2 Samuel 8:6-16 NIV

6 He put garrisons1 in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject2 to him and brought tribute. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.3

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7 David took the gold shields4 that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.

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8 From Tebaha and Berothai,5 towns that belonged to Hadadezer, King David took a great quantity of bronze.

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    • b 8:8 - See some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 18:8); Hebrew "Betah".
      9 When Toub king of Hamath6 heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer,7

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        • c 8:9 - Hebrew "Toi", a variant of "Tou"; also in verse 10
          10 he sent his son Joramc to King David to greet him and congratulate him on his victory in battle over Hadadezer, who had been at war with Tou. Joram brought with him articles of silver and gold and bronze.

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            • d 8:10 - A variant of "Hadoram"
              11 King David dedicated8 these articles to the LORD, as he had done with the silver and gold from all the nations he had subdued:

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              12 Edomd9 and Moab,10 the Ammonites11 and the Philistines,12 and Amalek.13 He also dedicated the plunder taken from Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah.

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                • e 8:12 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 18:11); most Hebrew manuscripts "Aram"
                  13 And David became famous14 after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomitese in the Valley of Salt.15

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                    • f 8:13 - A few Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 18:12); most Hebrew manuscripts "Aram" (that is, Arameans)
                      14 He put garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites16 became subject to David.17 The LORD gave David victory18 wherever he went.19

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                      David's Officials

                      8:15-18pp -- 1Ch 18:14-17

                      15 David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right20 for all his people.

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                      16 Joab21 son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat22 son of Ahilud was recorder;23

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