New International Version
When Tou king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the entire army of Hadadezer,
King James Bible
When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer,
Darby Bible Translation
And Toi king of Hamath heard that David had smitten all the forces of Hadadezer;
World English Bible
When Toi king of Hamath heard that David had struck all the army of Hadadezer,
Young's Literal Translation
And Toi king of Hamath heareth that David hath smitten all the force of Hadadezer,
2 Samuel 8:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Toi king of Hamath - Hamath is supposed to be the famous city of Emesa, situated on the Orontes, in Syria. This was contiguous to
Hadadezer; and led him to wage war with Toi, that he might get possession of his territories. For a comparison of the 10th verse, see 1 Chronicles 18:9.
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Library'More than Conquerors through Him'
'And the children of Ammon came out, and put the battle in array at the entering in of the gate: and the Syrians of Zoba, and of Rehob, and Ish-tob, and Maacah, were by themselves in the field. 9. When Joab saw that the front of the battle was against him before and behind, he chose of all the choice men of Israel, and put them in array against the Syrians: 10. And the rest of the people he delivered into the hand of Abishai his brother, that he might put them in array against the children of Ammon. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Cloud of Witnesses.
2 Samuel 8:10
he sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and congratulate him on his victory in battle over Hadadezer, who had been at war with Tou. Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold and of bronze.
1 Kings 8:65
So Solomon observed the festival at that time, and all Israel with him--a vast assembly, people from Lebo Hamath to the Wadi of Egypt. They celebrated it before the LORD our God for seven days and seven days more, fourteen days in all.
2 Chronicles 8:4
He also built up Tadmor in the desert and all the store cities he had built in Hamath.
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