2 Samuel 8:1
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New Living Translation
After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath, their largest town.

King James Bible
And after this it came to pass, that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took Methegammah out of the hand of the Philistines.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
After this it happened that David struck the Philistines, and subdued them: and David took the bridle of the mother city out of the hand of the Philistines.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass afterwards that David smiteth the Philistines, and humbleth them, and David taketh the bridle of the metropolis out of the hand of the Philistines.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:1 And David took - Gath and her towns, as it is expressed in the parallel place, 1Chron 18:1. Which are called Metheg - ammah, or the bridle of Ammah, Gath was situate in the mountain of Ammah; and because this being the chief city of the Philistines, and having a king, which none of the rest had, was the bridle which had hitherto kept the Israelites in subjection.

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Hebrews 11:33
By faith these people overthrew kingdoms, ruled with justice, and received what God had promised them. They shut the mouths of lions,

Hebrews 11:34
quenched the flames of fire, and escaped death by the edge of the sword. Their weakness was turned to strength. They became strong in battle and put whole armies to flight.

2 Samuel 19:9
And throughout all the tribes of Israel there was much discussion and argument going on. The people were saying, "The king rescued us from our enemies and saved us from the Philistines, but Absalom chased him out of the country.

2 Samuel 22:44
"You gave me victory over my accusers. You preserved me as the ruler over nations; people I don't even know now serve me.

1 Chronicles 18:1
After this, David defeated and subdued the Philistines by conquering Gath and its surrounding towns.

Psalm 18:43
You gave me victory over my accusers. You appointed me ruler over nations; people I don't even know now serve me.

Psalm 60:8
But Moab, my washbasin, will become my servant, and I will wipe my feet on Edom and shout in triumph over Philistia."

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