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Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:1 - Later David defeated the Philistines and subdued them. David took Metheg Ammah from the Philistines.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:2 - He defeated the Moabites. He made them lie on the ground and then used a rope to measure them off. He put two-thirds of them to death and spared the other third. The Moabites became David's subjects and brought tribute.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:3 - David defeated King Hadadezer son of Rehob of Zobah when he came to reestablish his authority over the Euphrates River.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - David seized from him 1,700 charioteers and 20,000 infantrymen. David cut the hamstrings of all but a hundred of the chariot horses.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:5 - The Arameans of Damascus came to help King Hadadezer of Zobah, but David killed 22,000 of the Arameans.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:6 - David placed garrisons in the territory of the Arameans of Damascus; the Arameans became David's subjects and brought tribute. The LORD protected David wherever he campaigned.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:7 - David took the golden shields that belonged to Hadadezer's servants and brought them to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:8 - From Tebah and Berothai, Hadadezer's cities, King David took a great deal of bronze.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - When King Toi of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer,

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:10 - he sent his son Joram to King David to extend his best wishes and to pronounce a blessing on him for his victory over Hadadezer, for Toi had been at war with Hadadezer. He brought with him various items made of silver, gold, and bronze.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:11 - King David dedicated these things to the LORD, along with the dedicated silver and gold that he had taken from all the nations that he had subdued,

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:12 - including Aram, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and Amelek. This also included some of the plunder taken from King Hadadezer son of Rehob of Zobah.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:13 - David became famous when he returned from defeating the Arameans in the Valley of Salt, he defeated 18,000 in all.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:14 - He placed garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites became David's subjects. The LORD protected David wherever he campaigned.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - David reigned over all Israel; he guaranteed justice for all his people.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:16 - Joab son of Zeruiah was general in command of the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was secretary;

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

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:18 - Benaiah son of Jehoida supervised the Kerithites and Pelethites; and David's sons were priests.

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