Military ranks in the Bible

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There are a number of military ranks in the Bible[1] including:

  • Generals, "captains of the host"
  • captains of thousands, captains of hundreds
  • Commanders of the body-guard
  • Captains of the chariots


  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Captain (In the Bible)". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1913.