2 Samuel 20:23
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New Living Translation
Now Joab was the commander of the army of Israel. Benaiah son of Jehoiada was captain of the king's bodyguard.

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:

Darby Bible Translation
And Joab was over all the host of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites;

World English Bible
Now Joab was over all the army of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites;

Young's Literal Translation
And Joab is over all the host of Israel, and Benaiah son of Jehoiada is over the Cherethite, and over the Pelethite,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

20:23 Over all the host - The good success of this, and of the former expedition, under the conduct of Joab, had so fixed his interest in the army, and others of David's fastest friends, that the king could not without danger displace him.

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2 Samuel 8:16
Joab son of Zeruiah was commander of the army. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.

2 Samuel 8:18
Benaiah son of Jehoiada was captain of the king's bodyguard. And David's sons served as priestly leaders.

2 Samuel 23:20
There was also Benaiah son of Jehoiada, a valiant warrior from Kabzeel. He did many heroic deeds, which included killing two champions of Moab. Another time, on a snowy day, he chased a lion down into a pit and killed it.

1 Kings 4:3
Elihoreph and Ahijah, the sons of Shisha, were court secretaries. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.

2 Kings 11:4
In the seventh year of Athaliah's reign, Jehoiada the priest summoned the commanders, the Carite mercenaries, and the palace guards to come to the Temple of the LORD. He made a solemn pact with them and made them swear an oath of loyalty there in the LORD's Temple; then he showed them the king's son.

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