2 Samuel 8:5

Overview - 2 Samuel 8
David subdues the Philistines and the Moabites.
He smites Hadadezer, and the Syrians.
Toi sends Joram with presents to bless him.
11 The presents and the spoil David dedicates to God.
14 He puts garrisons in Edom.
16 David's officers.
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2 Samuel 8:5  (King James Version)
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succour Hadadezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

And when
1 Kings 11:23-25 ; 1 Chronicles 18:5 1 Chronicles 18:6 ; Isaiah 7:8

Job 9:13 ; Psalms 83:4-8 ; Isaiah 8:9 Isaiah 8:10 ; 31:3

From 2 ; Ch 8:3 we learn that Zobah was the district in which Tadmor or Palymyra was situated; and consequently lay between the land of Israel and the Euphrates. The capital was probably the same as the Sabe mentioned by Ptolemy as a city of Arabia Deserta.