And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with himself.
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George Leo Haydock
Seventh. Vatican Septuagint, by mistake, has "the eighth. "
Encouraged, or "strengthened. "(Septuagint) (Haydock)
Captains, whether Levites, or ancient officers of the crown, who were dissatisfied with the usurper, 4 Kings xi.