1 Chronicles 18
David subdueth the Philistines and the Moabites.
1 Chronicles 18:1 And it cometh to pass after this, that David smiteth the Philistines, and humbleth them, and taketh Gath and its small towns out of the hand of the Philistines; 1 Chronicles 18:2 and he smiteth Moab, and the Moabites are servants to David, bringing a present.
He smiteth Hadarezer and the Syrians.
1 Chronicles 18:3 And David smiteth Hadarezer king of Zobah, at Hamath, in his going to establish his power by the river Phrat, 1 Chronicles 18:4 and David captureth from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen, and David destroyeth utterly all the chariots, and leaveth of them a hundred chariots [only]. 1 Chronicles 18:5 And Aram of Damascus cometh in to give help to Hadarezer king of Zobah, and David smiteth in Aram twenty and two thousand men, 1 Chronicles 18:6 and David putteth [garrisons] in Aram of Damascus, and the Aramaeans are to David for servants, bearing a present, and Jehovah giveth salvation to David whithersoever he hath gone. 1 Chronicles 18:7 And David taketh the shields of gold that have been on the servants of Hadarezer, and bringeth them in to Jerusalem; 1 Chronicles 18:8 and from Tibhath, and from Chun, cities of Hadarezer, hath David taken very much brass; with it hath Solomon made the brazen sea, and the pillars, and the vessels of brass.
Tou sendeth Hadoram with presents to bless David.
1 Chronicles 18:9 And Tou king of Hamath heareth that David hath smitten the whole force of Hadarezer king of Zobah, 1 Chronicles 18:10 and he sendeth Hadoram his son unto king David, to ask of him of peace, and to bless him (because that he hath fought against Hadarezer, and smiteth him, for a man of wars with Tou had Hadarezer been,) and all kinds of vessels, of gold, and silver, and brass;
The presents and spoil David dedicated to God.
1 Chronicles 18:11 also them hath king David sanctified to Jehovah with the silver and the gold that he hath taken from all the nations, from Edom, and from Moab, and from the sons of Ammon, and from the Philistines, and from Amalek. 1 Chronicles 18:12 And Abishai son of Zeruiah hath smitten Edom in the valley of salteighteen thousand,
He putteth garrisons in Edom.
1 Chronicles 18:13 and he putteth in Edom garrisons, and all the Edomites are servants to David; and Jehovah saveth David whithersoever he hath gone.
1 Chronicles 18:14 And David reigneth over all Israel, and he is doing judgment and righteousness to all his people, 1 Chronicles 18:15 and Joab son of Zeruiah [is] over the host, and Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud [is] remembrancer, 1 Chronicles 18:16 and Zadok son of Ahitub, and Abimelech son of Abiathar, [are] priests, and Shavsha [is] scribe, 1 Chronicles 18:17 and Benaiah son of Jehoiada [is] over the Cherethite and the Pelethite, and the elder sons of David [are] at the hand of the king.