2 Samuel 8:17
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New American Standard Bible
Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were priests, and Seraiah was secretary.

King James Bible
And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Seraiah was the scribe;

Darby Bible Translation
and Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Seraiah was scribe;

World English Bible
and Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were priests; and Seraiah was scribe;

Young's Literal Translation
and Zadok son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech son of Abiathar, are priests, and Seraiah is scribe,

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The King --Continued.
The second event recorded as important in the bright early years is the great promise of the perpetuity of the kingdom in David's house. As soon as the king was firmly established and free from war, he remembered the ancient word which said, "When He giveth you rest from all your enemies round about, so that ye dwell in safety, then there shall be a place which the Lord your God shall choose to cause His name to dwell there" (Deut. xii. 10, 11). His own ease rebukes him; he regards his tranquillity
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

Cross References
Mark 2:26
how he entered the house of God in the time of Abiathar the high priest, and ate the consecrated bread, which is not lawful for anyone to eat except the priests, and he also gave it to those who were with him?"

2 Samuel 15:24
Now behold, Zadok also came, and all the Levites with him carrying the ark of the covenant of God. And they set down the ark of God, and Abiathar came up until all the people had finished passing from the city.

2 Kings 12:10
When they saw that there was much money in the chest, the king's scribe and the high priest came up and tied it in bags and counted the money which was found in the house of the LORD.

2 Kings 18:18
When they called to the king, Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebnah the scribe and Joah the son of Asaph the recorder, came out to them.

1 Chronicles 6:4
Eleazar became the father of Phinehas, and Phinehas became the father of Abishua,

1 Chronicles 6:8
and Ahitub became the father of Zadok, and Zadok became the father of Ahimaaz,

1 Chronicles 12:28
also Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty-two captains.

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