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1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent
messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build
him an house.
2 And David perceived that the LORD had
confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because
of his people Israel.
3 And David took more wives at Jerusalem:
and David begat more sons and daughters.
4 Now these are the names of his
children which he had in Jerusalem; Shammua, and Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon,
5 And Ibhar, and Elishua, and Elpalet,
6 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,
7 And Elishama, and Beeliada, and
8 And when the Philistines
heard that David was anointed king over all Israel, all the Philistines went up
to seek David. And David heard of it, and went out against them.
9 And the Philistines came and spread
themselves in the valley of Rephaim.
10 And David enquired of God, saying,
Shall I go up against the Philistines? and wilt thou deliver them into mine
hand? And the LORD said unto him, Go up; for I will deliver them into thine
11 So they came up to Baalperazim; and
David smote them there. Then David said, God hath broken in upon mine enemies by
mine hand like the breaking forth of waters: therefore they called the name of
that place Baalperazim.
12 And when they had left their gods
there, David gave a commandment, and they were burned with fire.
13 And the Philistines yet again spread
themselves abroad in the valley.
14 Therefore David enquired again of God;
and God said unto him, Go not up after them; turn away from them, and come upon
them over against the mulberry trees.
15 And it shall be, when thou shalt hear a
sound of going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt go
out to battle: for God is gone forth before thee to smite the host of the
16 David therefore did as God commanded
him: and they smote the host of the Philistines from Gibeon even to Gazer.
17 And the fame of David went out into all
lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him upon all nations.
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