2 Samuel 8:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines.

New Living Translation
After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath, their largest town.

English Standard Version
After this David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and David took Metheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

Berean Study Bible
Some time later, David defeated the Philistines, subdued them, and took Metheg-ammah from the hand of the Philistines.

New American Standard Bible
Now it happened afterward that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.

NASB 1995
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.

NASB 1977
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.

Amplified Bible
Now it came about after this that David defeated the Philistines and subdued (humbled) them, and he took control of Metheg-ammah [the main city] from the hand of the Philistines.

Christian Standard Bible
After this, David defeated the Philistines, subdued them, and took Metheg-ammah from Philistine control.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After this, David defeated the Philistines, subdued them, and took Metheg-ammah from Philistine control.

Contemporary English Version
Later, David attacked and badly defeated the Philistines. Israel was now free from their control.

Good News Translation
Some time later King David attacked the Philistines again, defeated them, and ended their control over the land.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After this, David defeated and crushed the Philistines. He took control of the main Philistine city from them.

International Standard Version
Sometime later, David defeated and subdued the Philistines, taking Metheg-ammah away from the Philistines.

NET Bible
Later David defeated the Philistines and subdued them. David took Metheg Ammah from the Philistines.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Methegammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

New King James Version
After this it came to pass that David attacked the Philistines and subdued them. And David took Metheg Ammah from the hand of the Philistines.

King James 2000 Bible
And after this it came to pass, that David struck the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Metheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

New Heart English Bible
After this it happened that David struck the Philistines, and subdued them, and David took the bridle of Ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

World English Bible
After this it happened that David struck the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.

American King James Version
And after this it came to pass that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Methegammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

American Standard Version
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.

A Faithful Version
And after this it came to pass that David struck the Philistines and humbled them. And David took The Bridle of the Metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.

Darby Bible Translation
And after this it came to pass that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them; and David took the power of the capital out of the hand of the Philistines.

English Revised Version
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.

Webster's Bible Translation
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Metheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
After this now, Dauid smote the Philistims, & subdued them, & Dauid tooke the bridle of bondage out of the hand of the Philistims.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
After this, now Dauid smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and Dauid toke the bridel of bondage out of the hand of the Philistines.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And it fortuned after this, yt Dauid smote ye Philistynes, and discomfited them, and toke the brydell of bondage out of the Philistynes hande.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass afterward that David strikes the Philistines, and humbles them, and David takes the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass afterwards that David smiteth the Philistines, and humbleth them, and David taketh the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.

Smith's Literal Translation
And it will be after this, and David will strike the rovers and subdue them: and David will take the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the rovers.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass after this that David defeated the Philistines, and brought them down, and David took the bridle of tribute out of the hand of the Philistines.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Now after these things, it happened that David struck the Philistines, and he humbled them. And David took the bridle of tribute from the hand of the Philistines.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And it was after this, David struck the Philistines and defeated them, and David took Ramath Gama from the Philistines

Lamsa Bible
AND it came to pass after this that David smote the Philistines and defeated them; and David took Ramath-gema from the Philistines.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them; and David took Metheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass after this, that David smote the Philistines, and put them to flight, and David took the tribute from out of the hand of the Philistines.








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