2 Samuel 8:1 NLT

1 After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath, their largest town.

References for 2 Samuel 8:1

    • a 8:1 - Hebrew by conquering Metheg-ammah, a name that means “the bridle,” possibly referring to the size of the town or the tribute money taken from it. Compare 1 Chr 18:1 .

      Study tools for 2 Samuel 8:1

      • a 8:1 - Hebrew by conquering Metheg-ammah, a name that means “the bridle,” possibly referring to the size of the town or the tribute money taken from it. Compare 1 Chr 18:1 .
      • b 8:4 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek version (see also 1 Chr 18:4 ); Masoretic Text reads captured 1,700 charioteers.
      • c 8:8 - As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 1 Chr 18:8 ); Hebrew reads Betah.
      • d 8:12 - As in a few Hebrew manuscripts and Greek and Syriac versions (see also 8:14 ; 1 Chr 18:11 ); most Hebrew manuscripts read Aram.
      • e 8:13 - As in a few Hebrew manuscripts and Greek and Syriac versions (see also 8:14 ; 1 Chr 18:12 ); most Hebrew manuscripts read Arameans.
      • f 8:18 - Hebrew of the Kerethites and Pelethites.
      • g 8:18 - Hebrew David’s sons were priests; compare parallel text at 1 Chr 18:17 .