16 And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was [a]Recorder.

17 And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were the Priests, and Seraiah the Scribe.

18 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada [b]and the [c]Cherethites and the Pelethites, and David’s sons were chief rulers.

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:16 Or, writer of Chronicles.
  2. 2 Samuel 8:18 Or, was over the Cherethites.
  3. 2 Samuel 8:18 The Cherethites and Pelethites were as the king’s guard, and had charge of his person.

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