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.
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.
David struck also Hadad`ezer the son of Rechov, king of Tzovah, as he went to recover his dominion at the River.
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.
When the Aram of Dammesek came to help Hadad`ezer king of Tzovah, David struck of the Aram two and twenty thousand men.
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.
David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadad`ezer, and brought them to Yerushalayim.
From Betach and from Berotai, cities of Hadad`ezer, king David took exceeding much brass.
When To`i king of Hamat heard that David had struck all the host of Hadad`ezer,
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:
These also did king David dedicate to the LORD, with the silver and gold that he dedicated of all the nations which he subdued;
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.
David got him a name when he returned from smiting the Aram in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.
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.
David reigned over all Yisra'el; and David executed justice and righteousness to all his people.
Yo'av the son of Tzeru'yah was over the host; and Yehoshafat the son of Achilud was recorder;
and Tzadok the son of Achituv, and Achimelekh the son of Avyatar, were Kohanim; and Serayah was Sofer;
and Benayah the son of Yehoiada [was over] the Kereti and the Peleti; and David's sons were chief ministers.