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the Syrians of Zoba, twenty thousand footmen, and of king Maacah a
thousand men, and of Ishtob twelve thousand men.
SA2 10:7 And when David heard of it, he sent Joab, and all the host of
the mighty men.
SA2 10:8 And the children of Ammon came out, and put the battle in
array at the entering in of the gate: and the Syrians of Zoba, and of
Rehob, and Ishtob, and Maacah, were by themselves in the field.
SA2 10:9 When Joab saw that the front of the battle was against him
before and behind, he chose of all the choice men of Israel, and put
them in array against the Syrians:
SA2 10:10 And the rest of the people he delivered into the hand of
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