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1 Chronicles 18

David subdueth the Philistines and the Moabites.

1 Chronicles 18:1 After this smote Dauid the Philistynes, and subdued them, and toke Gath & the vyllages therof out of the hande of the Philistynes. 1 Chronicles 18:2 He smote the Moabites likewyse, so that the Moabites were subdued vnto Dauid, and gaue him trybute.

He smiteth Hadarezer and the Syrians.

1 Chronicles 18:3 He smote Hadad Eser also ye kynge of Zoba in Hemath, whan he wente to set vp his power by the water Euphrates. 1 Chronicles 18:4 And Dauid toke from him a thousande charettes, seuen thousande horsmen, and twetye thousande fote men. And Dauid lamed all the charettes, and kepte an hundreth charettes ouer. 1 Chronicles 18:5 And the Syrias came from Damascon, to helpe Hadad Eser the kynge of Zoba. Howbeit Dauid smote two & twentie thousande of the same Syrians, 1 Chronicles 18:6 and layed men of warre at Damascon in Syria, so that the Syrians were subdued vnto Dauid, and broughte him trybute. For the LORDE helped Dauid, whither so euer he wente. 1 Chronicles 18:7 And Dauid toke the shyldes of golde, yt Hadad Esers seruautes had, & broughte the to Ierusale. 1 Chronicles 18:8 And out of Tibehath & Chun the cities of Hadad Eser, toke Dauid very moch brasse, wherof Salomon made the brasen lauer, and pilers, and brasen vessels.

Tou sendeth Hadoram with presents to bless David.

1 Chronicles 18:9 And wha Thogu the kynge of Hemath herde, yt Dauid had smytten all ye power of Hadad Eser, 1 Chronicles 18:10 he sent his sonne Hadora vnto kynge Dauid, to salute him & to blesse him, because he had foughte wt Hadad Eser, & smytte hi (for Thogu had warre wt Hadad Eser) and all the same vessels of golde, syluer and of brasse,

The presents and spoil David dedicated to God.

1 Chronicles 18:11 dyd kynge Dauid consecrate vnto the LORDE, with the syluer and golde that he had taken from the Heythe, namely, from the Edomites, Moabites, Ammonites, Philistynes, and Amalechites. 1 Chronicles 18:12 And Abisai the sonne of Zeru Ia smote eightene thousande of the Edomites in the Salt valley,

He putteth garrisons in Edom.

1 Chronicles 18:13 and layed me of warre in Edomea, so that all the Edomites were subdued vnto Dauid: for ye LORDE helped Dauid, whither so euer he wente.

David's officers.

1 Chronicles 18:14 Thus Dauid reigned ouer all Israel, and executed iudgment and righteousnes vnto all the people. 1 Chronicles 18:15 Ioab the sonne of Zeru Ia was captayne ouer the hoost. Iosaphat the sonne of Ahilud was Chaunceler. 1 Chronicles 18:16 Sadoc the sonne of Achitob, and Ahimelech ye sonne of Abiathar, were prestes. Sauesa was Scrybe. 1 Chronicles 18:17 Benaia the sonne of Ioiada was ouer the Chrethians & Plethians. And Dauids sonnes were chefe at ye kynges hande.

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