13 So David made a name for himself. When he returned, he killed eighteen thousand Edomites in the Salt Valley.
References for 2 Samuel 8:13
    • e 8:13 - Or <i>built a monument</i>
    • f 8:13 - LXX; MT <i>he returned from killing eighteen thousand Arameans</i>
      14 He set up forts in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's subjects. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.
      References for 2 Samuel 8:14
        • g 8:14 - Cf 1 Chron 18:13; MT repeats <i>in all Edom he set up forts.</i>