English Standard Version
Zadok, a young man mighty in valor, and twenty-two commanders from his own fathers’ house.
King James Bible
And Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.
American Standard Version
and Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.
Sadoc also a young man of excellent disposition, and the house of his father, twenty-two principal men.
English Revised Version
and Zadok, a young man mighty of valour, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.
Webster's Bible Translation
And Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
"For every day" (בּיום יום לעת, at the time of each day) "came (people) to David to help him, until to a great host, like a host of God," i.e., until his band grew to a camp like to a host of God. אלהים מחנה, a host which God has formed, and in which the power of God shows itself; cf. hills and cedars of God, Psalm 36:7; Psalm 80:11. In these concluding remarks to the enumeration by name of the valiant men who during Saul's lifetime went over to David, there is no exaggeration which would betray an idealizing historian (Movers, S. 270). The greatness of a host of God is to be estimated according to the power and the spirit, not according to the number, of the warriors, so that we need not take the words to mean a host of thousands and tens of thousands. David had at first 400, afterwards 600, valiant warriors, against whom Saul with his thousands could accomplish nothing. The increase in their number from 400 to 600 shows that the host increased from day to day, especially when we keep in mind the fact that after Saul's defeat considerable bands of fugitives must certainly have gone over to David before he was anointed in Hebron to be king over Judah. The expression is only rhetorical, not idealizing or exaggerating.
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2 Samuel 8:17
and Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were priests, and Seraiah was secretary,
1 Chronicles 6:8
Ahitub fathered Zadok, Zadok fathered Ahimaaz,
1 Chronicles 6:53
Zadok his son, Ahimaaz his son.
1 Chronicles 12:27
The prince Jehoiada, of the house of Aaron, and with him 3,700.
1 Chronicles 15:11
Then David summoned the priests Zadok and Abiathar, and the Levites Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab,
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