World English Bible
2 Samuel 8 (WEBP)
 After this, David struck the Philistines and subdued them; and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.
 He defeated Moab, and measured them with the line, making them to lie down on the ground; and he measured two lines to put to death, and one full line to keep alive. The Moabites became servants to David, and brought tribute.
 David also struck Hadadezer the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to recover his dominion at the River.
 David took from him one thousand seven hundred horsemen and twenty thousand footmen. David hamstrung the chariot horses, but reserved enough of them for one hundred chariots.
 When the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck twenty two thousand men of the Syrians.
 Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus; and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought tribute. Yahweh gave victory to David wherever he went.
 David took the shields of gold that were on the servants of Hadadezer, and brought them to Jerusalem.
 From Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, King David took a great quantity of bronze.
 When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had struck all the army of Hadadezer,
 then Toi sent Joram 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 Toi. Joram brought with him vessels of silver, vessels of gold, and vessels of bronze.
 King David also dedicated these to Yahweh, with the silver and gold that he dedicated of all the nations which he subdued—
 of Syria, of Moab, of the children of Ammon, of the Philistines, of Amalek, and of the plunder of Hadadezer, son of Rehob, king of Zobah.
 David earned a reputation when he returned from striking down eighteen thousand men of the Syrians in the Valley of Salt.
 He put garrisons in Edom. Throughout all Edom, he put garrisons, and all the Edomites became servants to David. Yahweh gave victory to David wherever he went.
 David reigned over all Israel; and David executed justice and righteousness for all his people.
 Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the army, Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder,
 Zadok the son of Ahitub and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar were priests, Seraiah was scribe,
 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David’s sons were chief ministers.
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King James w/Strong’s #s
2 Samuel 8 (KJVS)
 And after H310 this it came to pass, that David H1732 smote H5221 (8686) the Philistines H6430, and subdued H3665 (8686) them: and David H1732 took H3947 (8799) Methegammah H4965 out of the hand H3027 of the Philistines H6430.
 And he smote H5221 (8686) Moab H4124, and measured H4058 (8762) them with a line H2256, casting them down H7901 (8687) to the ground H776; even with two H8147 lines H2256 measured H4058 (8762) he to put to death H4191 (8687), and with one full H4393 line H2256 to keep alive H2421 (8687). And [so] the Moabites H4124 became David’s H1732 servants H5650, [and] brought H5375 (8802) gifts H4503.
 David H1732 smote H5221 (8686) also Hadadezer H1909, the son H1121 of Rehob H7340, king H4428 of Zobah H6678, as he went H3212 (8800) to recover H7725 (8687) his border H3027 at the river H5104 Euphrates H6578.
 And David H1732 took H3920 (8799) from him a thousand H505 [chariots], and seven H7651 hundred H3967 horsemen H6571, and twenty H6242 thousand H505 footmen H376 H7273: and David H1732 houghed H6131 (8762) all the chariot H7393 [horses], but reserved H3498 (8686) of them [for] an hundred H3967 chariots H7393.
 And when the Syrians H758 of Damascus H1834 came H935 (8799) to succour H5826 (8800) Hadadezer H1909 king H4428 of Zobah H6678, David H1732 slew H5221 (8686) of the Syrians H758 two H8147 and twenty H6242 thousand H505 men H376.
 Then David H1732 put H7760 (8799) garrisons H5333 in Syria H758 of Damascus H1834: and the Syrians H758 became servants H5650 to David H1732, [and] brought H5375 (8802) gifts H4503. And the LORD H3068 preserved H3467 (8686) David H1732 whithersoever he went H1980 (8804).
 And David H1732 took H3947 (8799) the shields H7982 of gold H2091 that were on the servants H5650 of Hadadezer H1909, and brought H935 (8686) them to Jerusalem H3389.
 And from Betah H984, and from Berothai H1268, cities H5892 of Hadadezer H1909, king H4428 David H1732 took H3947 (8804) exceeding H3966 much H7235 (8687) brass H5178.
