David's Officers

23 Joab was over Israel's entire army; Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites and Pelethites; 24 Adoniram[1] was in charge of forced labor; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder; 25 Sheva was secretary; Zadok and Abiathar were priests; 26 and Ira the Jairite[2] was David's priest.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 2 Samuel 20:23-26

Commentary on 2 Samuel 20:23-26

(Read 2 Samuel 20:23-26)

Here is the state of David's court, after his restoration. It is well when able men are appointed to discharge public duties; let all seek to perform those duties, as faithful servants to the Son of David.