2 Samuel 8:16

16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder;

2 Samuel 8:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;
ESV
16 Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder,
NLT
16 Joab son of Zeruiah was commander of the army. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.
MSG
16 Joab son of Zeruiah was head of the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was clerk;
CSB
16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was court historian;

2 Samuel 8:16 In-Context

14 He put garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites became subject to David. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.
15 David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right for all his people.
16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder;
17 Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary;
18 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites and Pelethites; and David’s sons were priests.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 2:13; 2 Samuel 19:13; 1 Chronicles 11:6
  • 2. 2 Samuel 20:24; 1 Kings 4:3
  • 3. Isaiah 36:3,22
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