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2 Samuel 8

NIRV 1 While David was king of Israel, he won many battles over the Philistines. He brought them under his control. He took Metheg Ammah away from them. 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. NIRV 2 David also won the battle over the people of Moab. He made them lie down on the ground. Then he measured them off with a piece of rope. He put two-thirds of them to death. He let the other third remain alive. So the Moabites were brought under David's rule. They gave him the gifts he required them to bring him. 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. NIRV 3 David fought against Hadadezer, the son of Rehob. Hadadezer was king of Zobah. He had gone to take back control of the land 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. NIRV 4 David captured 1,000 of Hadadezer's chariots, 7,000 chariot riders and 20,000 soldiers on foot. He cut the legs of all but 100 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. NIRV 5 The Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer, the king of Zobah. But David struck down 22,000 of them. NIV 5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them. NIRV 6 He stationed some soldiers in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus. The people of Aram were brought under his rule. They gave him the gifts he required them to bring him. The LORD helped David win his battles everywhere 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. NIRV 7 David took the gold shields that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer. He brought the shields to Jerusalem. NIV 7 David took the gold shields that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem. NIRV 8 He took a huge amount of bronze from Tebah and Berothai. Those towns belonged to Hadadezer. NIV 8 From Tebah and Berothai, towns that belonged to Hadadezer, King David took a great quantity of bronze. NIRV 9 Tou was king of Hamath. He heard that David had won the battle over the entire army of Hadadezer. NIV 9 When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer, NIRV 10 So Tou sent his son Joram to King David. Joram greeted David. He praised him because he had won the battle over Hadadezer. Hadadezer had been at war with Tou. So Joram brought with him articles that were made out of silver, gold and bronze. 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. NIRV 11 King David set those articles apart for the Lord. He had done the same thing with the silver and gold he had taken from the other nations he had brought under his control. 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: NIRV 12 Those nations were Edom, Moab, Ammon, Philistia and Amalek. He also set apart for the LORD what he had taken from Hadadezer, the son of Rehob. Hadadezer was 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. NIRV 13 David returned after he had struck down 18,000 men of Edom in the Valley of Salt. He became famous for doing it. NIV 13 And David became famous after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. NIRV 14 He stationed some soldiers all through Edom. The whole nation of Edom was brought under his rule. The LORD helped David win his battles everywhere 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. NIRV 15 David ruled over the whole nation of Israel. He did what was fair and right for all of his people. NIV 15 David reigned over all Israel, doing what was just and right for all his people. NIRV 16 Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was commander over the army. Jehoshaphat, the son of Ahilud, kept the records. NIV 16 Joab son of Zeruiah was over the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was recorder; NIRV 17 Zadok, the son of Ahitub, was a priest. Ahimelech, the son of Abiathar, was also a priest. Seraiah was the secretary. NIV 17 Zadok son of Ahitub and Ahimelek son of Abiathar were priests; Seraiah was secretary; NIRV 18 Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, was commander over the Kerethites and Pelethites. And David's sons were royal advisers. NIV 18 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Kerethites and Pelethites; and David’s sons were priests.

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