David's Officials

2 Samuel 8

15 So David reigned over all Israel; and David administered judgment and justice to all his people. 16 r Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army; s Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder; 17 t Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were the priests; 1 Seraiah was the 2 scribe; 18 u Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over both the v Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David's sons were 3 chief ministers.

  1. Cross References
    Genesis 27:29
    Let peoples serve you, And nations bow down to you. Be master over your brethren, And let your mother's sons bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you, And blessed be those who bless you!
    Genesis 27:37 - 40
    Then Isaac answered and said to Esau, "Indeed I have made him your master, and all his brethren I have given to him as servants; with grain and wine I have sustained him. What shall I do now for you, my son?
    Numbers 24:18
    And Edom shall be a possession; Seir also, his enemies, shall be a possession, While Israel does valiantly.
    1 Kings 11:15
    For it happened, when David was in Edom, and Joab the commander of the army had gone up to bury the slain, after he had killed every male in Edom
  2. Cross References
    2 Samuel 19:13
    "And say to Amasa, ' Are you not my bone and my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if you are not commander of the army before me continually in place of Joab.'"
    2 Samuel 20:23
    And Joab was over all the army of Israel; Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites.
    1 Chronicles 11:6
    Now David said, "Whoever attacks the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain." And Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, and became chief.
  3. Cross References
    1 Kings 4:3
    Elihoreph and Ahijah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder.
  4. Cross References
    1 Chronicles 6:4 - 8
    Eleazar begot Phinehas, and Phinehas begot Abishua.
    1 Chronicles 24:3
    Then David with Zadok of the sons of Eleazar, and Ahimelech of the sons of Ithamar, divided them according to the schedule of their service.
  5. Cross References
    1 Kings 1:8
    But Zadok the priest, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and the mighty men who belonged to David were not with Adonijah.
    1 Chronicles 18:17
    Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David's sons were chief ministers at the king's side.
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