So when the servants of Hadadezer saw that they were defeated by Israel, they made peace with David and served him. Thus the Arameans were not willing to help the sons of Ammon anymore.
Twelve years they had served Chedorlaomer, but the thirteenth year they rebelled.
They said to him, “Your servants have come from a very far country because of the fame of the Lord your God; for we have heard the report of Him and all that He did in Egypt,
When all the kings, servants of Hadadezer, saw that they were defeated by Israel, they made peace with Israel and served them. So the Arameans feared to help the sons of Ammon anymore.
Now Ben-hadad king of Aram gathered all his army, and there were thirty-two kings with him, and horses and chariots. And he went up and besieged Samaria and fought against it.
When Ben-hadad heard this message, as he was drinking with the kings in the temporary shelters, he said to his servants, “Station yourselves.” So they stationed themselves against the city.
Then the fame of David went out into all the lands; and the Lord brought the fear of him on all the nations.
For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have subdued under me those who rose up against me.
As soon as they hear, they obey me; Foreigners submit to me.
God, in her palaces, Has made Himself known as a stronghold.
For it says, “Are not my princes all kings?