Joash did what the Lord approved
King Solomon then sent
Benaiah son of Jehoiada was commander of
Throughout his lifetime Jehoash did what the Lord approved,
Jehoiada, the leader of Aaron’s descendants, brought 3,700 men with him,
Ahithophel was succeeded by Jehoiada son of Benaiah and by Abiathar. Joab was the commanding general of the king’s army.
Jehoiada then drew up a covenant stipulating that he, all the people, and the king should be loyal to the Lord.
Jehoiada chose two wives for him who gave him sons and daughters.
The officers of the units of hundreds did just as
Benaiah son of Jehoida supervised
Now Joab was the general in command of all the army of Israel. Benaiah the son of Jehoida was over the Kerethites and the Perethites.
Such were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoiada, who gained fame along with the three elite warriors.
Jehoiada grew old and died at the age of 130.
Such were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoida, who gained fame among the three elite warriors.
When they were finished, they brought the rest of the silver to the king and Jehoiada. They used it to make items for the Lord’s temple, including items used in the temple service and for burnt sacrifices, pans, and various other gold and silver items. Throughout Jehoiada’s lifetime, burnt sacrifices were offered regularly in the Lord’s temple.
The Levites and all the men of Judah
After Jehoiada died, the officials of Judah visited the king and declared their loyalty to him.
But Zadok the priest, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David’s elite warriors
But he did not invite me – your servant – or Zadok the priest, or Benaiah son of Jehoiada, or your servant Solomon.
King David said, “Summon Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet,