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1 Chronicles 18:11-13

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18:11 King David dedicated these things to the Lord, 1  along with the silver and gold which he had carried off from all the nations, including 2  Edom, 3  Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and Amalek.

18:12 Abishai son of Zeruiah 4  killed 18,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt. 18:13 He placed garrisons in Edom, and all the Edomites became David’s subjects. The Lord protected 5  David wherever he campaigned. 6 

1 tn Heb “also them King David made holy to the Lord.”

2 tn Heb “from.”

3 tc The parallel text of 2 Sam 8:12 of the MT reads “Aram.” However, a few Hebrew mss along with the LXX and Syriac of 2 Sam 8:12 read “Edom” in agreement with 1 Chr 18:11 (cf. 2 Sam 8:14).

4 tn The parallel text of 2 Sam 8:13 attributes this victory to David.

5 tn Or “delivered.”

6 tn Or “wherever he went.”



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