The Bible in Its Traditions

2 Samuel 20:23–26

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23  Now Joab was over all the host of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites;

2Sm20:24  Yet truly, Adoram was over the tributes. And Jehoshaphat, the son of Ahilud, was the keeper of records.

23  Now Joab was in command of all the army of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was in command of the freedmen and the laborers,

24  and Adoram was over the levy; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was the recorder;

2Sm20:25  Now Sheva was the scribe. And truly Zadok and Abiathar were the priests.

24  And Adoniram was in charge of the tribute, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was the recorder,

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25  and Sheva was scribe; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

2Sm20:26  But Ira, the Jairite, was the priest of David.

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26  and Ira also the Jairite was chief minister unto David.

26  Moreover Iras the son of Iarin was priest to David.

2Sm21:1  And a famine occurred, during the days of David, for three years continuously. And David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: “This is because of Saul, and his house of bloodshed. For he killed the Gibeonites.”