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2 Samuel 8 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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David's Triumphs

(1Ch 18:1–13 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:1 - Now after this it came about that David [fn]defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took [fn]control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:2 - He [fn]defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them 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, bringing tribute.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:3 - Then David [fn]defeated Hadadezer, the son of Rehob king of Zobah, as he went to restore his [fn]rule at the [fn]River.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - David captured from him 1,700 horsemen and 20,000 foot soldiers; and David hamstrung the chariot horses, but reserved enough of them for 100 chariots.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:5 - When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer, king of Zobah, David [fn]killed 22,000 Arameans.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:6 - Then David put garrisons among the Arameans of Damascus, and the Arameans became servants to David, bringing tribute. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:7 - David took the shields of gold which were [fn]carried by the servants of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:8 - From [fn]Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, King David took a very large amount of bronze.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - Now when Toi king of Hamath heard that David had [fn]defeated all the army of Hadadezer,
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:10 - Toi sent [fn]Joram his son to King David to [fn]greet him and bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and [fn]defeated him; for Hadadezer [fn]had been at war with Toi. And [fn]Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold and of bronze.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:11 - King David also dedicated these to the LORD, with the silver and gold that he had dedicated from all the nations which he had subdued:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:12 - from [fn]Aram and Moab and the sons of Ammon and the Philistines and Amalek, and from the spoil of Hadadezer, son of Rehob, king of Zobah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:13 - So David made a name for himself when he returned from [fn]killing 18,000 [fn]Arameans in the Valley of Salt.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:14 - He put garrisons in Edom. In all Edom he put garrisons, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.
(1Ch 18:14–17 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - So David reigned over all Israel; and David [fn]administered justice and righteousness for all his people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:16 - Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:17 - Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were priests, and Seraiah was secretary.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:18 - Benaiah the son of Jehoiada [fn]was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David’s sons were [fn]chief ministers.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: smote
Literally: the bridle of the mother city
Literally: smote
Literally: smote
Literally: hand
I.e. Euphrates
Literally: smote
Literally: on
In 1 Chr 18:8, Tibhath
Literally: smitten
In 1 Chr 18:10, Hadoram
Literally: ask him of his welfare
Literally: smitten
Literally: was a man of wars
Literally: there were in his hand
Some mss read Edom
Literally: smiting
Some mss read Edom
Literally: was doing
Literally: and the Cherethites
Literally: priests

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