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16 Zeruiah’s son Joab was in command of the army; Ahilud’s son Jehoshaphat was recorder; 17 Ahitub’s son Zadok and Ahimelech’s son[a] Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary; 18 Jehoiada’s son Benaiah was in command of[b] the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David’s sons were priests.

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:17 MT Abiathar’s son Ahimelech; cf 1 Sam 22:20; 23:6; 30:7; 2 Sam 20:25
  2. 2 Samuel 8:18 Syr, Tg, Vulg, 1 Chron 18:17; MT lacks in command of.

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