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The Mighty Men of David is a reference to several of an honored military guard of King David.


References to the Mighty Men of David can be found in both I Chronicles 11 and II Samuel 23, which are nearly word-for-word identical, a rare thing for the Bible.

Mighty Men[]

The Mighty Men of David include:

  • Abishai
  • Benaiah who killed a lion in a pit on a snowy day (I Chronicles 11:22 and II Samuel 23:20)
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