2 Chronicles 13:18

18 The Israelites were subdued on that occasion, and the people of Judah were victorious because they relied on the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

Read 2 Chronicles 13:18 Using Other Translations

Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the LORD God of their fathers.
Thus the men of Israel were subdued at that time, and the men of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.
So Judah defeated Israel on that occasion because they trusted in the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

What does 2 Chronicles 13:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 13:18

Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time,
&c.] Humbled and weakened, but not reduced to the government of the house of David:

and the children of Judah prevailed;
or grew strong:

because they relied upon the Lord God of their fathers;
trusted in him, and not in an arm of flesh; the Targum is,

``in the Word of the Lord God of their fathers.''
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