Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO 2 CHRONICLES 13\\

This chapter begins with the reign of Abijah, \\#2Ch 13:1,2\\, gives
an account of a battle between him and Jeroboam, previous to which
Abijah made a speech to Jeroboam and his army, to vindicate his own
cause, encourage his own soldiers, and intimidate the enemy, and
dissuade them from fighting, \\#2Ch 13:3-12\\ and in the mean while
Jeroboam laid an ambush for him, which greatly distressed him,
\\#2Ch 13:13,14\\, nevertheless he obtained a complete victory over him,
\\#2Ch 13:15-20\\, and the chapter is concluded with some account of
his family and reign, \\#2Ch 13:21,22\\.