1 Chronicles 18

Great(i) 1 And after this it fortuned, that Dauid smote the Philistines, and subdewed them, & toke Geth & the townes that longed therto, out of the hande of the Philistines. 2 And he smote Moab, and the Moabites became Dauids seruauntes, and payde hym tribute. 3 And Dauid smote Hadarezer kynge of Zoba vnto Hanath, as he went to stablisshe hys dominion by the ryuer Euphrates, 4 And Dauid toke from hym a thousande charettes, & seuen thousande horse men, & twentye thousand fotemen, & lamed all the charett horses, & reserued of them an hundred charettes. 5 And when the Syriens of Damasco came to helpe Hadadezer kynge of Zoba, Dauid slue of the Syriens .xxii. thousande, 6 and Dauid subdued Syria Damasco: And the Syriens became Dauids seruauntes, & brought hym trybute. And the Lorde preserued Dauid in all that he went to. 7 And Dauid toke the shyldes of golde that were on the seruauntes of Hadadezer, and brought them to Ierusalem. 8 And from Tebhath & from Chun (cyties of Hadarezer) brought Dauid exceadynge moche brasse. Wher wt Salomon made the brasen lauatorye, the pillers, & the vesselles of brasse. 9 And when Tou Kynge of Hemath, heard how Dauid had beaten all the strength of Hadarezer kynge of Zoba, 10 he sent Haduran his sonne to kynge Dauid, to make peace wt hym & to blesse hym, because he had fought agaynst Hadarezer, & beaten him (for Tou had warre wt Hadarezer) & Dauid brought, all maner of Iewelles of golde, syluer and brasse wt hym. 11 And kynge Dauid dedicated them vnto the Lorde, with the syluer & gold that he brought from all nacyons, from Edom, from Moab, from the chyldren of Ammon, from the Philistines, & from Amalec. 12 And Abisai the sonne of Zeruia slue of the Edomites in the salte valeye .xviii. thousande, 13 and put Soudiars in Edom, and all the Edomites became Dauids seruauntes. Thus the Lorde kepte Dauid in all that he toke in hande. 14 And Dauid raygned ouer all Israel, & executed iudgement and ryghteousnes amonge all his people. 15 And Ioab the sonne of Zaruia was ouer the hoste, and Iehosaphat the sonne of Ahilud recorder, 16 and Zadock the sonne of Ahitub and Abimelech the sonne of Abiathar were the preastes, and Sauesa was scribe, 17 and Banaiahu the sonne of Iehoiada was ouer the Crethites, and the Phelethites, & the eldest sonnes of Dauid were nexte vnto the kynge.