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2 Samuel 8

BBE 1 And it came about after this that David made an attack on the Philistines and overcame them; and David took the authority of the mother-town from the hands of the Philistines. NIV 1 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines. BBE 2 And he overcame the Moabites, and he had them measured with a line when they were stretched out on the earth; marking out two lines for death and one full line for life. So the Moabites became servants to David and gave him offerings. NIV 2 David also defeated the Moabites. He made them lie down on the ground and measured them off with a length of cord. Every two lengths of them were put to death, and the third length was allowed to live. So the Moabites became subject to David and brought him tribute. BBE 3 And David overcame Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, when he went to make his power seen by the River. NIV 3 Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah, when he went to restore his monument at the Euphrates River. BBE 4 And David took from him one thousand, seven hundred horsemen and twenty thousand footmen: and David had the leg-muscles of the horses cut, only keeping enough of them for a hundred war-carriages. NIV 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. BBE 5 And when the Aramaeans of Damascus came to the help of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, David put to the sword twenty-two thousand of the Aramaeans. NIV 5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them. BBE 6 And David put armed forces in Aram of Damascus: and the Aramaeans became servants to David and gave him offerings. And the Lord made David overcome wherever he went. NIV 6 He put garrisons in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject to him and brought tribute. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went. BBE 7 And David took their gold body-covers from the servants of Hadadezer and took them to Jerusalem. NIV 7 David took the gold shields that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem. BBE 8 And from Tebah and Berothai, towns of Hadadezer, King David took a great store of brass. NIV 8 From Tebah and Berothai, towns that belonged to Hadadezer, King David took a great quantity of bronze. BBE 9 And when Tou, king of Hamath, had news that David had overcome all the army of Hadadezer, NIV 9 When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer, BBE 10 He sent his son Hadoram to David, with words of peace and blessing, because he had overcome Hadadezer in the fight, for Hadadezer had wars with Tou; and Hadoram took with him vessels of silver and gold and brass: NIV 10 he sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and congratulate him on his victory in battle over Hadadezer, who had been at war with Tou. Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold and of bronze. BBE 11 These King David made holy to the Lord, together with the silver and gold which he had taken from the nations he had overcome-- NIV 11 King David dedicated these articles to the LORD, as he had done with the silver and gold from all the nations he had subdued: BBE 12 The nations of Edom and Moab, and the children of Ammon and the Philistines and the Amalekites and the goods he had taken from Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of Zobah. NIV 12 Edom and Moab, the Ammonites and the Philistines, and Amalek. He also dedicated the plunder taken from Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah. BBE 13 And David got great honour for himself, when he came back, by the destruction of Edom in the valley of Salt, to the number of eighteen thousand men. NIV 13 And David became famous after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. BBE 14 And he put armed forces in Edom; all through Edom he had armed forces stationed, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And the Lord made David overcome wherever he went. NIV 14 He put garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites became subject to David. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went. BBE 15 And David was king over all Israel, judging and giving right decisions for all his people. NIV 15 David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right for all his people. BBE 16 And Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief of the army; and Jehoshaphat, the son of Ahilud, was keeper of the records; NIV 16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder; BBE 17 And Zadok and Abiathar, the son of Ahimelech, the son of Ahitub, were priests; and Seraiah was the scribe; NIV 17 Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary; BBE 18 And Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David's sons were priests. NIV 18 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites and Pelethites; and David’s sons were priests.

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