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2 Samuel 8 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:1 - And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:2 - And he smote Moab, and measured them with the line, making them to lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death, and one full line to keep alive. And the Moabites became servants to David, and brought tribute.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:3 - David smote also Hadadezer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to recover his dominion at the River.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - And David took from him a thousand and seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: and David hocked all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:5 - And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:6 - Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus; and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought tribute. And Jehovah gave victory to David whithersoever he went.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:7 - And David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:8 - And from Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, king David took exceeding much brass.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - And when Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer,

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:10 - then Toi sent Joram his son unto king David, to salute him, and to bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and smitten him: for Hadadezer had wars with Toi. And Joram brought with him vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of brass:

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:11 - These also did king David dedicate unto Jehovah, with the silver and gold that he dedicated of all the nations which he subdued;

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:12 - of Syria, and of Moab, and of the children of Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalek, and of the spoil of Hadadezer, son of Rehob, king of Zobah.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:13 - And David gat him a name when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:14 - And he put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom put he garrisons, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And Jehovah gave victory to David whithersoever he went.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed justice and righteousness unto all his people.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:16 - And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:17 - and Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were priests; and Seraiah was scribe;

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:18 - and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David’s sons were chief ministers.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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