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2 Samuel 8:1 NIV

David’s Victories

1 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines.

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  • a 8:3 - Or "his control along"
  • b 8:4 - Septuagint (see also Dead Sea Scrolls and 1 Chron. 18:4); Masoretic Text "captured seventeen hundred of his charioteers"
  • c 8:8 - See some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 18:8); Hebrew "Betah" .
  • d 8:9 - Hebrew "Toi" , a variant of "Tou" ; also in verse 10
  • e 8:10 - A variant of "Hadoram"
  • f 8:12 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 18:11); most Hebrew manuscripts "Aram"
  • g 8:13 - A few Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 18:12); most Hebrew manuscripts "Aram" (that is, Arameans)
  • h 8:18 - Or "were chief officials" (see Septuagint and Targum; see also 1 Chron. 18:17)