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

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