1 G2532 And G1096 it came to pass G3326 after G3778 these things, G2532 that G599 [5died G* 1Nahash G935 2king G5207 3of the sons G* 4of Ammon], G2532 and G936 [3reigned G* 1Hanun G5207 2his son] G1473 G473 instead G1473 of him.
2 G2532 And G2036 David said, G* G4160 I will do G1656 an act of kindness G3326 with G* Hanun G5207 son G* of Nahash, G5613 as G4160 [2performed G3588 G3962 1his father G1473 G3326 4with G1473 5me G1656 3kindness]. G2532 And G649 David sent G* G32 messengers G3588 G3870 to comfort G1473 him G4012 because of G3588 G3962 his father. G1473 G2532 And G2064 [4came G3588 1the G3816 2servants G* 3of David] G1519 into G1093 the land G5207 of the sons G* of Ammon G4314 to G* Hanun, G3588 G3870 to comfort G1473 him.
3 G2532 And G2036 said G3588 the G758 rulers G5207 of the sons G* of Ammon G4314 to G* Hanun, G3361 Is G1392 David glorifying G* G3588 G3962 your father G1473 G1722 in G3788 your eyes, G1473 G649 to send G1473 to you G3870 comforters? G3780 Is it not G3704 that G1830 they may search out G3588 the G4172 city, G2532 and G3588 G2684 to spy out G3588 the G1093 land G2064 [2came G3588 G3816 1his servants] G1473 G4314 to G1473 you?
4 G2532 And G2983 Hanun took G* G3588 the G3816 servants G* of David, G2532 and G3587 he shaved G1473 them, G2532 and G851 removed G3588 G3128.3 their uniforms G1473 G3588 G2255 half way G2193 unto G3588 the G311 wrapping. G2532 And G649 he sent G1473 them away .
5 G2532 And G2064 others came, G2532 and G518 they reported G3588 G* to David G4012 for G3588 the G435 men. G2532 And G649 he sent G1519 to G529 meet G1473 them, G3754 for G1510.7.6 [3were G3588 1the G435 2men] G821 disgraced G4970 exceedingly. G2532 And G2036 [3said G3588 1the G935 2king], G2523 Stay G1722 in G* Jericho G2193 until G3588 G393 [2rise up G3588 G4452.1 1your beards], G1473 G2532 and G1994 return!
6 G2532 And G1492 [4knew G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Ammon] G3754 that G2617 [4were put to shame G3588 1the G2992 2people G* 3of David]. G2532 And G649 [5sent G* 1Hanun G2532 2and G5207 3 the sons G* 4of Ammon] G5507 a thousand G5007 talents G694 of silver G3588 G3409 to hire G1438 for themselves G1537 of G* Syria G* of Mesopotamia, G2532 and G1537 from G* Syria G* of Maachah, G2532 and G3844 from G* Zobah, G716 chariots G2532 and G2460 horsemen.
7 G2532 And G3409 they hired G1438 for themselves G1417 two G2532 and G5144 thirty G5505 thousand G716 chariots, G2532 and G3588 the G935 king G* of Maachah G2532 and G3588 G2992 his people. G1473 G2532 And G2064 they came G2532 and G3924.2 camped G1715 before G* Medeba. G2532 And G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon G4863 gathered together G1537 from out of G3588 G4172 their cities, G* G2532 and G2064 they came G1519 to G3588 G4170 wage war.
8 G2532 And G191 David heard, G* G2532 and G649 he sent G3588 G* Joab, G2532 and G3956 all G3588 the G4756 military G3588 of the G1415 forces.
9 G2532 And G1831 [4went forth G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Ammon], G2532 and G3904.4 deployed G1519 for G4171 war G3844 by G3588 the G4440 gatehouse G3588 of the G4172 city. G2532 And G3588 the G935 kings, G3588 the G2064 ones coming, G3924.2 camped G2596 by G1438 themselves G1722 in G3588 the G3977.1 plain.
