David’s Officials(A)

14 David reigned(B) over all Israel,(C) doing what was just and right for all his people. 15 Joab(D) son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder; 16 Zadok(E) son of Ahitub and Ahimelek[a](F) son of Abiathar were priests; Shavsha was secretary; 17 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites and Pelethites;(G) and David’s sons were chief officials at the king’s side.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 18:16 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Vulgate and Syriac (see also 2 Samuel 8:17); most Hebrew manuscripts Abimelek

14 So David reigned over all Israel, and executed judgment and justice among all his people.

15 And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, recorder.

16 And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Shavsha was scribe;

17 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

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