Parallel Bible results for 2 Samuel 8:1-14

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2 Samuel 8:1-14

NCV 1 Later, David defeated the Philistines, conquered them, and took the city of Metheg Ammah. 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. NCV 2 He also defeated the people of Moab. He made them lie on the ground, and then he used a rope to measure them. Those who were measured within two rope lengths were killed, but those who were within the next rope length were allowed to live. So the people of Moab became servants of David and gave him the payment he demanded. 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. NCV 3 David also defeated Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to take control again at 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. NCV 4 David captured one thousand chariots, seven thousand men who rode in chariots, and twenty thousand foot soldiers. He crippled all but a 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. NCV 5 Arameans from Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, but 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. NCV 6 Then David put groups of soldiers in Damascus in Aram. The Arameans became David's servants and gave him the payment he demanded. The Lord gave David victory 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. NCV 7 David took the shields of gold that had belonged to Hadadezer's officers and brought them to Jerusalem. NIV 7 David took the gold shields that belonged to the officers of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem. NCV 8 David also took many things made of bronze from Tebah and Berothai, which had been cities under Hadadezer's control. NIV 8 From Tebah and Berothai, towns that belonged to Hadadezer, King David took a great quantity of bronze. NCV 9 Toi king of Hamath heard that David had defeated all the army of Hadadezer. NIV 9 When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer, NCV 10 So Toi sent his son Joram to greet and congratulate King David for defeating Hadadezer. (Hadadezer had been at war with Toi.) Joram brought items made 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. NCV 11 King David gave them to the Lord, along with the silver and gold he had taken from the other nations he had defeated. 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: NCV 12 These nations were Edom, Moab, Ammon, Philistia, and Amalek. David also gave the Lord what he had taken from Hadadezer 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. NCV 13 David was famous after he returned from defeating eighteen thousand Arameans in the Valley of Salt. NIV 13 And David became famous after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. NCV 14 He put groups of soldiers all over Edom, and all the Edomites became his servants. The Lord gave David victory 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.

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