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1 Chronicles 18:13 ASV
And he put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became servants to David. And Jehovah gave victory to David whithersoever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 BBE
David put armed forces in all the towns of Edom; and all the Edomites became servants to David. The Lord made David overcome wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 CEB
He stationed soldiers in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's slaves. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 CJB
David stationed garrisons in Edom, and all the people of Edom became subject to him. ADONAI gave victory to David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 RHE
And he put a garrison in Edom, that Edom should serve David: and the Lord preserved David in all things to which he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 ESV
Then he put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's servants. And the LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 GW
He put troops in Edom, and all its people became David's subjects. Everywhere David went, the LORD gave him victories.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 GNT
He set up military camps throughout Edom, and the people there became King David's subjects. The Lord made David victorious everywhere.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 HNV
He put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edom became servants to David. The LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 CSB
He put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites were subject to David. The Lord made David victorious wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 KJV
And he put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became David's servants. Thus the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went .
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1 Chronicles 18:13 LEB
And he put garrisons in Edom, and all Edom became servants to David. And Yahweh delivered David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NAS
Then he put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And the LORD helped David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NCV
David put groups of soldiers in Edom, and all the Edomites became his servants. The Lord gave David victory everywhere he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NIRV
He stationed some soldiers in Edom. The whole nation of Edom was brought under his rule. The LORD helped David win his battles everywhere he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NIV
He put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became subject to David. The LORD gave David victory everywhere he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NKJV
He also put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's servants. And the Lord preserved David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NLT
He placed army garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites became David's subjects. This was another example of how the LORD made David victorious wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 NRS
He put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became subject to David. And the Lord gave victory to David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 RSV
And he put garrisons in Edom; and all the E'domites became David's servants. And the LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 DBY
And he put garrisons in Edom; and all they of Edom became servants to David. And Jehovah preserved David whithersoever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 MSG
He set up a puppet government in Edom and the Edomites became subjects under David. God gave David victory wherever he marched.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 WBT
And he put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became David's servants. Thus the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 TMB
And he put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's servants. Thus the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 TNIV
He put garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became subject to David. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 WEB
He put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became servants to David. Yahweh gave victory to David wherever he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 WYC
And he set stronghold(s) in Edom, that Idumeans should serve David (And David put strongholds, or garrisons, in Edom, so that the Edomites would serve him). And the Lord saved David in all things, to which he went.
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1 Chronicles 18:13 YLT
and he putteth in Edom garrisons, and all the Edomites are servants to David; and Jehovah saveth David whithersoever he hath gone.
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1 Chronicles 18 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 18

David's victories.

( 2 Samuel 19 ) under the Captain of our salvation, will end in everlasting triumph and peace. The happiness of Israel, through David's victories, and just government, faintly shadowed forth the happiness of the redeemed in the realms above.

1 Chronicles 18 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 18

1 Chronicles 18:1 1 Chronicles 18:2 . DAVID SUBDUES THE PHILISTINES AND MOABITES.

1. David . . . took Gath and her towns--The full extent of David's conquests in the Philistine territory is here distinctly stated, whereas in the parallel passage ( 2 Samuel 8:1 ) it was only described in a general way. Gath was the "Metheg-ammah," or "arm-bridle," as it is there called--either from its supremacy as the capital over the other Philistine towns, or because, in the capture of that important place and its dependencies, he obtained the complete control of his restless neighbors.

2. he smote Moab--The terrible severities by which David's conquest of that people was marked, and the probable reason of their being subjected to such a dreadful retribution, are narrated ( 2 Samuel 8:2 ).
the Moabites . . . brought gifts--that is, became tributary to Israel.

1 Chronicles 18:3-17 . DAVID SMITES HADADEZER AND THE SYRIANS.

3. Hadarezer--or, "Hadadezer" ( 2 Samuel 8:3 ), which was probably the original form of the name, was derived from Hadad, a Syrian deity. It seems to have become the official and hereditary title of the rulers of that kingdom.
Zobah--Its situation is determined by the words "unto" or "towards Hamath," a little to the northeast of Damascus, and is supposed by some to be the same place as in earlier times was called Hobah ( Genesis 14:15 ). Previous to the rise of Damascus, Zobah was the capital of the kingdom which held supremacy among the petty states of Syria.
as he went to stablish his dominion by the river Euphrates--Some refer this to David, who was seeking to extend his possessions in one direction towards a point bordering on the Euphrates, in accordance with the promise ( Genesis 15:18 , Numbers 24:17 ). But others are of opinion that, as David's name is mentioned ( 1 Chronicles 18:4 ), this reference is most applicable to Hadadezer.

4-8. And David took from him a thousand In 2 Samuel 8:4 David is said to have taken seven hundred horsemen, whereas here it is said that he took seven thousand. This great discrepancy in the text of the two narratives seems to have originated with a transcriber in confounding the two Hebrew letters which indicate the numbers, and in neglecting to mark or obscure the points over one of them. We have no means of ascertaining whether seven hundred or seven thousand be the more correct. Probably the former should be adopted [DAVIDSON'S HERMENUTICS].
but reserved of them an hundred chariots--probably to grace a triumphal procession on his return to Jerusalem, and after using them in that way, destroy them like the rest.

8. from Tibhath and from Chun--These places are called Betah and Berothai ( 2 Samuel 8:8 ). Perhaps the one might be the Jewish, the other the Syrian, name of these towns. Neither their situation nor the connection between them is known. The Arabic version makes them to be Emesa (now Hems) and Baal-bek, both of which agree very well with the relative position of Zobah.

9-13. Tou--or Toi--whose dominions border on those of Hadadezer.

17. the Cherethites and the Pelethites--who formed the royal bodyguard. The Cherethites were, most probably, those brave men who all along accompanied David while among the Philistines, and from that people derived their name ( 1 Samuel 30:14 , Ezekiel 25:16 , Zephaniah 2:5 ) as well as their skill in archery--while the Pelethites were those who joined him at Ziklag, took their name from Pelet, the chief man in the company ( 1 Chronicles 12:3 ), and, being Benjamites, were expert in the use of the sling.