1 Chronicles 18:1

1 After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath and its surrounding towns.

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 After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath and its surrounding towns.
2 David also conquered the land of Moab, and the Moabites who were spared became David’s subjects and paid him tribute money.
3 David also destroyed the forces of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, as far as Hamath, when Hadadezer marched out to strengthen his control along the Euphrates River.
4 David captured 1,000 chariots, 7,000 charioteers, and 20,000 foot soldiers. He crippled all the chariot horses except enough for 100 chariots.
5 When Arameans from Damascus arrived to help King Hadadezer, David killed 22,000 of them.