2 Samuel 8:13
Good News Translation
David became even more famous when he returned from killing eighteen thousand Edomites in Salt Valley.

Contemporary English Version
David fought the Edomite army in Salt Valley and killed 18,000 of their soldiers. When he returned, he built a monument.

Douay-Rheims Bible
David also made himself a name, when he returned after taking Syria in the valley of the saltpits, killing eighteen thousand:

New American Bible
On his return, David made a name for himself by defeating eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

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David also made himself a name, when he returned after taking Syria in the valley of the saltpits, killing eighteen thousand:

gat him

2 Samuel 7:9 And I have been with thee wheresoever thou hast walked, and have slain all thy enemies from before thy face: and I have made thee a great man, like unto the name of the great ones that are on the earth.

1 Chronicles 18:12 And Abisai the son of Sarvia slew of the Edomites in the vale of the saltpits, eighteen thousand:

Psalm 60:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the inscription of a title, to David himself, for doctrine, [2] When he set fire to Mesopotamia of Syria and Sobal: and Joab returned and slew of Edom, in the vale of the saltpits, twelve thousand men. [3] O God, thou hast cast us off, and hast destroyed us; thou hast been angry, and hast had mercy on us.

smiting [heb] his smiting

2 Kings 14:7 He slew of Edom in the valley of the Saltpits, ten thousand men, and took the rock by war, and called the name thereof Jectehel, unto this day.

2 Chronicles 25:11 And Amasias taking courage led forth his people, and went to the vale of saltpits, and slew of the children of Seir ten thousand.

being.

Context
David's Triumphs
12Of Syria, and of Moab, and of the children Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalec, and of the spoils of Adarezer the son of Rohob king of Soba. 13David also made himself a name, when he returned after taking Syria in the valley of the saltpits, killing eighteen thousand:14And he put guards in Edom, and placed there a garrison: and all Edom was made to serve David: and the Lord preserved David in all enterprises he went about.…
Cross References
Genesis 11:4
And they said: Come, let us make a city and a tower, the top whereof may reach to heaven; and let us make our name famous before we be scattered abroad into all lands.

2 Samuel 7:9
And I have been with thee wheresoever thou hast walked, and have slain all thy enemies from before thy face: and I have made thee a great man, like unto the name of the great ones that are on the earth.

2 Kings 14:7
He slew of Edom in the valley of the Saltpits, ten thousand men, and took the rock by war, and called the name thereof Jectehel, unto this day.

Additional Translations
And David made a name for himself when he returned from striking down eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.And David got him a name when he returned from smiting of the Syrians in the valley of salt, being eighteen thousand men.

And David gat him a name when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

And David made himself a name: and when he returned he smote Idumea in Gebelem to the number of eighteen thousand.

And David made him a name when he returned, after he had smitten the Syrians in the valley of salt, eighteen thousand [men].

And David gat him a name when he returned from smiting of the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

And David made him a name when he returned from smiting of the Syrians in the valley of Salt, being eighteen thousand men.

David earned a reputation when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

And David maketh a name in his turning back from his smiting Aram in the valley of Salt -- eighteen thousand;
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