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

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

Darby Bible Translation
and Sheva 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,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shevah was scribe - The king's secretary.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

Library
Appendix 2 Extracts from the Babylon Talmud
Massecheth Berachoth, or Tractate on Benedictions [76] Mishnah--From what time is the "Shema" said in the evening? From the hour that the priests entered to eat of their therumah [77] until the end of the first night watch. [78] These are the words of Rabbi Eliezer. But the sages say: Till midnight. Rabban Gamaliel says: Until the column of the morning (the dawn) rises. It happened, that his sons came back from a banquet. They said to him: "We have not said the Shema.'" He said to them, "If the column
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
2 Samuel 15:24
Zadok was there, too, and all the Levites who were with him were carrying the ark of the covenant of God. They set down the ark of God, and Abiathar offered sacrifices until all the people had finished leaving the city.

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

1 Kings 1:7
Adonijah conferred with Joab son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar the priest, and they gave him their support.

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

1 Kings 4:4
Benaiah son of Jehoiada--commander in chief; Zadok and Abiathar--priests;

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