 When Toi H8583 king H4428 of Hamath H2574 heard H8085 (8799) that David H1732 had smitten H5221 (8689) all the host H2428 of Hadadezer H1909,
 Then Toi H8583 sent H7971 (8799) Joram H3141 his son H1121 unto king H4428 David H1732, to salute H7592 (8800) H7965 him, and to bless H1288 (8763) him, because he had fought H3898 (8738) against Hadadezer H1909, and smitten H5221 (8686) him: for Hadadezer H1909 had wars H376 H4421 with Toi H8583. And [Joram] brought with him H3027 vessels H3627 of silver H3701, and vessels H3627 of gold H2091, and vessels H3627 of brass H5178:
 Which also king H4428 David H1732 did dedicate H6942 (8689) unto the LORD H3068, with the silver H3701 and gold H2091 that he had dedicated H6942 (8689) of all nations H1471 which he subdued H3533 (8765);
 Of Syria H758, and of Moab H4124, and of the children H1121 of Ammon H5983, and of the Philistines H6430, and of Amalek H6002, and of the spoil H7998 of Hadadezer H1909, son H1121 of Rehob H7340, king H4428 of Zobah H6678.
 And David H1732 gat H6213 (8799) [him] a name H8034 when he returned H7725 (8800) from smiting H5221 (8687) of the Syrians H758 in the valley H1516 of salt H4417, [being] eighteen H8083 H6240 thousand H505 [men].
 And he put H7760 (8799) garrisons H5333 in Edom H123; throughout all Edom H123 put H7760 (8804) he garrisons H5333, and all they of Edom H123 became David’s H1732 servants H5650. And the LORD H3068 preserved H3467 (8686) David H1732 whithersoever he went H1980 (8804).
 And David H1732 reigned H4427 (8799) over all Israel H3478; and David H1732 executed H6213 (8802) judgment H4941 and justice H6666 unto all his people H5971.
 And Joab H3097 the son H1121 of Zeruiah H6870 [was] over the host H6635; and Jehoshaphat H3092 the son H1121 of Ahilud H286 [was] recorder H2142 (8688);
 And Zadok H6659 the son H1121 of Ahitub H285, and Ahimelech H288 the son H1121 of Abiathar H54, [were] the priests H3548; and Seraiah H8304 [was] the scribe H5608 (8802);
 And Benaiah H1141 the son H1121 of Jehoiada H3077 [was over] both the Cherethites H3774 and the Pelethites H6432; and David’s H1732 sons H1121 were chief rulers H3548.
Young’s Literal Translation
2 Samuel 8 (YLT)
 And it cometh to pass afterwards that David smiteth the Philistines, and humbleth them, and David taketh the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.
 And he smiteth Moab, and measureth them with a line, causing them to lie down on the earth, and he measureth two lines to put to death, and the fulness of the line to keep alive, and the Moabites are to David for servants, bearers of a present.
 And David smiteth Hadadezer son of Rehob, king of Zobah, in his going to bring back his power by the River Euphrates;
 and David captureth from him a thousand and seven hundred horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen, and David destroyeth utterly the whole of the charioteers, only he leaveth of them a hundred charioteers.
 And Aram of Damascus cometh to give help to Hadadezer king of Zobah, and David smiteth of Aram twenty and two thousand men;
 and David putteth garrisons in Aram of Damascus, and Aram is to David for a servant, bearing a present; and Jehovah saveth David whithersoever he hath gone;
 and David taketh the shields of gold which were on the servants of Hadadezer, and bringeth them to Jerusalem;
 and from Betah, and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, hath king David taken very much brass.
 And Toi king of Hamath heareth that David hath smitten all the force of Hadadezer,
 and Toi sendeth Joram his son unto king David to ask of him of welfare, and to bless him, (because that he hath fought against Hadadezer, and smiteth him, for a man of wars with Toi had Hadadezer been), and in his hand have been vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of brass,
 also them did king David sanctify to Jehovah, with the silver and the gold which he sanctified of all the nations which he subdued:
 of Aram, and of Moab, and of the Bene-Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalek, and of the spoil of Hadadezer son of Rehob king of Zobah.
 And David maketh a name in his turning back from his smiting Aram in the valley of Salt-eighteen thousand;
 and he putteth in Edom garrisons-in all Edom he hath put garrisons, and all Edom are servants to David; and Jehovah saveth David whithersoever he hath gone.
 And David reigneth over all Israel, and David is doing judgment and righteousness to all his people,
 and Joab son of Zeruiah is over the host, and Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud is remembrancer,
 and Zadok son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech son of Abiathar, are priests, and Seraiah is scribe,
 and Benaiah son of Jehoiada is over both the Cherethite and the Pelethite, and the sons of David have been ministers.