1 Kings 4:4
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New Living Translation
Benaiah son of Jehoiada was commander of the army. Zadok and Abiathar were priests.

King James Bible
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:

Darby Bible Translation
and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

World English Bible
and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the army; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;

Young's Literal Translation
and Benaiah son of Jehoiada is over the host; and Zadok and Abiathar are priests;

1 Kings 4:4 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:4 Priests - That is, the high - priests, successively, first Abiathar, and then Zadok.

1 Kings 4:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Fact of the Redeemer's Return was Typified in the Lives of Joseph and Solomon.
In the Old Testament there are numerous references to the Second Coming of Christ, references both direct and typical, but in every instance it was His return to the earth which was in view. The secret coming of Christ into the air, to catch up the saints to Himself, was an event quite unknown to the Old Testament prophets, an event kept secret until revealed by God to the apostle Paul who, when writing to the Corinthians upon this particular aspect of our subject, said, "Behold, I show you a mystery
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return

Perhaps There is no Book Within the Whole Canon of Scripture So Perplexing and Anomalous...
Perhaps there is no book within the whole canon of Scripture so perplexing and anomalous, at first sight, as that entitled "Ecclesiastes." Its terrible hopelessness, its bold expression of those difficulties with which man is surrounded on every side, the apparent fruitlessness of its quest after good, the unsatisfactory character, from a Christian standpoint, of its conclusion: all these points have made it, at one and the same time, an enigma to the superficial student of the Word, and the arsenal
F. C. Jennings—Old Groans and New Songs

Solomon
In the reign of David and Solomon, Israel became strong among the nations and had many opportunities to wield a mighty influence in behalf of truth and the right. The name of Jehovah was exalted and held in honor, and the purpose for which the Israelites had been established in the Land of Promise bade fair of meeting with fulfillment. Barriers were broken down, and seekers after truth from the lands of the heathen were not turned away unsatisfied. Conversions took place, and the church of God on
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Care of the Soul Urged as the one Thing Needful
Luke 10:42 -- "But one thing is needful." It was the amiable character of our blessed Redeemer, that "he went about doing good," this great motive, which animated all his actions, brought him to the house of his friend Lazarus, at Bethany, and directed his behavior there. Though it was a season of recess from public labor, our Lord brought the sentiments and the pious cares of a preacher of righteousness into the parlor of a friend; and there his doctrine dropped as the rain, and distilled as the
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Cross References
2 Samuel 8:18
Benaiah son of Jehoiada was captain of the king's bodyguard. And David's sons served as priestly leaders.

2 Samuel 20:25
Sheva was the court secretary. Zadok and Abiathar were the priests.

1 Kings 2:27
So Solomon deposed Abiathar from his position as priest of the LORD, thereby fulfilling the prophecy the LORD had given at Shiloh concerning the descendants of Eli.

1 Kings 2:35
Then the king appointed Benaiah to command the army in place of Joab, and he installed Zadok the priest to take the place of Abiathar.

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