The king went to Gibeon to offer sacrifices, for it had the most prominent of the high places.
The king of Babylon deported to Babylon all the soldiers (there were 7,000), as well as 1,000 craftsmen and metal workers. This included all the best warriors.
According to the genealogical records of their families, they had 36,000 warriors available for battle, for they had numerous wives and sons.
All these were the sons of Jediael. Listed in their genealogical records were 17,200 family leaders and warriors who were capable of marching out to battle.
Their relatives, who were leaders of their families, numbered 1,760. They were capable men who were assigned to carry out the various tasks of service in God’s temple.
From Ephraim there were 20,800 warriors, who had brought fame to their families.
From the half tribe of Manasseh there were 18,000 who had been designated by name to come and make David king.
From Zebulun there were 50,000 warriors who were prepared for battle, equipped with all kinds of weapons, and ready to give their undivided loyalty.
From the other side of the Jordan, from Reuben, Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh, there were 120,000 men armed with all kinds of weapons.
The Arameans of Damascus came to help King Hadadezer of Zobah, but David killed 22,000 of the Arameans.
The Levites who were thirty years old and up were counted; there were 38,000 men.
Jashobeam son of Zabdiel was in charge of the first division, which was assigned the first month. His division consisted of 24,000 men.
Dodai the Ahohite was in charge of the division assigned the second month; Mikloth was the next in rank.
The third army commander, assigned the third month, was Benaiah son of Jehoiada the priest. He was the leader of his division, which consisted of 24,000 men.
The fourth, assigned the fourth month, was Asahel, brother of Joab; his son Zebadiah succeeded him.
The seventh, assigned the seventh month, was Helez the Pelonite, an Ephraimite. His division consisted of 24,000 men.
The eleventh, assigned the eleventh month, was Benaiah the Pirathonite, an Ephraimite. His division consisted of 24,000 men.
The twelfth, assigned the twelfth month, was Heldai the Netophathite, a descendant of Othniel. His division consisted of 24,000 men.