And Asa, and the people that [were] with him, pursued
A city of the Philistines, ( Genesis 20:1 ) ,
and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that they could not
they were thrown into such a fright, and into so much confusion, that they could not put themselves in order, and rally again; or there fell such a vast number of them, that there were scarce any remaining alive, which seems to be the sense of the words used:
for they were destroyed before the Lord, and before his
the army of Israel, which the Lord was, as it were, the Commander of, fought for, and led them in the pursuit, and gave them victory; or it may mean an host of angels, employed in destroying this great army; and so the Syriac and Arabic versions of ( 2 Chronicles 14:12 ) read,
``the angel of the Lord smote the Ethiopians:''
and they carried away very much spoil;
which they found in their camp, and with their slain; even much gold and silver, as Josephus F7 says.