Compare Translations for 2 Chronicles 14:1

2 Chronicles 14:1 ASV
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 ASV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 ASV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 BBE
So Abijah went to rest with his fathers, and they put him into the earth in the town of David, and Asa his son became king in his place; in his time the land was quiet for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 BBE  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 BBE in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 CEB
Abijah lay down with his ancestors and was buried in David's City. His son Asa succeeded him as king. In Asa's time, the land had peace for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 CEB  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 CEB in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 CJB
Aviyah slept with his ancestors, and they buried him in the City of David. Then Asa his son became king in his place; during his time the land was quiet for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 CJB  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 CJB in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 RHE
And Abia slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: an Asa his son reigned in his stead: in his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 RHE  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 RHE in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 ESV
Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David. And Asa his son reigned in his place. In his days the land had rest for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 ESV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 ESV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 GW
Abijah lay down in death with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. His son Asa succeeded him as king. In Asa's time the land had peace for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 GW  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 GW in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 GNT
King Abijah died and was buried in the royal tombs in David's City. His son Asa succeeded him as king, and under Asa the land enjoyed peace for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 GNT  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 GNT in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 HNV
So Aviyah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa his son reigned in his place. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 HNV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 HNV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 CSB
Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the city of David. His son Asa became king in his place. During his reign the land experienced peace for 10 years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 CSB  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 CSB in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 KJV
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 KJV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 KJV in parallel  |  Interlinear view
2 Chronicles 14:1 LEB
And Abijah slept with his ancestors, and they buried him in the city of David. And Asa his son became king in his place. In his days the land was at rest ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 LEB  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 LEB in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 NAS
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David, and his son Asa became king in his place. The land was undisturbed for ten years during his days.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NAS  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NAS in parallel  |  Interlinear view
2 Chronicles 14:1 NCV
Abijah died and was buried in Jerusalem. His son Asa became king in his place, and there was peace in the country for ten years during Asa's time.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NCV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NCV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 NIRV
Abijah joined the members of his family who had already died. His body was buried in the City of David. His son Asa became the next king after him. While Asa was king, the country had peace and rest for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NIRV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NIRV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 NIV
And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NIV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NIV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 NKJV
So Abijah rested with his fathers, and they buried him in the City of David. Then Asa his son reigned in his place. In his days the land was quiet for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NKJV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NKJV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 NLT
When Abijah died, he was buried in the City of David. Then his son Asa became the next king. There was peace in the land for ten years,
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NLT  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NLT in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 NRS
So Abijah slept with his ancestors, and they buried him in the city of David. His son Asa succeeded him. In his days the land had rest for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 NRS  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 NRS in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 RSV
So Abi'jah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land had rest for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 RSV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 RSV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 DBY
And Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David. And Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 DBY  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 DBY in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 MSG
Abijah died and was buried with his ancestors in the City of David. His son Asa became the next king. For ten years into Asa's reign the country was at peace.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 MSG  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 MSG in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 WBT
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 WBT  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 WBT in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 TMB
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the City of David; and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 TMB  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 TMB in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 TNIV
And Abijah rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 TNIV  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 TNIV in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 WEB
So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa his son reigned in his place. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 WEB  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 WEB in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 WYC
And Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa, his son, reigned for him. In whose days the land rested in peace ten years (In whose days the land was at peace for ten years).
Read 2 Chronicles 14 WYC  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 WYC in parallel  
2 Chronicles 14:1 YLT
And Abijah lieth with his fathers, and they bury him in the city of David, and reign doth Asa his son in his stead: in his days was the land quiet ten years.
Read 2 Chronicles 14 YLT  |  Read 2 Chronicles 14:1 YLT in parallel  

2 Chronicles 14 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 14

Asa's piety, He strengthens his kingdom.

- Asa aimed at pleasing God, and studied to approve himself to him. Happy those that walk by this rule, not to do that which is right in their own eyes, or in the eye of the world, but which is so in God's sight. We find by experience that it is good to seek the Lord; it gives us rest; while we pursue the world, we meet with nothing but vexation. Asa consulted with his people how to make a good use of the peace they enjoyed; and concluded with them that they must not be idle, nor secure. A formidable army of Ethiopians invaded Asa's kingdom. This evil came upon them, that their faith in God might be tried. Asa's prayer is short, but it is the real language of faith and expectation from God. When we go forth in God's name, we cannot but prosper, and all things work together for the good of those whom he favours.

2 Chronicles 14 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 14

2 Chronicles 14:1-5 . ASA DESTROYS IDOLATRY.

1. In his days the land was quiet ten years--This long interval of peace was the continued effect of the great battle of Zemaraim (compare 1 Kings 15:11-14 ).

2. Asa did that which was good and right--(compare 1 Kings 15:14 ). Still his character and life were not free from faults ( 2 Chronicles 16:7 2 Chronicles 16:10 2 Chronicles 16:12 ).

3. brake down the images--of Baal
cut down the groves--rather, "Asherim."

5. he took away . . . the high places--that is, those devoted to idolatrous rites.
took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images--All public objects and relics of idolatry in Jerusalem and other cities through his kingdom were destroyed; but those high places where God was worshipped under the figure of an ox, as at Beth-el, were allowed to remain ( 1 Kings 15:14 ); so far the reformation was incomplete.

2 Chronicles 14:6-8 . HAVING PEACE, HE STRENGTHENS HIS KINGDOM WITH FORTS AND ARMIES.

6. he built fenced cities in

7. while the land is yet before us--that is, while we have free and undisputed progress everywhere; no foe is near; but, as this happy time of peace may not last always and the kingdom is but small and weak, let us prepare suitable defenses in case of need. He had also an army of five hundred eighty thousand men. Judah furnished the heavily armed soldiers, and Benjamin the archers. This large number does not mean a body of professional soldiers, but all capable of bearing arms and liable to be called into service.

2 Chronicles 14:9-15 . HE OVERCOMES ZERAH, AND SPOILS THE ETHIOPIANS.

9. there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian--This could not have been from Ethiopia south of the cataracts of the Nile, for in the reign of Osorkon I, successor of Shishak, no foreign army would have been allowed a free passage through Egypt. Zerah must, therefore, have been chief of the Cushites, or Ethiopians of Arabia, as they were evidently a nomad horde who had a settlement of tents and cattle in the neighborhood of Gerar.
a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots--"Twenty camels employed to carry couriers upon them might have procured that number of men to meet in a short time. As Zerah was the aggressor, he had time to choose when he would summon these men and attack the enemy. Every one of these Cushite shepherds, carrying with them their own provisions of flour and water, as is their invariable custom, might have fought with Asa without eating a loaf of Zerah's bread or drinking a pint of his water" [BRUCE, Travels].

10. Then Asa went out against him, and they set the battle in array . . . at Mareshah--one of the towns which Rehoboam fortified ( 2 Chronicles 11:8 ), near a great southern pass in the low country of Judah ( Joshua 15:44 ). The engagement between the armies took place in a plain near the town, called "the valley of Zephathah," supposed to be the broad way coming down Beit Jibrin towards Tell Es-Safren [ROBINSON].

11-13. Asa cried unto the Lord his God--Strong in the confidence that the power of God was able to give the victory equally with few as with many, the pious king marched with a comparatively small force to encounter the formidable host of marauders at his southern frontier. Committing his cause to God, he engaged in the conflict--completely routed the enemy, and succeeded in obtaining, as the reward of his victory, a rich booty in treasure and cattle from the tents of this pastoral horde.