2 Chronicles 17

Chapter 17

17:3  And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;


After the Jewish custom of calling a family, or tribal head, father; e.g. John 8:53 .

17:4  But sought to the LORD God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.


i.e. the ten-tribe kingdom.

17:6  And his heart was lifted up in the ways of the LORD: moreover he took away the high places and groves out of Judah.

high places (See Scofield "1 Kings 3:2") .

groves (See Scofield "Deuteronomy 16:21") See Scofield " Judges 3:7 ".

17:14  And these are the numbers of them according to the house of their fathers: Of Judah, the captains of thousands; Adnah the chief, and with him mighty men of valour three hundred thousand.

three hundred thousand

(See Scofield "1 Corinthians 10:8") .