2 Samuel 8:9-18 NIV

9 When Toua king of Hamath1 heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer,2

References for 2 Samuel 8:9

    • c 8:9 - Hebrew "Toi", a variant of "Tou"; also in verse 10
      10 he sent his son Joramb 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.

      References for 2 Samuel 8:10

        • d 8:10 - A variant of "Hadoram"
          11 King David dedicated3 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 Edomc4 and Moab,5 the Ammonites6 and the Philistines,7 and Amalek.8 He also dedicated the plunder taken from Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah.

          References for 2 Samuel 8:12

            • e 8:12 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 18:11); most Hebrew manuscripts "Aram"
              13 And David became famous9 after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomitesd in the Valley of Salt.10

              References for 2 Samuel 8:13

                • 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 Edomites11 became subject to David.12 The LORD gave David victory13 wherever he went.14

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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 right15 for all his people.

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                  16 Joab16 son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat17 son of Ahilud was recorder;18

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                  17 Zadok19 son of Ahitub and Ahimelech son of Abiathar20 were priests; Seraiah was secretary;21
                  18 Benaiah22 son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites23 and Pelethites; and David's sons were royal advisers.e

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