|Overview - 2 Samuel 8|
|1||David subdues the Philistines and the Moabites.|
|3||He smites Hadadezer, and the Syrians.|
|9||Toi sends Joram with presents to bless him.|
|11||The presents and the spoil David dedicates to God.|
|14||He puts garrisons in Edom.|
2 Samuel 8:1 (King James Version)
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Methegammah out of the hand of the Philistines.
- M. 2964. B.C. 1040. An. Ex. Is. 451. And after.
- 7:9 21:15-22
- or, the bridle of Ammah.
- 2:24 1 Chronicles 18:1-17
- In the parallel passage of Chronicles, we read, "David took Gath and her towns;" and it is probable, that Gath and its districts were called Metheg-ammah in David's time; which, being unusual or becoming obsolete, in the time of the author of the Chronicles, led him thus to explain it.