1 Chronicles 20
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1 Chronicles 20
The Capture of Rabbah...
And it came to be at the turn of the year, at the time sovereigns go out to battle, that Yo`ab led out the power of the army and destroyed the land of the children of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But Dawid remained at Yerushalayim. And Yo`ab smote Rabbah and overthrew it.
And Dawid took their sovereign's crown from his head, and found it weighed a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it. And it was set on Dawid's head. And he also brought out the spoil of the city, a very great amount.
And he brought out the people who were in it, and put them to work with saws, and with iron picks, and with axes. And thus Dawid did to all the cities of the children of Ammon. Then Dawid and all the people returned to Yerushalayim.
War With the Philistines...
And afterward it came to be that fighting broke out at Gezer with the Philistines. Then Sibbekai the Hushathite smote Sippai of the sons of the giant, and they were humbled.
And there was fighting again with the Philistines, and Elhanan son of Ya'ir smote Lahmi the brother of Golyath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.
And there was fighting again at Gath, where there was a man of great size, with twenty-four fingers and toes, six and six. And he too was born to the giant.
And he reproached Yisra'el, and Yehonathan son of Shim'a, Dawid's brother, smote him.
These were born to the giant in Gath, and they fell by the hand of Dawid and by the hand of his servants.
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