15 During the night Abram divided his men(A) to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus.(B)

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When the Ammonites realized that they had become obnoxious(A) to David, they hired twenty thousand Aramean(B) foot soldiers from Beth Rehob(C) and Zobah,(D) as well as the king of Maakah(E) with a thousand men, and also twelve thousand men from Tob.(F)

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24 When David destroyed Zobah’s army, Rezon gathered a band of men around him and became their leader; they went to Damascus,(A) where they settled and took control.

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Hazael Murders Ben-Hadad

Elisha went to Damascus,(A) and Ben-Hadad(B) king of Aram was ill. When the king was told, “The man of God has come all the way up here,”

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28 As for the other events of Jeroboam’s reign, all he did, and his military achievements, including how he recovered for Israel both Damascus(A) and Hamath,(B) which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the book of the annals(C) of the kings of Israel?

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