20 So David went to Baal-perazim and defeated them there and said, “Like a bursting flood, the Lord has burst out against my enemies before me.”(A) Therefore, he named that place the Lord Bursts Out.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 5:20 Or Baal-perazim; 2Sm 6:8; 1Ch 13:11

David’s Victories

After this, David defeated the Philistines,(A) subdued them, and took Metheg-ammah[a] from Philistine control.[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Samuel 8:1 Or took control of the mother city; Hb obscure
  2. 2 Samuel 8:1 LXX reads them, and David took tribute out of the hand of the Philistines

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