And after this it came to pass, that Davidsmote the Philistines, and subdued them: and DavidtookMethegammaha out of the hand of the Philistines.2
And he smoteMoab, and measured them with a line, casting them down to the ground; even with twolinesmeasured he to put to death , and with one fullline to keep alive . And so the Moabites became David'sservants, and broughtgifts.3Davidsmote also Hadadezer,b the son of Rehob,king of Zobah, as he went to recover his border at the riverEuphrates.4
And Davidtook from him a thousand chariots, and sevenhundredhorsemen, and twentythousandfootmen : and Davidhoughed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for an hundredchariots.5
And when the Syrians of Damascuscame to succourHadadezerking of Zobah,Davidslew of the Syrianstwo and twentythousandmen.6
Then Davidputgarrisons in Syria of Damascus: and the Syrians became servants to David, and broughtgifts. And the LORDpreservedDavid whithersoever he went .
And Davidtook the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.