Now when Touaking of Hamathheard how David had smitten all the host of Hadarezerking of Zobah;10
He sentHadoramb his son to kingDavid, to enquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadarezer, and smitten him; (for Hadarezer had warwith Tou;) and with him all manner of vessels of gold and silver and brass.11
Them also kingDaviddedicated unto the LORD, with the silver and the gold that he brought from all these nations; from Edom, and from Moab, and from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines, and from Amalek.12
Moreover Abishaic the son of Zeruiahslew of the Edomites in the valley of salteighteenthousand.13
And he putgarrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became David'sservants. Thus the LORDpreservedDavid whithersoever he went .
So Davidreigned over all Israel, and executedjudgment and justice among all his people.15
And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud,recorder .d16
And Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimeleche the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Shavsha was scribe ;
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chiefaboutf the king.