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2 Chronicles 17 YLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And Jehoshaphat his son reigneth in his stead, and he strengtheneth himself against Israel, 1 Jehoshaphat his son succeeded him as king and strengthened himself against Israel.
2 and putteth a force in all the fenced cities of Judah, and putteth garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim that Asa his father had captured. 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.
3 And Jehovah is with Jehoshaphat, for he hath walked in the first ways of David his father, and hath not sought to Baalim, 3 The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because in his early years he walked in the ways his father David had followed. He did not consult the Baals
4 for to the God of his father he hath sought, and in His commands he hath walked, and not according to the work of Israel. 4 but sought the God of his father and followed his commands rather than the practices of Israel.
5 And Jehovah doth establish the kingdom in his hand, and all Judah give a present to Jehoshaphat, and he hath riches and honour in abundance, 5 The LORD established the kingdom under his control; and all Judah brought gifts to Jehoshaphat, so that he had great wealth and honor.
6 and his heart is high in the ways of Jehovah, and again he hath turned aside the high places and the shrines out of Judah. 6 His heart was devoted to the ways of the LORD; furthermore, he removed the high places and the Asherah poles from Judah.
7 And in the third year of his reign he hath sent for his heads, for Ben-Hail, and for Obadiah, and for Zechariah, and for Nethaneel, and for Michaiah, to teach in cities of Judah, 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.
8 and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijath, and Tob-Adonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests. 8 With them were certain Levites--Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah and Tob-Adonijah--and the priests Elishama and Jehoram.
9 And they teach in Judah, and with them [is] the Book of the Law of Jehovah, and they go round about into all cities of Judah, and teach among the people. 9 They taught throughout Judah, taking with them the Book of the Law of the LORD; they went around to all the towns of Judah and taught the people.
10 And here is a fear of Jehovah on all kingdoms of the lands that [are] round about Judah, and they have not fought with Jehoshaphat; 10 The fear of the LORD fell on all the kingdoms of the lands surrounding Judah, so that they did not make war with Jehoshaphat.
11 and of the Philistines they are bringing in to Jehoshaphat a present, and tribute silver; also, the Arabians are bringing to him a flock, rams seven thousand an seven hundred, and he-goats seven thousand and seven hundred. 11 Some Philistines brought Jehoshaphat gifts and silver as tribute, and the Arabs brought him flocks: seven thousand seven hundred rams and seven thousand seven hundred goats.
12 And Jehoshaphat is going on and becoming very great, and he buildeth in Judah palaces and cities of store, 12 Jehoshaphat became more and more powerful; he built forts and store cities in Judah
13 and he hath much work in cities of Judah; and men of war, mighty of valour, [are] in Jerusalem. 13 and had large supplies in the towns of Judah. He also kept experienced fighting men in Jerusalem.
14 And these [are] their numbers, for the house of their fathers: Of Judah, heads of thousands, Adnah the head, and with him mighty ones of valour, three hundred chiefs. 14 Their enrollment by families was as follows: From Judah, commanders of units of 1,000: Adnah the commander, with 300,000 fighting men;
15 And at his hand [is] Jehohanan the head, and with him two hundred and eighty chiefs. 15 next, Jehohanan the commander, with 280,000;
16 And at his hand [is] Amasiah son of Zichri, who is willingly offering himself to Jehovah, and with him two hundred chiefs, mighty of valour. 16 next, Amasiah son of Zicri, who volunteered himself for the service of the LORD, with 200,000.
17 And of Benjamin: mighty of valour, Eliada, and with him, armed with bow and shield, two hundred chiefs. 17 From Benjamin: Eliada, a valiant soldier, with 200,000 men armed with bows and shields;
18 And at his hand [is] Jehozabad, and with him a hundred and eighty chiefs, armed ones of the host. 18 next, Jehozabad, with 180,000 men armed for battle.
19 These [are] those serving the king, apart from those whom the king put in the cities of fortress, in all Judah. 19 These were the men who served the king, besides those he stationed in the fortified cities throughout Judah.