10 G2532 And G1492 Joab beheld G* G3754 that G1096 it happened G496.3 in their facing off G1473 G3588 G4170 to wage war G4314 before G1473 him G2596 from G4383 in front G2532 and G1843.2 from behind, G2532 that G1586 he chose G1537 of G3956 every G3494 young man G1537 of G* Israel, G2532 and G3904.4 he deployed G1726 before G3588 G* Syria.
11 G2532 And G3588 the G2645 rest G3588 of the G2992 people G1325 he put G1722 into G5495 the hand G* of Abishai G3588 G80 his brother, G1473 G2532 and G3904.4 they deployed G1828.2 right opposite G5207 the sons G* of Ammon.
12 G2532 And G2036 he said, G1437 If G2901 Syria should strengthen G* G5228 over G1473 me, G2532 then G1510.8.2 you will be G1473 to me G1519 for G4991 deliverance; G2532 and G1437 if G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon G2901 should strengthen G5228 over G1473 you, G2532 then G4982 I will deliver G1473 you.
13 G407 Be manly! G2532 and G1765 we shall grow in strength G4012 for G3588 G2992 our people, G1473 G2532 and G4012 for G3588 the G4172 cities G3588 G2316 of our God; G1473 G2532 and G2962 the lord G3588 G18 [2good G1722 3in G3788 4his eyes G1473 G4160 1shall do].
14 G2532 And G3904.4 Joab deployed G* G2532 and G3588 the G2992 people G3588 G3326 with G1473 him G1828.2 right opposite G* Syria G1519 for G4171 war; G2532 and G5343 they fled G575 from G1473 them.
15 G2532 And G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon G1492 beheld G3754 that G5343 [3fled G3588 1the G* 2Syrians], G2532 and G5343 they fled G2532 even G1473 themselves G575 from G4383 in front G* of Abishai, G2532 and G575 from G4383 in front G* of Joab G3588 G80 his brother. G1473 G2532 And G2064 they came G1519 into G3588 the G4172 city. G2532 And G2064 Joab went G* G1519 to G* Jerusalem.
16 G2532 And G1492 [3saw G3588 1the G* 2Syrian] G3754 that G5159.1 [2put him to flight G1473 G* 1Israel], G2532 and G649 he sent G32 messengers, G2532 and G1806 they brought G3588 the G* Syrian G1537 from G3588 the G4008 other side G3588 of the G4215 river. G2532 And G* Shophach G3588 the G751.2 commander-in-chief G1411 of the force G* of Hadarezer G1715 was in front of G1473 them.
17 G2532 And G518 it was reported G3588 G* to David. G2532 And G4863 he gathered together G3588 G3956 all G* Israel, G2532 and G1224 passed over G3588 the G* Jordan, G2532 and G2064 came G1909 unto G1473 them, G2532 and G3904.4 deployed G1909 against G1473 them. G2532 And G3904.4 Syria deployed G* G1828.2 right opposite G* David G1519 for G4171 war, G2532 and G4170 they waged war G3326 with G1473 him.
18 G2532 And G5343 Syria fled G3588 G* G575 from G4383 in front G* of Israel. G2532 And G615 David killed G* G575 of G3588 the G* Syrian G2033 seven G5505 thousand G716 of the chariots, G2532 and G5062 forty G5505 thousand G435 men G3979.1 on foot; G2532 and G3588 G* Shophach G751.2 the commander-in-chief G3588 of the G1411 force G615 he killed.
19 G2532 And G1492 [4beheld G3588 1the G3816 2servants G* 3of Hadarezer] G3754 that G4417 they failed G575 from G4383 in front G* of Israel, G2532 and G1303 they ordained G3326 with G* David G1515 a peace, G2532 and G1398 they served G1473 him. G2532 And G3756 [2wanted not G2309 G3588 G* 1Syria] G3588 G997 to help G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon G2089 any longer.