2 Chronicles 20:11

11 And now they've come to kick us out of the country you gave us.

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
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 saying, 'When the worst happens - whether war or flood or disease or famine - and we take our place before this Temple (we know you are personally present in this place!) and pray out our pain and trouble, we know that you will listen and give victory.'
10 "And now it's happened: men from Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir have shown up. You didn't let Israel touch them when we got here at first - we detoured around them and didn't lay a hand on them.
11 And now they've come to kick us out of the country you gave us.
12 O dear God, won't you take care of them? We're helpless before this vandal horde ready to attack us. We don't know what to do; we're looking to you."
13 Everyone in Judah was there - little children, wives, sons - all present and attentive to God.
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