And it came to pass, thatafter the year was expired, at the timethatkings go out to battle, Joab led forth the power of the army, and wasted the country of the children of Ammon, and came and besiegedRabbah. But Davidtarried at Jerusalem. And JoabsmoteRabbah, and destroyed it.
And Davidtook the crown of theirkingfrom off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and therewerepreciousstones in it; and it was set uponDavid’shead: and he broughtalsoexceedingmuchspoil out of the city.
And he brought out the peoplethatwere in it, and cut themwithsaws, and withharrows of iron, and withaxes. Even so dealtDavidwith all the cities of the children of Ammon. And David and all the peoplereturned to Jerusalem.