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2 Chronicles 17 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:1 - And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:2 - And he placed forces in all the fortified cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim that Asa his father had taken.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:3 - And Jehovah was with Jehoshaphat, for he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto the Baals;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:4 - but he sought the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:5 - And Jehovah established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah gave gifts to Jehoshaphat; and he had riches and honour in abundance.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:6 - And he took courage in the ways of Jehovah; moreover, he removed the high places and Asherahs out of Judah.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:7 - And in the third year of his reign he sent his princes, Ben-hail, and Obadiah, and Zechariah, and Nethaneel, and Micah, to teach in the cities of Judah;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:8 - and with them the Levites: Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tob-Adonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:9 - And they taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of Jehovah with them; and they went about through all the cities of Judah, and taught among the people.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:10 - And the terror of Jehovah was upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, and they made no war against Jehoshaphat.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:11 - And some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat gifts and tribute-silver. The Arabians also brought him flocks, seven thousand seven hundred rams, and seven thousand seven hundred he-goats.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:12 - And Jehoshaphat waxed exceeding great; and he built in Judah castles and store-cities.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:13 - And he had much business in the cities of Judah; and men of war, strong and valiant, in Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:14 - And these are the numbers of them according to their fathers' houses. Of Judah the captains of thousands: Adnah the captain, and with him three hundred thousand mighty men of valour;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:15 - and next to him was Johanan the captain, and with him two hundred and eighty thousand;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:16 - and next to him, Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself to Jehovah; and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of valour.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:17 - And of Benjamin: Eliada, a mighty man of valour, and with him two hundred thousand, armed with bow and shield;

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:18 - and next to him was Jehozabad, and with him a hundred and eighty thousand ready prepared for war.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 17:19 - These were they that waited on the king, besides those that the king had put in the fortified cities throughout Judah.
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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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