trumpet as a signal for his men to leave the cit+. )he+ went back home. *oab returned to *erusalem
to the king.(, *oab was in command of the arm+ of %srael. Benaiah
son of *ehoiada was in charge of !avids bod+guards.(- Adoniram was in charge of the forced labor. *ehoshaphat son of Ahilud was in charge of the records.(/ Sheva was the court secretar+. adok and Abiathar were thepriests.(0 And %ra& a descendant of *air& was a priest to !avid.
Simplified Bible Dictionary *20:5 assembled:
*ehovah God has in the past commanded hisfaithful servants to assemble for various purposes. Such gatheringsoffered man+ spiritual benefits and were occasions for great jo+.)he Hebrew word edhah' is translated into the ?nglish termsassemble or congregate. ( Samuel (7:/; )he Hebrew word migra'means convention or assembl+. ?odus 1(:10; <eviticus (,:(& ,;)he Greek word ekklesia' is usuall+ rendered congregation&assembl+& or bringing together. Acts :,4C 1,:-,; Hebrews 1(:(,;*ames (:(; <arge crowds assembled before *esus 2hrist. 8ne of those occasions happened on the $ount of 8lives at the Sermon onthe $ount. )his is recorded at $atthew /:1 through :(5. Hol+ Spirit was poured out on those assembled on 3entecost ,, 2.?.Acts (:19-; %t was the custom for earl+ 2hristians to meet together.Acts 11:(0; Hebrews 17:(,9(/; *ames (:195;
Abishai was !avids nephew. His mother was!avids sister or half sister eruiah. He had two brothers& *oab and Asahel. ( Samuel (:14; 1 2hronicles (:1/& 10; Abishai supportedhis uncle !avid in all his militar+ campaigns. He was noted for hismight+ prowess who served over ,7 warriors. He once struck down,77 of the enem+ single9handed. ( Samuel (,:14& 15; Abishai isreported to have struck down 14&777 ?domites. 1 2hronicles 14:1(C15:1191/; ( Samuel (7:1& 0C (1:1/91;
Dirst known as Salem the 2it+ of 3eace. )heHebrew meaning of *erusalem is Doundation of )wofold 3eace.' %t was also known as the 2it+ of *ehovah %saiah 07:1-;C ion %saiah,,:(7; and the Hol+ 2it+ $atthew -:/;.