David’s Officials(A)

15 David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right(B) for all his people. 16 Joab(C) son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat(D) son of Ahilud was recorder;(E) 17 Zadok(F) son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar(G) were priests; Seraiah was secretary;(H) 18 Benaiah(I) son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites(J) and Pelethites; and David’s sons were priests.[a]

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:18 Or were chief officials (see Septuagint and Targum; see also 1 Chron. 18:17)

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