1 G2532 And G1096 it came to pass G3326 after G3778 these things, G2532 that G599 [5died G3588 1the G935 2king G5207 3of the sons G* 4of Ammon], G2532 and G936 [3reigned G* 1Hanun G5207 2his son] G473 instead of G1473 him.
2 G2532 And G2036 David said, G* G4160 I will perform G1656 an act of kindness G3326 with G* Hanun G5207 son G* of Nahash, G3739 in which G5158 manner G4160 [2performed G3588 G3962 1his father] G1473 G1656 an act of kindness G3326 with G1473 me. G2532 And G649 David sent G* G3870 to comfort G1473 him G1722 by G5495 the hand G3588 G1401 of his servants G1473 G4012 concerning G3588 G3962 his father. G1473 G2532 And G3854 [4came G3588 1the G3816 2servants G* 3of David] G1519 into G3588 the G1093 land G5207 of the sons G* of Ammon.
3 G2532 And G2036 [5said G3588 1the G758 2rulers G5207 3of the sons G* 4of Ammon] G4314 to G* Hanun G3588 G2962 their master, G1473 G3361 Is the reason G3844 for G3588 G1392 David to glorify G1473 G3588 G3962 your father G1473 G1799 before G1473 you G3754 that G649 he sent G1473 to you G3870 comforters? G235 or is G3780 it not G3704 however G2045 that they should search G3588 the G4172 city, G2532 and G2684 spy G1473 it; G2532 for G3588 G2679.2 to survey G1473 it G649 David sent G* G3588 G3816 his 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 G3588 G4452.1 their beards, G1473 G2532 and G609 cut off G3588 G3128.3 their uniforms G1473 G1722 in G3588 G2255 half G2193 unto G3588 G2477.2 their hips, G1473 G2532 and G1821 he sent G1473 them out.
5 G2532 And G518 it was reported G3588 G* to David G4012 concerning G3588 the G435 men. G2532 And G649 he sent G1519 to G528.1 meet G1473 them, G3754 for G1510.7.6 [3were G3588 1the G435 2men] G818 dishonored G4970 exceedingly. G2532 And G2036 [3said G3588 1the G935 2king], G2523 Stay G1722 in G* Jericho G2193 until G3588 G393 [3rise G3588 G4452.1 2beards G1473 1your], G2532 and G1994 you shall return.
6 G2532 And G1492 [4saw G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Ammon] G3754 that G2617 [4was disgraced G3588 1the G2992 2people G* 3of David], G2532 and G649 [4sent G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Ammon], G2532 and G3409 they hired G3588 the G* Syrian G* of Beth-rehob, G2532 and G3588 the G* Syrian G* of Zoba -- G1501 twenty G5505 thousand G3979.1 footmen, G2532 and G3588 the G935 king G* of Maacah -- G5507 a thousand G435 men, G2532 and G3588 the one G* of Tob -- G1427 twelve G5505 thousand G435 men.
7 G2532 And G191 David heard, G* G2532 and G649 he sent G3588 G* Joab G2532 and G3956 all G3588 the G1411 force G3588 of the G1415 mighty ones.
8 G2532 And G1831 [4came forth G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Ammon], G2532 and G3904.4 deployed G4171 for war G3844 by G3588 the G2374 door G3588 of the G4439 gate. G2532 And G3588 the G* Syrian G* Zoba, G2532 and G* Rehob, G2532 and G* IshTob, G2532 and G* Maacah G2596 were by G1438 themselves G1722 in G3588 the G3977.1 field.
9 G2532 And G1492 Joab beheld G* G3754 that G1096 it came to pass G4314 [4him G1473 G496.3 3 was facing G3588 1that the G4171 2war] G1537 from G3588 the face G2596 G4383 G1828.2 right opposite, G2532 and G1537 from G3588 the G3693 rear. G2532 And G1951 he chose G1537 from out of G3956 all G3588 the G3494 young men G* of Israel, G2532 and G3904.4 deployed G1828.2 right opposite G* Syria.
10 G2532 And G3588 the G2645 rest G3588 of the G2992 people G1325 he put G1519 into G3588 the G5495 hand G* of Abishai G3588 G80 his brother. G1473 G2532 And G3904.4 they deployed G1828.2 right opposite G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon.
11 G2532 And G2036 he said, G1437 If G2901 Syria should strengthen G* G5228 over G1473 me, G2532 then G1510.8.5 you shall be G1473 to me G1519 for G4991 deliverance. G2532 And G1437 if G5207 the sons G* of Ammon G2901 should be strengthened G5228 over G1473 you, G2532 then G4198 I will come G3588 G4982 to deliver G1473 you.
12 G407 Be manly! G2532 for G2901 we should be strengthened G5228 for G3588 G2992 our people, G1473 G2532 and G4012 for G3588 the G4172 cities G3588 G2316 of our God. G1473 G2532 And G3588 the G2962 lord G4160 will do G3588 G18 good G1722 in G3788 his eyes. G1473
13 G2532 And G4334 Joab approached G* G2532 and G3588 G2992 his people G1473 G3326 with G1473 him G1519 for G4171 war G4314 against G* Syria. G2532 And G5343 they fled G575 from G4383 his face. G1473
14 G2532 And G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon G1492 beheld G3754 that G5343 Syria has fled. G* G2532 And G5343 they fled G575 from G4383 the face G* of Abishai, G2532 and G1525 they entered G1519 into G3588 the G4172 city. G2532 And G390 Joab returned G* G575 from G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon, G2532 and G3854 came G1519 unto G* Jerusalem.
15 G2532 And G1492 Syria beheld G* G3754 that G4417 it failed G1715 in front G* Israel; G2532 and G4863 they gathered together G1909 at G3588 the G1473 same place .
16 G2532 And G649 Hadarezer sent, G* G2532 and G4863 gathered together G3588 the G* Syrian G3588 G1537 from G3588 the G4008 other side G3588 of the G4215 river. G2532 And G3854 they came G1519 unto G* Helam. G2532 And G* Shobach G3588 the G751.2 commander-in-chief G3588 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 G3956 all G* Israel, G2532 and G1224 he passed over G3588 the G* Jordan, G2532 and G3854 he came G1519 to G* Helam. G2532 And G3904.4 Syria deployed G* G561 before G* David, G2532 and G4170 he waged war G3326 with G1473 him.
18 G2532 And G5343 Syria fled G* G575 from G4383 the face G* of Israel. G2532 And G615 David killed G* G1537 of the one from G3588 G* Syria -- G2035.1 seven hundred G716 chariots, G2532 and G5062 forty G5505 thousand G2460 horsemen. G2532 And G3588 G* Shobach G751.2 his commander-in-chief G1473 G3960 he struck, G2532 and G599 he died G1563 there.
19 G2532 And G1492 [7beheld G3956 1all G3588 2the G935 3kings G3588 4the G1401 5servants G* 6of Hadarezer] G3754 that G4417 they failed G1715 in front G* of Israel. G2532 And G844.1 they deserted G3326 after G* Israel, G2532 and G1398 they served G1473 them. G2532 And G5399 Syria feared G* G3588 G4982 to yet again deliver G2089 G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Ammon.