14:2 And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his a people Israel.
(a) Because of God's promise made to the people
And Ibhar, and Elishua, and b Elpalet,
(b) Elpalet and Nogah are not mentioned in (2 Samuel
5:14), so there are only eleven and here thirteen.
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 c
(c) That is, the valley of divisions, because the
enemies were dispersed there like waters.