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2 Samuel 8:1

David’s Triumphs

1 aNow after this it came about that David 1defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took 2control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.

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2 Samuel 8:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 8:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

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

2 Samuel 8:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

2 Samuel 8:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

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

2 Samuel 8:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

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.

2 Samuel 8:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Later, David defeated the Philistines, conquered them, and took the city of Metheg Ammah.

2 Samuel 8:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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.

2 Samuel 8:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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.

2 Samuel 8:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

After this, David defeated and crushed the Philistines. He took control of the main Philistine city from them.

2 Samuel 8:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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

2 Samuel 8:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Some time afterward, David attacked the Philistines and subdued them; David took Metheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 8:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

It happened afterwards that David attacked the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the hands of the Philistines.

2 Samuel 8:1 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

While David was king of Israel, he won many battles over the Philistines. He brought them under his control. He took Metheg Ammah away from them.