13 And David became famous(A) after he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites[a] in the Valley of Salt.(B)

14 He put garrisons throughout Edom, and all the Edomites(C) became subject to David.(D) The Lord gave David victory(E) wherever he went.(F)

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  1. 2 Samuel 8:13 A few Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Syriac (see also 1 Chron. 18:12); most Hebrew manuscripts Aram (that is, Arameans)

14 They will swoop down on the slopes of Philistia(A) to the west;
    together they will plunder the people to the east.(B)
They will subdue Edom(C) and Moab,(D)
    and the Ammonites(E) will be subject to them.(F)

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