2 Samuel 8
David subdueth the Philistines and the Moabites.
2 Samuel 8:1 After this it fortuned þt Dauid smote the Philistines, and subdued them, & toke the brydell of bondage out of the hande of the Philistines. 2 Samuel 8:2 And he smote þe Moabites & measured them with a lyne, & cast them downe to the grounde. Euen wyth two lynes measured he them whom he slue, and the length of one lyne saued he alyue. And so becam the Moabites Dauids seruauntes, & payed trybute. Dauid smote also,
He smiteth Hadadezer, and the Syrians.
2 Samuel 8:3 Hadarezer the sonne of Rehob kynge of Zoba as he went to recouer his border at the ryuer Pherat. 2 Samuel 8:4 And Dauid toke a thousand & seuen hundred horsemen of his hoost, and twentye thousand fote men, and cut of the hofe of all his charette horses, reseruyng onely one hundred charettes. 2 Samuel 8:5 And whan the Sirians of Damascon came to succoure Hadarezer kynge of Zoba, Dauid slue of the Sirians two and twentye thousande men, 2 Samuel 8:6 and put soudyours in Siria Damascon. And þe Sirians became seruauntes, to Dauid, payeng tribute. And thus þe Lord sarued Dauid, in all that he went vnto. 2 Samuel 8:7 And Dauid toke þe shildes of gold that belonged to the seruauntes of Hadarezer, & brought them to Ierusalem. 2 Samuel 8:8 And out of Beta & Berothai (cities of Hadarezer) did Dauid bring exceding moch brasse.
Toi sendeth Joram with presents to bless him.
2 Samuel 8:9 When Thoi kyng of Aamath heard how Dauid had smytten all the hoste of Hadarezer, 2 Samuel 8:10 he sent Ioram his sonne vnto kynge Dauid, to salute hym with peace, & to blesse hym, because he had fought agaynst Hadarezer, and beaten hym: for Thoy had greate warre wt Hadarezer, which (Ioram) brought with him, vesselles of siluer, vessels of golde, and vessels of brasse:
The presents and the spoil David dedicateth to God.
2 Samuel 8:11 Which brasse kyng Dauid dyd dedicat vnto the Lord wt the syluer and golde that he had consecrated of all nacyons, whych he subdued: 2 Samuel 8:12 of Siria of the Moabites, & of the chyldren of Ammon, of the Philistines, & of Hamalek, and of the spoyle of Hadarezer sonne of Rehob kyng of Zoba. 2 Samuel 8:13 And Dauid gat hym a name after that he returned & had smytten of the Siriens in the valeye of Salt .xviii. thousand men.
He putteth garrisons in Edom.
2 Samuel 8:14 And he put kepers in Edom, euen thorow out al Edom put he soudyoures, & all they of Edom becam Dauids seruauntes, And the Lorde kept Dauid whatsoeuer he toke in hand. 2 Samuel 8:15 And Dauid raygned ouer all Israel, and executed ryght, & Iustice vnto all his people.
2 Samuel 8:16 And Ioab the sonne of Zaruiah was ouer the host, and Iehosaphat þe sonne of Ahilud was recorder. 2 Samuel 8:17 And Sadoch the sonne of Ahitob, & Abimelech the sonne of Abiathar were the Preastes, and Saraia was the Scrybe. 2 Samuel 8:18 And Banaiahu þe sonne of Iehoiada was ouer the Crethites and the Phelethites: & Dauids sonnes were chefe rulars.