Jehoshaphat King of Judah

1 Jehoshaphat his son succeeded him as king and strengthened himself against Israel.

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2 He stationed troops in all the fortified cities of Judah and put garrisons in Judah and in the towns of Ephraim that his father Asa had captured.

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3 The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the ways of his father David before him. He did not consult the Baals

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4 but sought the God of his father and followed his commands rather than the practices of Israel.

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5 The LORD established the kingdom under his control; and all Judah brought gifts to Jehoshaphat, so that he had great wealth and honor.

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6 His heart was devoted to the ways of the LORD; furthermore, he removed the high places and the Asherah poles from Judah.

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7 In the third year of his reign he sent his officials Ben-Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah to teach in the towns of Judah.

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