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1 Chronicles 18

Book of 1 Chronicles - Chapter 18

1 Chronicles 18:1

After this it happened, that David struck the Philistines, and subdued them, and took Gath and its towns out of the hand of the Philistines.

1 Chronicles 18:2

He struck Moab; and the Moabites became servants to David, and brought tribute.

1 Chronicles 18:3

David struck Hadadezer king of Zobah to Hamath, as he went to establish his dominion by the river Euphrates.

1 Chronicles 18:4

David took from him one thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for one hundred chariots.

1 Chronicles 18:5

When the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck of the Syrians twenty-two thousand men.

1 Chronicles 18:6

Then David put [garrisons] in Syria of Damascus; and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought tribute. the LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.

1 Chronicles 18:7

David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 18:8

From Tibhath and from Cun, cities of Hadadezer, David took very much brass, with which Solomon made the bronze sea, and the pillars, and the vessels of brass.

1 Chronicles 18:9

When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had struck all the army of Hadadezer king of Zobah,

1 Chronicles 18:10

he sent Hadoram his son to king David, to Greet him, and to bless him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and struck him; (for Hadadezer had wars with Tou;) and [he had with him] all kinds of vessels of gold and silver and brass.

1 Chronicles 18:11

These also did king David dedicate to the LORD, with the silver and the gold that he carried away from all the nations; from Edom, and from Moab, and from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines, and from Amalek.

1 Chronicles 18:12

Moreover Abishai the son of Zeruiah struck of the Edomites in the Valley of Salt eighteen thousand.

1 Chronicles 18:13

He put garrisons in Edom; and all the Edomites became servants to David. the LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.

1 Chronicles 18:14

David reigned over all Israel; and he executed justice and righteousness to all his people.

1 Chronicles 18:15

Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;

1 Chronicles 18:16

and Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimelech the son of Abiathar, were priests; and Shavsha was scribe;

1 Chronicles 18:17

and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.