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2 Chronicles 13 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Abijah Succeeds Rehoboam

(1Ki 15:1–8 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:1 - In the eighteenth year of king Yarov`am began Aviyah to reign over Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:2 - Three years reigned he in Yerushalayim: and his mother's name was Mikhayahu the daughter of Uri'el of Gevah. There was war between Aviyah and Yarov`am.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:3 - Aviyah joined battle with an army of valiant men of war, even four hundred thousand chosen men: and Yarov`am set the battle in array against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men, who were mighty men of valor.

Civil War

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:4 - Aviyah stood up on Mount Tzemaryim, which is in the hill-country of Efrayim, and said, Hear me, Yarov`am and all Yisra'el:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:5 - Ought you not to know that the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, gave the kingdom over Yisra'el to David forever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:6 - Yet Yarov`am the son of Nevat, the servant of Shlomo the son of David, rose up, and rebelled against his lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:7 - There were gathered to him worthless men, base fellows, who strengthened themselves against Rechav`am the son of Shlomo, when Rechav`am was young and tender-hearted, and could not withstand them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:8 - Now you think to withstand the kingdom of the LORD in the hand of the sons of David; and you are a great multitude, and there are with you the golden calves which Yarov`am made you for gods.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:9 - Haven't you driven out the Kohanim of the LORD, the sons of Aharon, and the Levites, and made you Kohanim after the manner of the peoples of other lands? so that whoever comes to consecrate himself with a young bull and seven rams, the same may be a Kohen of those who are no gods.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:10 - But as for us, the LORD is our God, and we have not forsaken him; and we have Kohanim ministering to the LORD, the sons of Aharon, and the Levites in their work:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:11 - and they burn to the LORD every morning and every evening burnt offerings and sweet incense: the show bread also set they in order on the pure table; and the menorah of gold with the lamps of it, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but you have forsaken him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:12 - Behold, God is with us at our head, and his Kohanim with the trumpets of alarm to sound an alarm against you. Children of Yisra'el, don't you fight against the LORD, the God of your fathers; for you shall not prosper.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:13 - But Yarov`am caused an ambush to come about behind them: so they were before Yehudah, and the ambush was behind them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:14 - When Yehudah looked back, behold, the battle was before and behind them; and they cried to the LORD, and the Kohanim sounded with the trumpets.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:15 - Then the men of Yehudah gave a shout: and as the men of Yehudah shouted, it happened, that God struck Yarov`am and all Yisra'el before Aviyah and Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:16 - The children of Yisra'el fled before Yehudah; and God delivered them into their hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:17 - Aviyah and his people killed them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Yisra'el five hundred thousand chosen men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:18 - Thus the children of Yisra'el were brought under at that time, and the children of Yehudah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:19 - Aviyah pursued after Yarov`am, and took cities from him, Beit-El with the towns of it, and Yeshanah with the towns of it, and `Efron with the towns of it.

Death of Jeroboam

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:20 - Neither did Yarov`am recover strength again in the days of Aviyah: and the LORD struck him, and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:21 - But Aviyah grew mighty, and took to himself fourteen wives, and became the father of twenty-two sons, and sixteen daughters.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:22 - The rest of the acts of Aviyah, and his ways, and his sayings, are written in the commentary of the prophet `Iddo.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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