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2 Chronicles 20:11

11 See how they are repaying us by coming to drive us out of the possession you gave us as an inheritance.

2 Chronicles 20:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 Behold, I say, how they reward us, to come to cast us out of thy possession, which thou hast given us to inherit.
ESV
11 behold, they reward us by coming to drive us out of your possession, which you have given us to inherit.
NLT
11 Now see how they reward us! For they have come to throw us out of your land, which you gave us as an inheritance.
MSG
11 And now they've come to kick us out of the country you gave us.
CSB
11 Look how they repay us by coming to drive us out of Your possession that You gave us as an inheritance.

2 Chronicles 20:11 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 20:11

Behold, I say, how they reward us
Evil for good: to come to cast us out of thy possession, which thou hast given us to
inherit;
the land of Canaan was their inheritance, an inheritance given them by God, their covenant God and Father, who had a right to dispose of it; and yet so given, that it was still his possession, he was the Lord and Proprietor, they but tenants under him; all which, as they were so many aggravations of the guilt of their enemies, so they were so many arguments with the Lord to protect them.

2 Chronicles 20:11 In-Context

9 ‘If calamity comes upon us, whether the sword of judgment, or plague or famine, we will stand in your presence before this temple that bears your Name and will cry out to you in our distress, and you will hear us and save us.’
10 “But now here are men from Ammon, Moab and Mount Seir, whose territory you would not allow Israel to invade when they came from Egypt; so they turned away from them and did not destroy them.
11 See how they are repaying us by coming to drive us out of the possession you gave us as an inheritance.
12 Our God, will you not judge them? For we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.”
13 All the men of Judah, with their wives and children and little ones, stood there before the LORD.

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