2 Samuel 20:23
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English Standard Version
Now Joab was in command of all the army of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was in command of the Cherethites and the Pelethites;

King James Bible
Now Joab was over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites:

American Standard Version
Now Joab was over all the host of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites;

Douay-Rheims Bible
So Joab was over all the army of Israel: and Banaias the son of Joiada was over the Cerethites and Phelethites,

English Revised Version
Now Joab was over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites:

Webster's Bible Translation
Now Joab was over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites:

2 Samuel 20:23 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Then a wise woman of the city desired to speak to Joab, and said (from the wall) to him (2 Samuel 20:18), "They were formerly accustomed to say, ask Abel; and so they brought (a thing) to pass." These words show that Abel had formerly been celebrated for the wisdom of its inhabitants.

2 Samuel 20:23 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now Joab

2 Samuel 8:16-18 And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder...

1 Chronicles 18:15-17 And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, recorder...

and Benaiah

2 Samuel 20:7 And there went out after him Joab's men, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, and all the mighty men...

Cross References
2 Samuel 8:16
Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder,

2 Samuel 8:18
and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites, and David's sons were priests.

2 Samuel 23:20
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was a valiant man of Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds. He struck down two ariels of Moab. He also went down and struck down a lion in a pit on a day when snow had fallen.

1 Kings 4:3
Elihoreph and Ahijah the sons of Shisha were secretaries; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;

2 Kings 11:4
But in the seventh year Jehoiada sent and brought the captains of the Carites and of the guards, and had them come to him in the house of the LORD. And he made a covenant with them and put them under oath in the house of the LORD, and he showed them the king's son.

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