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39 Bible Verses about Officers

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1 Kings 4:5

Azariah son of Nathan, in charge of the deputies;
Zabud son of Nathan, a priest and adviser to the king;

1 Kings 4:7-19

Solomon had 12 deputies for all Israel. They provided food for the king and his household; each one made provision for one month out of the 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 (he had Socoh and the whole land of Hepher); Ben-abinadab, in all Naphath-dor (Taphath daughter of Solomon was his 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 the other side of Jokmeam; Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (he had the villages of Jair son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead, and he had the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, 60 great cities with walls and bronze bars); Ahinadab son of Iddo, in Mahanaim; Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he also had married a daughter of Solomon—Basemath); 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 the land of Gilead, the country of Sihon king of the Amorites and of Og king of Bashan.There was one deputy in the land of Judah.

1 Kings 20:14

Ahab asked, “By whom?”And the prophet said, “This is what the Lord says: ‘By the young men of the provincial leaders.’” Then he asked, “Who is to start the battle?” He said, “You.”

2 Kings 15:25

Then his officer, Pekah son of Remaliah, conspired against him and struck him down in Samaria at the citadel of the king’s palace —as well as Argob and Arieh. There were 50 Gileadite men with Pekah. He killed Pekahiah and became king in his place.

2 Kings 18:24

How then can you drive back a single officer among the least of my master’s servants and trust in Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

Isaiah 36:9

How then can you drive back a single officer among the weakest of my master’s officers and trust in Egypt for chariots and horsemen?

Ezra 4:8

Rehum the chief deputy and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter to King Artaxerxes concerning Jerusalem as follows:

Nehemiah 11:9

Joel son of Zichri was the officer over them, and Judah son of Hassenuah was second in command over the city.

Isaiah 33:18

Your mind will meditate on the past terror:
“Where is the accountant?
Where is the tribute collector?
Where is the one who spied out our defenses?”

Exodus 14:7

he took 600 of the best chariots and all the rest of the chariots of Egypt, with officers in each one.

Exodus 15:4

He threw Pharaoh’s chariots
and his army into the sea;
the elite of his officers
were drowned in the Red Sea.

Deuteronomy 20:8-9

The officers will continue to address the army and say, ‘Is there any man who is afraid or cowardly? Let him leave and return home, so that his brothers’ hearts won’t melt like his own.’ When the officers have finished addressing the army, they will appoint military commanders to lead it.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the gold shields of Hadadezer’s officers and brought them to Jerusalem.

2 Kings 6:8

When the king of Aram was waging war against Israel, he conferred with his servants, “My camp will be at such and such a place.”

1 Chronicles 27:16-22

The following were in charge of the tribes of Israel:
For the Reubenites, Eliezer son of Zichri was the chief official;
for the Simeonites, Shephatiah son of Maacah; for the Levites, Hashabiah son of Kemuel; for Aaron, Zadok; for Judah, Elihu, one of David’s brothers; for Issachar, Omri son of Michael;read more.
for Zebulun, Ishmaiah son of Obadiah;
for Naphtali, Jerimoth son of Azriel; for the Ephraimites, Hoshea son of Azaziah;
for half the tribe of Manasseh, Joel son of Pedaiah; for half the tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo son of Zechariah;
for Benjamin, Jaasiel son of Abner; for Dan, Azarel son of Jeroham.
Those were the leaders of the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 21:5

Prepare a table, and spread out a carpet!
Eat and drink!
Rise up, you princes, and oil the shields!

Jeremiah 38:17-18

Jeremiah therefore said to Zedekiah, “This is what the Lord, the God of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: ‘If indeed you surrender to the officials of the king of Babylon, then you will live, this city will not be burned down, and you and your household will survive. But if you do not surrender to the officials of the king of Babylon, then this city will be handed over to the Chaldeans. They will burn it down, and you yourself will not escape from them.’”

Ezekiel 23:15

wearing belts on their waists and flowing turbans on their heads; all of them looked like officers, a depiction of the Babylonians in Chaldea, the land of their birth.

Acts 21:32

Taking along soldiers and centurions, he immediately ran down to them. Seeing the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.

Acts 25:23

So the next day, Agrippa and Bernice came with great pomp and entered the auditorium with the commanders and prominent men of the city. When Festus gave the command, Paul was brought in.

2 Chronicles 8:18

So Hiram sent ships to him by his servants along with crews of experienced seamen. They went with Solomon’s servants to Ophir, took from there 17 tons of gold, and delivered it to King Solomon.

Acts 20:17

Now from Miletus, he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church.

1 Kings 4:6

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

1 Kings 18:3

Ahab called for Obadiah, who was in charge of the palace. Obadiah was a man who greatly feared the Lord

2 Kings 18:18

Then they called for the king, but Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was in charge of the palace, Shebnah the court secretary, and Joah son of Asaph, the court historian, came out to them.

2 Kings 19:2

Then he sent Eliakim, who was in charge of the palace, Shebna the court secretary, and the leading priests, who were wearing sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.

1 Chronicles 26:24

Shebuel, a descendant of Moses’ son Gershom, was the officer in charge of the treasuries.

2 Chronicles 24:11

Whenever the chest was brought by the Levites to the king’s overseers, and when they saw that there was a large amount of money, the king’s secretary and the high priest’s deputy came and emptied the chest, picked it up, and returned it to its place. They did this daily and gathered the money in abundance.

Jeremiah 20:1-2

Pashhur the priest, the son of Immer and chief official in the temple of the Lord, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things. So Pashhur had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put him in the stocks at the Upper Benjamin Gate in the Lord’s temple.

Daniel 2:14-15

Then Daniel responded with tact and discretion to Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon. He asked Arioch, the king’s officer, “Why is the decree from the king so harsh?” Then Arioch explained the situation to Daniel.

Matthew 5:25

Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.

Luke 12:58

As you are going with your adversary to the ruler, make an effort to settle with him on the way. Then he won’t drag you before the judge, the judge hand you over to the bailiff, and the bailiff throw you into prison.

Luke 22:4

He went away and discussed with the chief priests and temple police how he could hand Him over to them.

Acts 5:22

But when the temple police got there, they did not find them in the jail, so they returned and reported,

Acts 16:35

When daylight came, the chief magistrates sent the police to say, “Release those men!”

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Matthew 5:25

Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.

Deuteronomy 16:18

“Appoint judges and officials for your tribes in all your towns the Lord your God is giving you. They are to judge the people with righteous judgment.

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