1 Chronicles 18:6
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New International Version
He put garrisons in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject to him and brought him tribute. The LORD gave David victory wherever he went.

King James Bible
Then David put garrisons in Syriadamascus; and the Syrians became David's servants, and brought gifts. Thus the LORD preserved David whithersoever he went.

Darby Bible Translation
And David put [garrisons] in Syria of Damascus; and the Syrians became servants to David, [and] brought gifts. And Jehovah preserved David whithersoever he went.

World English Bible
Then David put [garrisons] in Syria of Damascus; and the Syrians became servants to David, and brought tribute. Yahweh gave victory to David wherever he went.

Young's Literal Translation
and David putteth garrisons in Aram of Damascus, and the Aramaeans are to David for servants, bearing a present, and Jehovah giveth salvation to David whithersoever he hath gone.

1 Chronicles 18:6 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Brought gifts - Were laid under tribute.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

became David's

1 Chronicles 18:2 And he smote Moab; and the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.

Psalm 18:43,44 You have delivered me from the strivings of the people; and you have made me the head of the heathen...

Thus the Lord

1 Chronicles 17:8 And I have been with you wherever you have walked, and have cut off all your enemies from before you...

Psalm 121:8 The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even for ever more.

Proverbs 21:31 The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

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The Sovereignty of God in Operation
"For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to whom be the glory for ever. Amen" (Romans 11:36). Has God foreordained everything that comes to pass? Has He decreed that what is, was to have been? In the final analysis this is only another way of asking, Is God now governing the world and everyone and everything in it? If God is governing the world then is He governing it according to a definite purpose, or aimlessly and at random? If He is governing it according to some purpose, then
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

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