I would give him an accounting of my steps; like a prince I would approach him.
David consulted with his military officers, including those who led groups of a thousand and those who led groups of a hundred.
Look, I made him a witness to nations,
Phinehas son of Eleazar had been their leader in earlier times, and the Lord was with him.
The prince who is a great oppressor lacks wisdom,
Then follow him up as he comes and sits on my throne. He will be king in my place; I have decreed
Go, tell Jeroboam, ‘This is what the Lord God of Israel says: “I raised you up
Azariah son of Hilkiah, son of Meshullam, son of Zadok, son of Meraioth, son of Ahitub the leader in God’s temple;
The officers of the Israelite tribes: Eliezer son of Zikri was the leader of the Reubenites, Shephatiah son of Maacah led the Simeonites,
Zikri, an Ephraimite warrior, killed the king’s son Maaseiah, Azrikam, the supervisor of the palace, and Elkanah, the king’s second-in-command.
they brought in the contributions, tithes,
Now Pashhur son of Immer heard Jeremiah prophesy these things. He was the priest who was chief of security
David replied to Michal, “It was before the Lord! I was celebrating before the Lord, who chose me over your father and his entire family
“So now, say this to my servant David: ‘This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd
“I raised you up
“Go back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of my people: ‘This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: “I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I will heal you. The day after tomorrow
In the past, even when Saul was king, you were Israel’s commanding general.
“So now, say this to my servant David: ‘This is what the Lord who commands armies