1 After this David defeated the Philistines and subdued them. From the grip of the Philistines he wrested Gath and its dependencies.
2Sam 8:1-18 1Sam 5:8 1Sam 27:4 2Sam 1:20
2 He also defeated the Moabites; the Moabites became David's subjects and paid him tribute.
1Kgs 10:2 1Kgs 10:25 1Sam 10:27 2Kgs 3:4-5 2Sam 8:2 Isa 11:14 Isa 16:1
3 David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah, which lies in the direction of Hamath, when the latter mounted an expedition to assert his rule on the River Euphrates.
2Sam 8:3 Ps 60:1 1Sam 14:47 2Sam 10:6 Exod 23:31 Gen 15:18
4 David captured one thousand chariots, seven thousand charioteers and twenty thousand foot soldiers from him; David hamstrung all the chariot teams, keeping only a hundred of them.
2Sam 8:4 1Kgs 4:2 1Kgs 10:26 Deut 17:16 Josh 11:6 Josh 11:9 Ps 20:7
5 The Aramaeans of Damascus came to the help of Hadadezer king of Zobah, but David killed twenty-two thousand of the Aramaeans.
1Chr 19:6 1Chr 18:3 1Kgs 11:23-24 1Sam 14:47 2Sam 8:5-6 Isa 8:9-10
6 David then imposed governors in Aram of Damascus, and the Aramaeans became David's subjects and paid him tribute. Wherever David went, Yahweh gave him victory.
1Chr 17:8 1Chr 18:2 Ps 18:43-44 Ps 121:8 Prov 21:31
7 David took the golden shields carried by Hadadezer's guards and brought them to Jerusalem.
1Kgs 10:16-17 1Kgs 14:26-28 2Chr 9:15-16 2Chr 12:9-10
8 From Tibhath and from Cun, towns belonging to Hadadezer, David captured a great quantity of bronze, with which Solomon made the bronze Sea, the pillars and the bronze implements.
2Sam 8:8 2Chr 4:12-18 1Chr 22:14 1Kgs 7:15-47 2Chr 4:2-6 Jer 52:17-23
9 When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer king of Zobah,
10 he sent his son Hadoram to King David to greet him and to congratulate him on having made war on Hadadezer and on having defeated him, since Hadadezer was at war with Tou. He also sent all sorts of objects made of gold, silver and bronze,
2Sam 8:10 2Chr 9:1 2Chr 9:23-24 Isa 39:1
11 which King David also consecrated to Yahweh, as well as the silver and gold which he had levied from all the nations, from Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines and Amalek.
1Chr 20:1-2 1Chr 22:14 1Chr 26:20 1Chr 26:26-27 1Chr 29:14 1Kgs 7:51 1Sam 27:8-9
12 Abishai son of Zeruiah defeated the Edomites in the Valley of Salt -- eighteen thousand of them.
1Sam 26:6 1Chr 2:16 1Chr 11:20 1Chr 19:11 1Sam 26:8 2Chr 25:11 2Kgs 14:7
13 He stationed garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became David's subjects. Wherever David went, Yahweh gave him victory.
1Chr 18:6 1Sam 10:5 1Sam 13:3 1Sam 14:1 2Cor 11:32 2Sam 7:14-17 2Sam 23:14
14 David ruled over all Israel, administering law and justice to all his people.
1Chr 12:38 2Sam 8:15 Isa 9:7 Isa 32:1-2 Jer 22:15 Jer 23:5-6 Jer 33:15
15 Joab son of Zeruiah was in command of the army; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud was herald;
1Chr 11:6 1Kgs 4:3 2Sam 8:16
16 Zadok son of Ahitub and Abiathar son of Ahimelech were priests; Shusha was secretary;
2Sam 8:17 2Sam 20:25 1Kgs 4:3 1Chr 24:6 1Kgs 2:35
17 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was in command of the Cherethites and Pelethites; David's sons took first place after the king.
2Sam 8:18 2Sam 15:18 1Chr 23:28 1Kgs 1:38 1Kgs 1:44 1Kgs 2:34-35 2Sam 20:7