23:26

Helez the Paltite
Who was of a place called Pater, as the Targum; in ( 1 Chronicles 11:27 ) , he is called the Pelonite:

Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite;
who was of the city of Tekoah, the native place of Amos the prophet, famous for oil, about twelve miles from Jerusalem; (See Gill on Amos 1:1).

2 Samuel 23:26 In-Context

24 Other members of the Thirty included: Asahel, Joab’s brother; Elhanan son of Dodo from Bethlehem;
25 Shammah from Harod; Elika from Harod;
26 Helez from Pelon ; Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa;
27 Abiezer from Anathoth; Sibbecai from Hushah;
28 Zalmon from Ahoah; Maharai from Netophah;

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. As in parallel text at 1 Chr 11:27 (see also 1 Chr 27:10 ); Hebrew reads from Palti.