1 Chronicles 12:21
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
They helped David against the raiders, for they were all mighty men of valor and commanders in the army.

Young's Literal Translation
and they have helped with David over the troop, for mighty of valour [are] all of them, and they are captains in the host,

King James Bible
And they helped David against the band [of the rovers]: for they [were] all mighty men of valour, and were captains in the host.

וְהֵ֗מָּה (wə·hêm·māh)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

עָזְר֤וּ (‘ā·zə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5826: To surround, protect, aid

דָּוִיד֙ (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

עַֽל־ (‘al-)
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the raiders,
הַגְּד֔וּד (hag·gə·ḏūḏ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1416: A band, troop

כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Strong's Hebrew

they were
וַיִּהְי֥וּ (way·yih·yū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

חַ֖יִל (ḥa·yil)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

mighty warriors
גִבּ֥וֹרֵי (ḡib·bō·w·rê)
Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant

and commanders
שָׂרִ֖ים (śā·rîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

in the army.
בַּצָּבָֽא׃ (baṣ·ṣā·ḇā)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign


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