Jehoshaphat became more and more powerful; he built forts and store cities in Judah
and had large supplies in the towns of Judah. He also kept experienced fighting men in Jerusalem.
Their enrollment1 by families was as follows: From Judah, commanders of units of 1,000: Adnah the commander, with 300,000 fighting men;
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next, Jehohanan the commander, with 280,000;
next, Amasiah son of Zicri, who volunteered2 himself for the service of the LORD, with 200,000.
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From Benjamin:3 Eliada, a valiant soldier, with 200,000 men armed with bows and shields;
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next, Jehozabad, with 180,000 men armed for battle.
These were the men who served the king, besides those he stationed in the fortified cities4 throughout Judah.5
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