|Overview - 2 Chronicles 20|
|1||Jehoshaphat, invaded by Moab, proclaims a fast.|
|14||The prophecy of Jahaziel.|
|20||Jehoshaphat exhorts the people, and sets singers to praise the Lord.|
|22||The great overthrow of his enemies.|
|26||The people, having blessed God at Berachah, return in triumph.|
|35||His convoy of ships, according to the prophecy of Eliezer, unhappily perish.|
2 Chronicles 20:26 (King James Version)
And on the fourth day they assembled themselves in the valley of Berachah; for there they blessed the LORD: therefore the name of the same place was called, The valley of Berachah, unto this day.
- that is, Blessing.
- Having previously sought deliverance by fasting and prayer, and received the assurance of it with grateful joy, Jehoshaphat and his army returned immediate and fervent thanks and praise to the Lord, who had in so wonderful a manner performed his promise. Scott, who quotes the following from Bp. Patrick: "They did not return every man to his own home; but first went back to Jerusalem, to bless the Lord again for hearing their prayer and making good his promises."
- Exodus 15:1-19 ; 2 Samuel 22:1 ; Psalms 103:1 Psalms 103:2 ; Psalms 107:21 Psalms 107:22 Luke 1:68 ; Revelation 19:1-6
- the name
- Genesis 28:19 ; 32:20 Exodus 17:15 ; 1 Samuel 7:12 ; Isaiah 62:4 ; Acts 1:19
- unto this day