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Who is Benaiah?
        (whom Jehovah hath built up). 1. Son of Jehoiada, the chief priest, and distinguished for his enterprise and bravery on several occasions. 2 Sam 23:20-23. He was an adherent of Solomon against the pretensions of Adonijah, 1 Kgs 1:36, and after putting Joab to death succeeded to the command of the army. 1 Kgs 2:29-35. 2. One of David's warriors. 2 Sam 23:30; 1 Chr 11:31; 1 Chr 27:14. 3. A Simeonite chief. 1 Chr 4:36. 4. A musical Levite in David's day. 1 Chr 15:18, 1 Chr 15:20; 1 Chr 16:5. 5. A priest in David's reign. 1 Chr 15:24; 1 Chr 16:6. 6. A Levite. 2 Chr 20:14. 7. A Levite in Hezekiah's day. 2 Chr 31:13. 8., 9., 10., 11. Four persons who had foreign wives. Ezr 10:25, 1 Kgs 20:30, Ex 28:35,Ezr 10:43. 12. The father of Pelatiah. Eze 11:1, 2 Kgs 11:13.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'benaiah' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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