2 Samuel 3:23; 2 Samuel 5:10; 2 Samuel 6:2; 2 Samuel 7:8; 2 Samuel 7:26-27; 2 Samuel 8:16; 2 Samuel 10:7; 2 Samuel 10:16; 2 Samuel 10:18; 2 Samuel 17:25; 2 Samuel 19:13; 2 Samuel 20:23
When Joab and all the host that was with him were come , they told Joab, saying , Abner the son of Ner came to the king, and he hath sent him away , and he is gone in peace.
And David went on , and grew great, and the LORD God of hosts was with him.
And David arose , and went with all the people that were with him from Baale of Judah, to bring up from thence the ark of God, whose name is called by the name of the LORD of hosts that dwelleth between the cherubims.
Now therefore so shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel:
And let thy name be magnified for ever, saying , The LORD of hosts is the God over Israel: and let the house of thy servant David be established before thee.
For thou, O LORD of hosts, God of Israel, hast revealed to thy servant, saying , I will build thee an house: therefore hath thy servant found in his heart to pray this prayer unto thee.
And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder ;
And when David heard of it, he sent Joab, and all the host of the mighty men.
And Hadarezer sent , and brought out the Syrians that were beyond the river: and they came to Helam; and Shobach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.
And the Syrians fled before Israel; and David slew the men of seven hundred chariots of the Syrians, and forty thousand horsemen, and smote Shobach the captain of their host, who died there.
And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab's mother.
And say ye to Amasa, Art thou not of my bone, and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if thou be not captain of the host before me continually in the room of Joab.
Now Joab was over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites: