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1 Chronicles 18:17 International Standard Version (ISV)

17 Jehoiada’s son Benaiah supervised the special forces[a] and mercenaries,[b] while David’s sons worked as chief officials in service to the king.[c]


  1. 1 Chronicles 18:17 Lit. Cherethites; i.e. elite body guards
  2. 1 Chronicles 18:17 Lit. Pelethites; i.e. special couriers
  3. 1 Chronicles 18:17 Cf. 2Sam 8:19, which describes them as priests
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1 Chronicles 18:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites and Pelethites; and David’s sons were chief officials at the king’s side.

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