Moreover, David fought Hadadezer king of Zobah,1 as far as Hamath, when he went to establish his control along the Euphrates River.24
David captured a thousand of his chariots, seven thousand charioteers and twenty thousand foot soldiers. He hamstrung3 all but a hundred of the chariot horses.
When the Arameans of Damascus4 came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.
He put garrisons in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject to him and brought tribute. The LORD gave David victory everywhere he went.
David took the gold shields carried by the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.
From Tebaha and Cun, towns that belonged to Hadadezer, David took a great quantity of bronze, which Solomon used to make the bronze Sea,5 the pillars and various bronze articles.
When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer king of Zobah,