|Overview - 2 Samuel 8|
|1||David subdues the Philistines and the Moabites.|
|3||He smites Hadadezer, and the Syrians.|
|9||Toi sends Joram with presents to bless him.|
|11||The presents and the spoil David dedicates to God.|
|14||He puts garrisons in Edom.|
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.