1 Chronicles 18:1

David’s Victories

1 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Gath and its surrounding villages from the control of the Philistines.

1 Chronicles 18:1 in Other Translations

KJV
1 Now after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them, and took Gath and her towns out of the hand of the Philistines.
ESV
1 After this David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Gath and its villages out of the hand of the Philistines.
NLT
1 After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath and its surrounding towns.
MSG
1 In the days that followed, David struck hard at the Philistines, bringing them to their knees, captured Gath, and took control of the surrounding countryside.
CSB
1 After this, David defeated the Philistines, subdued them, and took Gath and its villages from Philistine control.

1 Chronicles 18:1 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 18:2

(See Gill on 1 Chronicles 18:1).

1 Chronicles 18:1 In-Context

1 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Gath and its surrounding villages from the control of the Philistines.
2 David also defeated the Moabites, and they became subject to him and brought him tribute.
3 Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah, in the vicinity of Hamath, when he went to set up his monument at the Euphrates River.
4 David captured a thousand of his chariots, seven thousand charioteers and twenty thousand foot soldiers. He hamstrung all but a hundred of the chariot horses.
5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.