11:15 During David’s campaign against Edom, 1 Joab, the commander of the army, while on a mission to bury the dead, killed every male in Edom. 11:16 For six months Joab and the entire Israelite army 2 stayed there until they had exterminated every male in Edom. 3 11:17 Hadad, 4 who was only a small boy at the time, escaped with some of his father’s Edomite servants and headed for Egypt. 5
1 tn Heb “when David was [fighting (?)] with Edom.”
2 tn Heb “and all Israel.”
3 tn Heb “until he had cut off every male in Edom.”
4 tn The MT reads “Adad,” an alternate form of the name Hadad.
5 tn Heb “and Adad fled, he and Edomite men from the servants of his father, to go to Egypt, and Hadad was a small boy.”