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

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:18 Lit and the Cherethites
  2. 2 Samuel 8:18 Lit priests

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