2 Chronicles 11:11

11 He strengthened their defenses and put commanders in them, with supplies of food, olive oil and wine.

2 Chronicles 11:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 And he fortified the strong holds, and put captains in them, and store of victual, and of oil and wine.
ESV
11 He made the fortresses strong, and put commanders in them, and stores of food, oil, and wine.
NLT
11 Rehoboam strengthened their defenses and stationed commanders in them, and he stored supplies of food, olive oil, and wine.
MSG
11 He beefed up the fortifications, appointed commanders, and put in supplies of food, olive oil, and wine.
CSB
11 He strengthened their fortifications and put leaders in them with supplies of food, oil, and wine.

2 Chronicles 11:11 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 11:11

And he fortified the strong holds
Of these and other cities:

and put captains in them;
garrisons of soldiers, with captains over them to defend them:

and store of victual, and of oil and wine;
that they might be able to hold out a siege, should they be attacked.

2 Chronicles 11:11 In-Context

9 Adoraim, Lachish, Azekah,
10 Zorah, Aijalon and Hebron. These were fortified cities in Judah and Benjamin.
11 He strengthened their defenses and put commanders in them, with supplies of food, olive oil and wine.
12 He put shields and spears in all the cities, and made them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.
13 The priests and Levites from all their districts throughout Israel sided with him.