Introduction to 2 Samuel Chapter 8

This chapter gives a relation of the wars of David with his enemies, and his victories over them, particularly the Philistines, Moabites, Syrians, and Edomites, and of the spoils he took from them, and of the presents made to him by others, 2 Samuel 8:1; and of his righteous administration of government, and of the principal officers in his court and camp, 2 Samuel 8:15.