2 Samuel 2:7; 2 Samuel 8:9; 2 Samuel 11:16; 2 Samuel 13:28; 2 Samuel 17:10; 2 Samuel 22:33; 2 Samuel 22:40; 2 Samuel 23:20; 2 Samuel 24:2; 2 Samuel 24:4; 2 Samuel 24:9
"Now therefore, let your hands be strong and be valiant ; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah has anointed me king over them."
Now when Toi king of Hamath heard that David had defeated all the army of Hadadezer,
So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he put Uriah at the place where he knew there were valiant men.
Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "See now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say to you, 'Strike Amnon,' then put him to death. Do not fear; have not I myself commanded you? Be courageous and be valiant ."
"And even the one who is valiant , whose heart is like the heart of a lion, will completely lose heart; for all Israel knows that your father is a mighty man and those who are with him are valiant men.
"God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way.
"For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
Then Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, killed the two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in the middle of a pit on a snowy day.
The king said to Joab the commander of the army who was with him, "Go about now through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, and register the people, that I may know the number of the people."
Nevertheless, the king's word prevailed against Joab and against the commanders of the army. So Joab and the commanders of the army went out from the presence of the king to register the people of Israel.
And Joab gave the number of the registration of the people to the king; and there were in Israel eight hundred thousand valiant men who drew the sword, and the men of Judah were five hundred thousand men.