Next in command
The Israelites journeyed
When David heard the news, he sent Joab and the entire army to meet them.
Such were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoida, who gained fame among the three elite warriors.
Such were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoiada, who gained fame along with the three elite warriors.
These divisions of the gatekeepers, corresponding to their leaders, had assigned responsibilities, like their relatives, as they served in the Lord’s temple.
He threw stones at David and all of King David’s servants, as well as all the people and the soldiers who were on his right and on his left.
So Joab’s men, accompanied by the Kerethites, the Pelethites, and all the warriors, left Jerusalem to pursue Sheba son of Bicri.
and said, “O Lord, I will not do this!
Then Jeremiah replied to all the people, both men and women, who responded to him in this way.
These are the names of David’s warriors: Josheb-Basshebeth, a Tahkemonite, was head of the officers.
Next in command
So the three elite warriors broke through the Philistine forces and drew some water from the cistern in Bethlehem near the gate. They carried it back to David, but he refused to drink it. He poured it out as a drink offering to the Lord
This is the list of David’s warriors:
The descendants of Eleazar had more leaders than the descendants of Ithamar, so they divided them up accordingly; the descendants of Eleazar had sixteen leaders, while the descendants of Ithamar had eight.
He has also conferred his favor on me before the king, his advisers, and all the influential leaders of the king. I gained strength as the hand of the Lord my God was on me, and I gathered leaders from Israel to go up with me.
Nehemiah son of Azbuk, head of a half-district of Beth Zur, worked after him as far as the tombs of David and the artificial pool and the House of the Warriors.
They also led off all the men, women, children, and royal princesses