2 Samuel 20:26

Overview - 2 Samuel 20
By occasion of the quarrel, Sheba makes a party in Israel.
David's ten concubines are put in confinement for life.
Amasa, made captain over Judah, is slain by Joab.
14 Joab pursues Sheba unto Abel.
16 A wise woman saves the city by Sheba's head.
23 David's officers.
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2 Samuel 20:26  (King James Version)
And Ira also the Jairite was a chief ruler about David.

23:38 1 Chronicles 11:40

Judges 10:4 Judges 10:5

chief ruler
or, prince.
8:18 Genesis 41:43 Genesis 41:45 ; Exodus 2:14 Exodus 2:16
The Hebrew is {cohen ledawid,} which might be rendered, a priest of David; and so the Septuagint, Vulgate, Syriac, and Arabic. The Chaldee has {rav,} a chief or prince: probably he was a kind of domestic chaplain or seer to the king.
24:11 2 Chronicles 35:15