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2 Samuel 8

CEBA 1 Some time later, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them. David captured Metheg-ammah from Philistine control. 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. CEBA 2 David also defeated the Moabites and made them lie on the ground, measuring them with a rope. He measured two rope lengths for those who were to be killed and one rope length for those who were to be spared. The Moabites became David's subjects and brought him tribute. 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. CEBA 3 Next David defeated Zobah's King Hadadezer, Rehob's son, as Hadadezer was on his way to put his monument along the Euphrates River. NIV 3 Moreover, David defeated Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah, when he went to restore his monument at the Euphrates River. CEBA 4 David captured one thousand chariots, seven hundred charioteers, and twenty thousand foot soldiers. He cut the hamstrings of all but one hundred of the chariot horses. 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. CEBA 5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Zobah's King Hadadezer, David killed twenty-two thousand of them. NIV 5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them. CEBA 6 David set up forts among the Arameans of Damascus. And the Arameans became David's subjects and brought him tribute. The LORD gave David victory 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. CEBA 7 David took the gold shields carried by Hadadezer's servants and brought them to Jerusalem. NIV 7 David took the gold shields that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem. CEBA 8 King David also took a large amount of bronze from Tebah and Berothai, towns that belonged to Hadadezer. NIV 8 From Tebah and Berothai, towns that belonged to Hadadezer, King David took a great quantity of bronze. CEBA 9 When Hamath's King Toi heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer, NIV 9 When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer, CEBA 10 he sent his son Joram to King David to wish him well and congratulate him on his battle and defeat of Hadadezer, because Toi was an enemy of Hadadezer. Joram brought silver, gold, and bronze objects with him. 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. CEBA 11 King David dedicated these to the LORD, along with the silver and gold he had dedicated from all the nations that he had subdued: 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: CEBA 12 Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and Amalek, including the plunder of Zobah's King Hadadezer, Rehob's son. 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. CEBA 13 So David made a name for himself. When he returned, he killed eighteen thousand Edomites in the Salt Valley. NIV 13 And David became famous after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. CEBA 14 He set up forts in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's subjects. The LORD gave David victory 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. CEBA 15 David ruled over all Israel and maintained justice and righteousness for all his people. NIV 15 David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right for all his people. CEBA 16 Zeruiah's son Joab was in command of the army; Ahilud's son Jehoshaphat was recorder; NIV 16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder; CEBA 17 Ahitub's son Zadok and Ahimelech's son Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary; NIV 17 Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary; CEBA 18 Jehoiada's son Benaiah was in command of 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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