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2 Samuel 10 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Ammon and Aram Defeated

(1Ch 19:1–19 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:1 - Now it happened afterwards that the king of the Ammonites died, and Hanun his son became king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:2 - Then David said, “I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent [fn]some of his servants to console him concerning his father. But when David’s servants came to the land of the Ammonites,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:3 - the princes of the Ammonites said to Hanun their lord, “[fn]Do you think that David is honoring your father because he has sent consolers to you? Has David not sent his servants to you in order to search the city, to spy it out and overthrow it?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:4 - So Hanun took David’s servants and shaved off half of their beards, and cut off their garments in the middle as far as their hips, and sent them away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:5 - When they told it to David, he sent to meet them, for the men were greatly humiliated. And the king said, “[fn]Stay at Jericho until your beards grow, and then return.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:6 - Now when the sons of Ammon saw that they had become odious to David, the sons of Ammon sent and hired the Arameans of Beth-rehob and the Arameans of Zobah, 20,000 foot soldiers, and the king of Maacah with 1,000 men, and the men of Tob with 12,000 men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:7 - When David heard of it, he sent Joab and all the army, the mighty men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:8 - The sons of Ammon came out and drew up in battle array at the entrance of the [fn]city, while the Arameans of Zobah and of Rehob and the men of Tob and Maacah were by themselves in the field.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:9 - Now when Joab saw that [fn]the battle was set against him in front and in the rear, he selected from all the choice men of Israel, and arrayed them against the Arameans.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:10 - But the remainder of the people he placed in the hand of Abishai his brother, and he arrayed them against the sons of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:11 - He said, “If the Arameans are too strong for me, then you shall help me, but if the sons of Ammon are too strong for you, then I will come to help you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:12 - “Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:13 - So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:14 - When the sons of Ammon saw that the Arameans fled, they also fled before Abishai and entered the city. Then Joab returned from fighting against the sons of Ammon and came to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:15 - When the Arameans saw that they had been [fn]defeated by Israel, they gathered themselves together.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:16 - And Hadadezer sent and brought out the Arameans who were beyond the [fn]River, and they came to Helam; and Shobach the commander of the army of Hadadezer [fn]led them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:17 - Now when it was told David, he gathered all Israel together and crossed the Jordan, and came to Helam. And the Arameans arrayed themselves to meet David and fought against him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:18 - But the Arameans fled before Israel, and David killed 700 charioteers of the Arameans and 40,000 horsemen and struck down Shobach the commander of their army, and he died there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:19 - When all the kings, servants of Hadadezer, saw that they were [fn]defeated by Israel, they made peace with Israel and served them. So the Arameans feared to help the sons of Ammon anymore.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: by the hand of
Literally: In your eyes is David honoring
Literally: Return to
Literally: gate
Literally: the faces of the battle were against
Literally: smitten before
I.e. Euphrates
Literally: before
Literally: smitten before
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