Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.

Bible References

The officers

Deuteronomy 1:15
So I took the principals of your tribes, wise men and experts, and made them princes over you, princes over thousands and princes over hundreds and princes over fifties and princes over tens and officers among your tribes.
Deuteronomy 16:18
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all the gates of thy cities, which the LORD thy God shall give thee throughout thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with just (and righteous) judgment.
Numbers 31:14
And Moses was angry with the officers of the host, with the captains over thousands and captains over hundreds who returned from the battle.
1 Samuel 17:18
and carry these ten cheeses unto the captain of their thousand and look how thy brethren fare and take their pledge.