2 Samuel 12:26-31 NIV

26 Meanwhile Joab fought against Rabbah1 of the Ammonites and captured the royal citadel.

References for 2 Samuel 12:26

27 Joab then sent messengers to David, saying, "I have fought against Rabbah and taken its water supply.
28 Now muster the rest of the troops and besiege the city and capture it. Otherwise I will take the city, and it will be named after me."
29 So David mustered the entire army and went to Rabbah, and attacked and captured it.
30 He took the crown2 from the head of their kinga--its weight was a talentb of gold, and it was set with precious stones--and it was placed on David's head. He took a great quantity of plunder from the city

References for 2 Samuel 12:30

    • c 12:30 - Or "of Milcom" (that is, Molech)
    • d 12:30 - That is, about 75 pounds (about 34 kilograms)
      31 and brought out the people who were there, consigning them to labor with saws and with iron picks and axes, and he made them work at brickmaking.c He did this to all the Ammonite3 towns. Then David and his entire army returned to Jerusalem.

      References for 2 Samuel 12:31

        • e 12:31 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.