2 Chronicles 26:7

7 God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabs who lived in Gur Baal and against the Meunites.

Read 2 Chronicles 26:7 Using Other Translations

And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.
God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabians who lived in Gurbaal and against the Meunites.
God helped him in his wars against the Philistines, his battles with the Arabs of Gur, and his wars with the Meunites.

What does 2 Chronicles 26:7 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 26:7

And God helped him against the Philistines
He did not do all before related of himself, and by his own strength, but by the help of God; the Targum is

``the Word of the Lord helped him:''

and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal;
the same with Gerar, according to the Targum; which also belonged to the Philistines, and had a king in Abraham's time, ( Genesis 20:1 ) , the same with Askelon, another of the five principalities of the Philistines:

and the Mehunims;
or the Minaeans, as the Septuagint, and whom Pliny


FOOTNOTES:

F14 makes mention of among the Arabians; they seem to be the Scenite Arabs; see ( 2 Chronicles 20:1 ) , or rather, as the Targum, those that dwelt in the plain of Maon, which was in Arabia Petraea.


F14 Nat. Hist. l. 6. c. 28.

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