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16 (A)Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army; (B)Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder; 17 (C)Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were the priests; [a]Seraiah was the [b]scribe; 18 (D)Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over both the (E)Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David’s sons were [c]chief ministers.

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:17 Shavsha, 1 Chr. 18:16
  2. 2 Samuel 8:17 secretary
  3. 2 Samuel 8:18 Lit. priests

16 Joab(A) son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat(B) son of Ahilud was recorder;(C) 17 Zadok(D) son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar(E) were priests; Seraiah was secretary;(F) 18 Benaiah(G) son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites(H) 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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