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2 Samuel 8 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:1 - After this David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and David took Meth'eg-am'mah out of the hand of the Philistines.

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

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:3 - David also defeated Hadade'zer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to restore his power at the river Euphra'tes.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:4 - And David took from him a thousand and seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand foot soldiers; and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but left enough for a hundred chariots.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:5 - And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadade'zer king of Zobah, David slew twenty-two thousand men of the Syrians.

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

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:7 - And David took the shields of gold which were carried by the servants of Hadade'zer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:8 - And from Betah and from Bero'thai, cities of Hadade'zer, King David took very much bronze.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:9 - When To'i king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the whole army of Hadade'zer,

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:10 - To'i sent his son Joram to King David, to greet him, and to congratulate him because he had fought against Hadade'zer and defeated him; for Hadade'zer had often been at war with To'i. And Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold, and of bronze;

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:11 - these also King David dedicated to the LORD, together with the silver and gold which he dedicated from all the nations he subdued,

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:12 - from Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, Am'alek, and from the spoil of Hadade'zer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:13 - And David won a name for himself. When he returned, he slew eighteen thousand E'domites in the Valley of Salt.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:14 - And he put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom he put garrisons, and all the E'domites became David's servants. And the LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - So David reigned over all Israel; and David administered justice and equity to all his people.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:16 - And Jo'ab the son of Zeru'iah was over the army; and Jehosh'aphat the son of Ahi'lud was recorder;

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:17 - and Zadok the son of Ahi'tub and Ahim'elech the son of Abi'athar were priests; and Serai'ah was secretary;

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:18 - and Benai'ah the son of Jehoi'ada was over the Cher'ethites and the Pel'ethites; and David's sons were priests.

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