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1 Kings 4:5

Azariah the son of Nathan [was] over the governors, and Zabud the son of Nathan was a priest, an advisor to the king.

1 Kings 4:7-19

Solomon had twelve governors over all Israel, and they sustained the king and his palace, {each one was to sustain for each month of the year}. These [are] their names: Ben-Hur [was] in the hill country of Ephraim. Ben-Deker [was] in Makaz and in Shaalbim and in Beth-Shemesh and Elon of more.
Ben-Hesed [was] in the Arubbot; Socoh and all the land of Hepher [were] his. Ben-Abinadab [was] in all of Naphat of Dor; Taphath the daughter of Solomon was his wife. Baanah the son of Ahilud [was] in Taanach and Megiddo and all Beth-Shean which [is] beside Zarethan below Jezreel, of Beth-Shean up to Abel-Meholah up to the other side of Jokmeam. Ben-Geber [was] in Ramoth-Gilead; the villages of Jair, the son of Manasseh which are in the Gilead [were] his, and the region of Argob which [is] in the Bashan, sixty great cities, with walls [having] crossbars of bronze, [were] his. Ahinadab the son of Iddo [was in] Mahanaim. Ahimaaz [was] in Naphtali; he moreover also had taken Basemath the daughter of Solomon as wife. Baanah the son of Hushai [was] in Asher and Bealoth. Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah [was] in Issachar. Shimei the son of Ela [was] in Benjamin. Geber the son of Uri [was] in the land of Gilead, the land of Sihon, the king of the Amorites, and of Og, the king of Bashan; one governor which [was] over the land.

1 Kings 20:14

Ahab said, "By whom?" And he said, "Thus says Yahweh: 'By the servants of the commanders of the provinces.'" He asked, "Who will begin the battle?" And he said, "You."

2 Kings 15:25

Pekah the son of Remaliah, his captain, conspired against him, so he attacked him in Samaria in the citadel fortress of [the] palace of the king, with Argob and Arieh. With him [also were] fifty men from the children of the Gileadites, and he killed him and became king in his place.

2 Kings 18:24

How {can you repulse a single captain among the least of the servants of my master}? [Yet] you rely for yourself on Egypt for chariots and horsemen!

Isaiah 36:9

But how can you drive back {one governor among the least of my master's servants}, when you trust in Egypt for chariots and horsemen?

Ezra 4:8

Rehum the royal officer and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King Artaxerxes as follows

Nehemiah 11:9

And Joel son of Zicri, their chief officer; and Judah son of Hassenuah, second [in command] over the city.

Isaiah 33:18

Your {mind} will meditate [on the] terror: "Where [is the] one who counted? Where [is the] one who weighed out? Where [is the] one who counted the towers?"

Exodus 14:7

And he took six hundred select chariots and all the chariots of Egypt and officers over all of them.

Exodus 15:4

The chariots of Pharaoh and his army he cast into the sea, and his choice adjutants were sunk in the {Red Sea}.

Deuteronomy 20:8-9

And the officials shall continue to speak to the troops, and they shall say, '{What man} is afraid {and disheartened}? Let him go, and let him return to his house, and let him not cause the heart of his brothers to melt like his.' And {when the officials have finished speaking} to the army troops, then they shall appoint commanders of divisions at the head of the troops.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

2 Kings 6:8

The king of Aram was fighting with Israel, so he consulted with his officers, saying, "My camp is {at such and such a place}."

1 Chronicles 27:16-22

And over the tribes of Israel, for the Reubenites: the commander [was] Eliezer the son of Zikri. For the Simeonites: Shephatiah the son of Maacah. For Levi: Hashabiah the son of Kemuel. For Aaron, Zadok. For Judah: Elihu, from the brothers of David. For Issachar: Omri the son of more.
For Zebulun: Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah. For Naphtali: Jerimoth the son of Azriel. For the Ephraimites: Hoshea the son of Azaziah. For the half-tribe of Manasseh: Joel the son of Pedaiah. For the half-tribe of Manasseh in Gilead: Iddo the son of Zechariah. For Benjamin: Jaasiel son of Abner. For Dan: Azarel the son of Jeroham. These [were] the commanders of the tribes of Israel.

Isaiah 21:5

Set out the table in order! Spread out the rugs! Eat! drink! Rise up, commanders; smear [the] shield!

Jeremiah 38:17-18

Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, the God of Israel, 'If only you will go surrender to the officials 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 [do] not go surrender to the officials of the king of Babylon, then this city will be given into the hand of the Chaldeans, and they will burn it with fire, and you will not escape from their hand.'"

Ezekiel 23:15

belted with a belt at their waist with turbans on their heads, all of them [giving] [the] appearance of adjutants, the image of the {Babylonians}; Chaldea [was] the land of their birth.

Acts 21:32

{He} immediately took along soldiers and centurions [and] ran down to them. And [when] they saw the military tribune and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.

Acts 25:23

So on the next day, Agrippa and Bernice came with great pageantry and entered into the audience hall, along with military tribunes and the most prominent men of the city. And [when] Festus gave the order, Paul was brought in.

2 Chronicles 8:18

And Huram sent to him, by the hand of his servants, ships and servants knowledgeable of the sea. And they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and from there they collected four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

Acts 20:17

And from Miletus he sent [word] to Ephesus [and] summoned the elders of the church.

1 Kings 4:6

Ahishar [was] over the palace, and Adoniram the son of Abda [was] over the forced labor.

1 Kings 18:3

Ahab summoned Obadiah who [was] over the house. (Now Obadiah was fearing Yahweh greatly.

2 Kings 18:18

Then they called to the king, so Eliakim the son of Hilkiah who [was] over the palace, Shebna the secretary, and Joah the son of Asaph the recorder, came out to them.

2 Kings 19:2

He sent Eliakim who [was] over the palace, Shebna the secretary, the elders, and the priests, [all] clothed in sackcloth, to Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz.

1 Chronicles 26:24

Shebuel the son of Gershom, the son of Moses, [was] commander over the treasuries.

2 Chronicles 24:11

And whenever he brought the chest to the appointee of the king by the hand of the Levites, and when they saw that [there was] much money [in it], then the secretary of the king and the officer of the chief priest came and emptied the chest, then they took it and returned it to its place. Thus they did day by day and gathered money in abundance.

Jeremiah 20:1-2

Now Pashhur, the son of Immer, the priest [who was] officer in charge in the temple of Yahweh, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things. Then Pashhur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that [were] in the upper Gate of Benjamin, which [was] by the temple of Yahweh.

Daniel 2:14-15

Then Daniel responded prudently and discretely to Arioch, the commander of the imperial guard of the king, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon. {He asked} and said to Arioch, the royal official of the king, "{Why} is the decree from the king [so] severe?" Then Arioch explained the matter to Daniel.

Matthew 5:25

{Settle the case quickly with your accuser} while you are with him on the way, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

Luke 12:58

For as you are going with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to come to a settlement with him on the way, so that he will not drag you to the judge, and the judge will hand you over to the bailiff, and the bailiff will throw you into prison.

Luke 22:4

And he went away [and] discussed with the chief priests and officers of the temple guard how he could betray him to them.

Acts 5:22

But the officers who came did not find them in the prison, and they returned [and] reported,

Acts 16:35

And [when it] was day, the chief magistrates sent the police officers, saying, "Release those men."

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Matthew 5:25

{Settle the case quickly with your accuser} while you are with him on the way, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

Deuteronomy 16:18

"You shall appoint judges and officials for you in all your {towns} that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you throughout your tribes, and you shall render [for] the people {righteous judgments}.