And 1the dread of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had foughtagainst the enemies of Israel.
So the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, 2for his Godgave him rest on allsides.
313Now JehoshaphatreignedoverJudah. He was thirty-fiveyearsold when he becameking, and he reigned in Jerusalemtwenty-fiveyears. And his mother'sname was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.
He walked in the way of his fatherAsa and did not depart from it, doingright in the sight of the LORD.
334The highplaces, however, were not removed; 5the people had not yetdirected their hearts to the God of their fathers.
Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, firstato last, behold, they are written in the annals of 6Jehu the son of Hanani, which is brecorded in the Book of the Kings of Israel.
357AfterthisJehoshaphatking of Judahallied himself with Ahaziahking of Israel. He actedwickedlycin so doing.
So he allied himself with him to makeships to go8to Tarshish, and they made the ships in Ezion-geber.
Then Eliezer the son of Dodavahu of MareshahprophesiedagainstJehoshaphatsaying, "Because you have allied yourself with Ahaziah, the LORD has destroyed your works." So the ships were broken and could not go to Tarshish.