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2 Samuel 8:5

    2 Samuel 8:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succour Hadadezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah, David slew of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when the Aramaeans of Damascus came to the help of Hadadezer, king of Zobah, David put to the sword twenty-two thousand of the Aramaeans.

    Webster's Revision

    And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succor Hadadezer king of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

    World English Bible

    When the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when the Syrians of Damascus came to succour Hadadezer king of Zobah, David smote of the Syrians two and twenty thousand men.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 8:5

    Succour - To help; aid.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Samuel 8:5

    Syrians of Damascus - The Syrians (Aram), whose capital was Damascus, were the best known and most powerful. Damascus (written Darmesek in marginal references, according to the late Aramean orthography) is first mentioned in Genesis 15:2. According to Nicolaus of Damascus, cited by Josephus, the Syrian king's name was Hadad.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 8:5

    8:5 Of Damascus - That is, who were subject to Damascus, the chief city of Syria.