The Meaning of 1 Chronicles 27:14 Explained

1 Chronicles 27:14

KJV: The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

YLT: Eleventh, for the eleventh month, is Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the sons of Ephraim, and on his course are twenty and four thousand.

Darby: The eleventh for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim; and in his division were twenty-four thousand.

ASV: The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

What does 1 Chronicles 27:14 Mean?

Study Notes

eleventh month
i.e. February.

Chapter Summary: 1 Chronicles 27

1  The twelve captains for each month
16  The princes of the twelve tribes
23  The numbering of the people is hindered
25  David's several officers

What do the individual words in 1 Chronicles 27:14 mean?

One and ten [captain] for one [and] ten the month [was] Benaiah the Pirathonite of the sons of Ephraim and in his division [were] twenty and four thousand -
עַשְׁתֵּֽי־ עָשָׂר֙ לְעַשְׁתֵּ֣י־ עָשָׂ֣ר הַחֹ֔דֶשׁ בְּנָיָ֥ה הַפִּרְעָתוֹנִ֖י מִן־ בְּנֵ֣י אֶפְרָ֑יִם וְעַל֙ מַחֲלֻקְתּ֔וֹ עֶשְׂרִ֥ים וְאַרְבָּעָ֖ה אָֽלֶף ס

עַשְׁתֵּֽי־  One 
Parse: Number, common singular construct
Root: עַשְׁתֵּי  
Sense: one, eleven, eleventh.
עָשָׂר֙  and  ten  [captain] 
Parse: Number, masculine singular
Root: עָשָׂר 
Sense: ten, -teen (in combination with other numbers).
לְעַשְׁתֵּ֣י־  for  one 
Parse: Preposition-l, Number, common singular construct
Root: עַשְׁתֵּי  
Sense: one, eleven, eleventh.
עָשָׂ֣ר  [and]  ten 
Parse: Number, masculine singular construct
Root: עָשָׂר 
Sense: ten, -teen (in combination with other numbers).
הַחֹ֔דֶשׁ  the  month 
Parse: Article, Noun, masculine singular
Root: חֹדֶשׁ  
Sense: the new moon, month, monthly.
בְּנָיָ֥ה  [was]  Benaiah 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: בְּנָיָה 
Sense: 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.
הַפִּרְעָתוֹנִ֖י  the  Pirathonite 
Parse: Article, Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: פִּרְעָתֹונִי  
Sense: an inhabitant of Pirathon.
בְּנֵ֣י  the  sons 
Parse: Noun, masculine plural construct
Root: בֵּן 
Sense: son, grandson, child, member of a group.
אֶפְרָ֑יִם  of  Ephraim 
Parse: Proper Noun, masculine singular
Root: אֶפְרַיִם  
Sense: second son of Joseph, blessed by him and given preference over first son, Manasseh.
וְעַל֙  and  in 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Preposition
Root: עַל 
Sense: upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against.
מַחֲלֻקְתּ֔וֹ  his  division  [were] 
Parse: Noun, feminine singular construct, third person masculine singular
Root: מַחֲלֹקֶת  
Sense: division, course, class, share, allotment.
עֶשְׂרִ֥ים  twenty 
Parse: Number, common plural
Root: עֶשְׂרִים  
Sense: twenty, twentieth.
וְאַרְבָּעָ֖ה  and  four 
Parse: Conjunctive waw, Number, masculine singular
Root: אַרְבַּע  
Sense: four.
אָֽלֶף  thousand 
Parse: Number, masculine singular
Root: אֶלֶף 
Sense: a thousand.
ס  - 
Parse: Punctuation

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