2 Samuel 20:25
New International Version
Sheva was secretary; Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

New Living Translation
Sheva was the court secretary. Zadok and Abiathar were the priests.

English Standard Version
and Sheva was secretary; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Berean Study Bible
Sheva was the scribe; Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

King James Bible
And Sheva was scribe: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:

New King James Version
Sheva was scribe; Zadok and Abiathar were the priests;

New American Standard Bible
and Sheva was scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

NASB 1995
and Sheva was scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

NASB 1977
and Sheva was scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Amplified Bible
Sheva was the scribe; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Christian Standard Bible
Sheva was court secretary; Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Sheva was court secretary; Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

American Standard Version
and Sheva was scribe; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Sharia the Scribe and Tsaduq and Abiathar the Priests

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Susa was scribe: and Sadoc and Abiathar were priests.

Contemporary English Version
Sheva was the secretary. Zadok and Abiathar were the priests.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Siva was scribe: and Sadoc and Abiathar, priests.

English Revised Version
and Sheva was scribe: and Zadok and Abiathar were priests:

Good News Translation
Sheva was the court secretary; Zadok and Abiathar were the priests,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Sheva was the royal scribe. Zadok and Abiathar were priests.

International Standard Version
Sheva was secretary, Zadok and Abiathar were priests,

JPS Tanakh 1917
and Sheva was scribe; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Literal Standard Version
and Sheva [is] scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar [are] priests,

NET Bible
Sheva was the scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests.

New Heart English Bible
and Shavsha was scribe; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

World English Bible
and Sheva was scribe; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Young's Literal Translation
and Sheva is scribe, and Zadok and Abiathar are priests,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Sheba's Rebellion
24Adoram was in charge of the forced labor; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the recorder; 25Sheva was the scribe; Zadok and Abiathar were priests; 26and Ira the Jairite was David’s priest.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 15:24
Zadok was also there, and all the Levites with him were carrying the ark of the covenant of God. And they set down the ark of God, and Abiathar offered sacrifices until the people had passed out of the city.

2 Samuel 20:26
and Ira the Jairite was David's priest.

1 Kings 1:7
So Adonijah conferred with Joab son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest, who supported him.

1 Kings 1:8
But Zadok the priest, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David's mighty men would not join Adonijah.

1 Kings 4:4
Benaiah son of Jehoiada was in charge of the army; Zadok and Abiathar were priests;


Treasury of Scripture

And Sheva was scribe: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:

Sheva

2 Samuel 8:17
And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Seraiah was the scribe;

1 Kings 4:4
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:

1 Chronicles 18:16
And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Shavsha was scribe;

Shavsha









(25) Sheva.--This officer is called Seraiah in 2Samuel 8:17. Nearly all the officers mentioned here are the same as in 2Samuel 8:16-18, where see the Notes.

Verse 25. - Sheva. He is called Seraiah in 2 Samuel 8:17.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Sheva
וּשְׁוָ֖א (ū·šə·wā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7724: Sheva -- two Israelites

was the scribe;
סֹפֵ֑ר (sō·p̄êr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5608: To count, recount, relate

Zadok
וְצָד֥וֹק (wə·ṣā·ḏō·wq)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6659: Zadok -- the name of several Israelites

and Abiathar
וְאֶבְיָתָ֖ר (wə·’eḇ·yā·ṯār)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 54: Abiathar -- 'the great one is father', an Israelite priest

were priests;
כֹּהֲנִֽים׃ (kō·hă·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3548: Priest


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