1 Chronicles 18
David subdueth the Philistines and the Moabites.
1 Chronicles 18:1 And after this Dauid smote the Philistims, & subdued them, and tooke Gath, and the villages thereof out of the hand of the Philistims. 1 Chronicles 18:2 And he smote Moab, and the Moabites became Dauids seruants, and brought giftes.
He smiteth Hadarezer and the Syrians.
1 Chronicles 18:3 And Dauid smote Hadarezer King of Zobah vnto Hamath, as he went to stablish his border by the riuer Perath. 1 Chronicles 18:4 And Dauid tooke from him a thousand charets, and seuen thousand horsemen, and twentie thousand footemen, and destroyed all the charets, but he reserued of them an hundreth charets. 1 Chronicles 18:5 Then came the Aramites of Damascus to succour Hadarezer King of Zobah, but Dauid slewe of the Aramites two and twentie thousand. 1 Chronicles 18:6 And Dauid put a garison in Aram of Damascus, & the Aramites became Dauids seruants, and brought giftes: and the Lorde preserued Dauid wheresoeuer he went. 1 Chronicles 18:7 And Dauid tooke the shieldes of gold that were of the seruants of Hadarezer, and brought them to Ierusalem. 1 Chronicles 18:8 And from Tibhath, and from Chun (cities of Hadarezer) brought Dauid exceeding much brasse, wherewith Salomon made the brasen Sea, and the pillars and the vessels of brasse.
Tou sendeth Hadoram with presents to bless David.
1 Chronicles 18:9 Then Tou King of Hamath heard howe Dauid had smitten all the hoste of Hadarezer King of Zobah: 1 Chronicles 18:10 Therefore he sent Hadoram his sonne to King Dauid, to salute him, and to reioyce with him, because he had fought against Hadarezer, & beaten him (for Tou had warre with Hadarezer) who brought all vessels of golde and siluer and brasse.
The presents and spoil David dedicated to God.
1 Chronicles 18:11 And King Dauid did dedicate them vnto the Lorde, with the siluer and golde that hee brought from all the nations, from Edom, and from Moab, and from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistims, and from Amalek. 1 Chronicles 18:12 And Abishai the sonne of Zeruiah smote of Edom in the salt valley eighteene thousand,
He putteth garrisons in Edom.
1 Chronicles 18:13 And he put a garison in Edom, and all the Edomites became Dauids seruantes: and the Lord preserued Dauid wheresoeuer he went.
1 Chronicles 18:14 So Dauid reigned ouer all Israel, and executed iudgement and iustice to all his people. 1 Chronicles 18:15 And Ioab the sonne of Zeruiah was ouer the hoste, and Iehoshaphat the sonne of Ahilud recorder, 1 Chronicles 18:16 And Zadok the sonne of Ahitub, and Abimelech the sonne of Abiathar were the Priests, & Shausha the Scribe, 1 Chronicles 18:17 And Benaiah the sonne of Iehoiada was ouer the Cherethites and the Pelethites: and the sonnes of Dauid were chiefe about the King.