2 Samuel 8:1-14 (Hebrew Names Version)

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1 After this it happened that David struck the Pelishtim, and subdued them: and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Pelishtim. 2 He struck Mo'av, and measured them with the line, making them to lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death, and one full line to keep alive. The Mo`avim became servants to David, and brought tribute. 3 David struck also Hadad`ezer the son of Rechov, king of Tzovah, as he went to recover his dominion at the River. 4 David took from him one thousand seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for one hundred chariots. 5 When the Aram of Dammesek came to help Hadad`ezer king of Tzovah, David struck of the Aram two and twenty thousand men. 6 Then David put garrisons in Aram of Dammesek; and the Aram became servants to David, and brought tribute. The LORD gave victory to David wherever he went. 7 David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadad`ezer, and brought them to Yerushalayim. 8 From Betach and from Berotai, cities of Hadad`ezer, king David took exceeding much brass. 9 When To`i king of Hamat heard that David had struck all the host of Hadad`ezer, 10 then To`i sent Yoram his son to king David, to Greet him, and to bless him, because he had fought against Hadad`ezer and struck him: for Hadad`ezer had wars with To`i. [Yoram] brought with him vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of brass: 11 These also did king David dedicate to the LORD, with the silver and gold that he dedicated of all the nations which he subdued; 12 of Aram, and of Mo'av, and of the children of `Ammon, and of the Pelishtim, and of `Amalek, and of the spoil of Hadad`ezer, son of Rechov, king of Tzovah. 13 David got him a name when he returned from smiting the Aram in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men. 14 He put garrisons in Edom; throughout all Edom put he garrisons, and all the Edom became servants to David. The LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.
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