1 Chronicles 11:6
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New Living Translation
David had said to his troops, "Whoever is first to attack the Jebusites will become the commander of my armies!" And Joab, the son of David's sister Zeruiah, was first to attack, so he became the commander of David's armies.

King James Bible
And David said, Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up, and was chief.

Darby Bible Translation
And David said, Whoever smites the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain. And Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up, and was chief.

World English Bible
David said, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain." Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, and was made chief.

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith, 'Whoever smiteth the Jebusite first doth become head and prince;' and go up first doth Joab son of Zeruiah and becometh head.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

11:6 Chief - Before this he was one of David's chief captains: but now he is made captain - general of all the forces of Israel and Judah.

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2 Samuel 2:13
About the same time, Joab son of Zeruiah led David's troops out and met them at the pool of Gibeon. The two groups sat down there, facing each other from opposite sides of the pool.

2 Samuel 8:16
Joab son of Zeruiah was commander of the army. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.

1 Kings 1:7
Adonijah took Joab son of Zeruiah and Abiathar the priest into his confidence, and they agreed to help him become king.

1 Chronicles 11:5
The people of Jebus taunted David, saying, "You'll never get in here!" But David captured the fortress of Zion, which is now called the City of David.

1 Chronicles 11:7
David made the fortress his home, and that is why it is called the City of David.

1 Chronicles 18:15
Joab son of Zeruiah was commander of the army. Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was the royal historian.

1 Chronicles 27:34
Ahithophel was succeeded by Jehoiada son of Benaiah and by Abiathar. Joab was commander of the king's army.

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