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1 Kings 4:5

Azariah son of Nathan was over the officers; Zabud son of Nathan was priest and the king's friend and private advisor;

1 Kings 4:7-19

Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, who secured provisions for the king and his household; each man had to provide for a month in a year. These were their names: Ben-hur, in the hill country of Ephraim; Ben-deker, in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth-shemesh, and Elon-beth-hanan;read more.
Ben-hesed, in Arubboth (to him belonged Socoh and all the land of Hepher); Ben-abinadab, in Naphoth-dor (he had Taphath, Solomon's daughter, as wife); Baana son of Ahilud, in Taanach, Megiddo, and all Beth-shean which is beside Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth-shean to Abel-meholah as far as beyond Jokmeam; Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (to him belonged the villages of Jair son of Manasseh which are in Gilead, also the region of Argob which is in Bashan, sixty great cities with walls and bronze bars); Ahinadab son of Iddo, in Mahanaim; Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he had taken Basemath, Solomon's daughter, as his wife); Baana son of Hushai, in Asher and Bealoth; Jehoshaphat son of Paruah, in Issachar; Shimei son of Ela, in Benjamin; Geber son of Uri, in Gilead, the country of Sihon king of the Amorites and of Og king of Bashan; only one officer was over all the country [at one time, each serving for one month].

1 Kings 20:14

Ahab said, By whom? And he said, Thus says the Lord: By the young men [the attendants or bodyguards] of the governors of the districts. Then Ahab said, Who shall order the battle? And he answered, You.

2 Kings 15:25

But Pekah son of Remaliah, his captain, conspired against [Pekahiah] and attacked him in Samaria, in the citadel of the king's house, with Argob and Arieh; [for] with [Pekah] were fifty Gileadites. And he killed him and reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 18:24

How then can you beat back one captain among the least of my master's servants, when your trust is put in Egypt for chariots and horsemen?

Isaiah 36:9

How then can you repulse the attack of a single captain of the least of my master's servants, when you put your reliance on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

Ezra 4:8

Rehum the [Persian] commander [of the Samaritans] and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes the king of this sort -- "

Nehemiah 11:9

Joel son of Zichri was overseer, and Judah son of Hassenuah was second over the city.

Isaiah 33:18

Your mind will meditate on the terror: [asking] Where is he who counted? Where is he who weighed the tribute? Where is he who counted the towers?

Exodus 14:7

And took 600 chosen chariots and all the other chariots of Egypt, with officers over all of them.

Exodus 15:4

Pharaoh's chariots and his host has He cast into the sea; his chosen captains also are sunk in the Red Sea.

Deuteronomy 20:8-9

And the officers shall speak further to the people, and say, What man is fearful and fainthearted? Let him return to his house, lest [because of him] his brethren's [minds and] hearts faint as does his own. And when the officers finish speaking to the people, they shall appoint commanders at the head of the people.

2 Samuel 8:7

And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 6:8

When the king of Syria was warring against Israel, after counseling with his servants, he said, In such and such a place shall be my camp.

1 Chronicles 27:16-22

Also over the tribes of Israel: of the Reubenites: Eliezer son of Zichri was chief officer; of the Simeonites: Shephatiah son of Maachah; Of Levi: Hashabiah son of Kemuel; of Aaron: Zadok; Of Judah: Elihu, one of David's brothers; of Issachar: Omri son of Michael;read more.
Of Zebulun: Ishmaiah son of Obadiah; of Naphtali: Jerimoth son of Azriel; Of the Ephraimites: Hoshea son of Azaziah; of the half-tribe of Manasseh: Joel son of Pedaiah; Of the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead: Iddo son of Zechariah; of Benjamin: Jaasiel son of Abner; Of Dan: Azarel son of Jeroham. These were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 21:5

They prepare the table, they spread the rugs, [and having] set the watchers [the revelers take no other precaution], they eat, they drink. Arise, you princes, and oil your shields [for your deadly foe is at the gates]!

Jeremiah 38:17-18

Then said Jeremiah to Zedekiah, Thus says the Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel: If you will go forth and surrender to the princes of the king of Babylon, then you will live and this city will not be burned with fire; and you will live -- "you and your house. But if you will not go forth and surrender to the princes of the king of Babylon, then this city will be given into the hands of the Chaldeans and they will burn it with fire; and you will not escape out of their hands.

Ezekiel 23:15

Girded with girdles on their loins, with flowing turbans on their heads, all of them looking like officers, a picture of Babylonian men whose native land was Chaldea,

Acts 21:32

So immediately he took soldiers and centurions and hurried down among them; and when the people saw the commandant and the troops, they stopped beating Paul.

Acts 25:23

So the next day Agrippa and Bernice approached with great display, and they went into the audience hall accompanied by the military commandants and the prominent citizens of the city. At the order of Festus Paul was brought in.

2 Chronicles 8:18

And Huram sent him by his servants ships and servants familiar with the sea; and they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir and took from there 450 talents of gold and brought them to King Solomon.

Acts 20:17

However, from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and summoned the elders of the church [to come to him there].

1 Timothy 3:1

The saying is true and irrefutable: If any man [eagerly] seeks the office of bishop (superintendent, overseer), he desires an excellent task (work).

Titus 1:5

For this reason I left you [behind] in Crete, that you might set right what was defective and finish what was left undone, and that you might appoint elders and set them over the churches (assemblies) in every city as I directed you.

1 Kings 4:6

Ahishar was in charge of the palace; and Adoniram son of Abda was in charge of the forced labor.

1 Kings 18:3

And Ahab called Obadiah, who was the governor of his house. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly;

2 Kings 18:18

When they called for the king, there came out to them Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was over the king's household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder.

2 Kings 19:2

And he sent Eliakim, who was over his household, Shebna the scribe, and the older priests, covered with sackcloth, to Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz.

1 Chronicles 26:24

Shebuel son of Gershom, the son of Moses, was ruler over the treasuries.

2 Chronicles 24:11

When the Levites brought the chest to the king's office, and whenever they saw that there was much money, the king's secretary and the high priest's officer came and emptied the chest and carried it to its place again. Thus they did day by day and collected money in abundance.

Jeremiah 20:1-2

Now Pashhur son of Immer, the priest, who was [also] chief officer in the house of the Lord, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things. Then Pashhur beat Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that were at the upper Benjamin Gate by the house of the Lord.

Daniel 2:14-15

Then Daniel returned an answer which was full of prudence and wisdom to Arioch the captain or executioner of the king's guard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon. He said to Arioch, the king's captain, Why is the decree so urgent and hasty from the king? Then Arioch explained the matter to Daniel.

Matthew 5:25

Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the way traveling with him, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison.

Luke 12:58

Then as you go with your accuser before a magistrate, on the way make a diligent effort to settle and be quit (free) of him, lest he drag you to the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer put you in prison.

Luke 22:4

And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and captains how he might betray Him and deliver Him up to them.

Acts 5:22

But when the attendants arrived there, they failed to find them in the jail; so they came back and reported,

Acts 16:35

But when it was day, the magistrates sent policemen, saying, Release those fellows and let them go.

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Matthew 5:25

Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the way traveling with him, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison.

Deuteronomy 16:18

You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns which the Lord your God gives you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.