he sent his son Hadoram to King David to greet him and to congratulate him because David had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Tou and Hadadezer had fought many wars. [Hadoram brought] all kinds of items of gold, silver, and bronze.
He asked if they were well, and he said, "How is your elderly father that you told me about? Is he still alive?"
At that time Merodach-baladan son of Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a gift to Hezekiah since he heard that he had been sick and had recovered.
to bless him
Just as he finished offering the burnt offering, Samuel arrived. So Saul went out to greet him,
"The king's servants have also gone to congratulate our lord King David, saying, 'May your God make the name of Solomon more famous than your name, and may He make his throne greater than your throne.' Then the king bowed in worship on his bed.
Then none who pass by will say, "May the LORD's blessing be on you." We bless you in the name of the LORD.