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2 Chronicles 17

CSB 1 His son Jehoshaphat became king in his place and strengthened himself against Israel. NIV 1 Jehoshaphat his son succeeded him as king and strengthened himself against Israel. CSB 2 He stationed troops in every fortified city of Judah and set garrisons in the land of Judah and in the cities of Ephraim that his father Asa had captured. NIV 2 He stationed troops in all the fortified cities of Judah and put garrisons in Judah and in the towns of Ephraim that his father Asa had captured. CSB 3 Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat because he walked in the former ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals NIV 3 The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the ways of his father David before him. He did not consult the Baals CSB 4 but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel. NIV 4 but sought the God of his father and followed his commands rather than the practices of Israel. CSB 5 So the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance. NIV 5 The LORD established the kingdom under his control; and all Judah brought gifts to Jehoshaphat, so that he had great wealth and honor. CSB 6 His mind rejoiced in the Lord's ways, and he again removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah. NIV 6 His heart was devoted to the ways of the LORD; furthermore, he removed the high places and the Asherah poles from Judah. CSB 7 In the third year of his reign, Jehoshaphat sent his officials-Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah-to teach in the cities of Judah. NIV 7 In the third year of his reign he sent his officials Ben-Hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel and Micaiah to teach in the towns of Judah. CSB 8 The Levites with them were Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-adonijah; the priests, Elishama and Jehoram, were with these Levites. NIV 8 With them were certain Levites—Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah and Tob-Adonijah—and the priests Elishama and Jehoram. CSB 9 They taught throughout Judah, [having] the book of the Lord's instruction with them. They went throughout the towns of Judah and taught the people. NIV 9 They taught throughout Judah, taking with them the Book of the Law of the LORD; they went around to all the towns of Judah and taught the people. CSB 10 The terror of the Lord was on all the kingdoms of the lands that surrounded Judah, so they didn't fight against Jehoshaphat. NIV 10 The fear of the LORD fell on all the kingdoms of the lands surrounding Judah, so that they did not go to war against Jehoshaphat. CSB 11 Some of the Philistines also brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat, and the Arabs brought him flocks: 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats. NIV 11 Some Philistines brought Jehoshaphat gifts and silver as tribute, and the Arabs brought him flocks: seven thousand seven hundred rams and seven thousand seven hundred goats. CSB 12 Jehoshaphat grew stronger and stronger. He built fortresses and storage cities in Judah NIV 12 Jehoshaphat became more and more powerful; he built forts and store cities in Judah CSB 13 and carried out great works in the towns of Judah. He had fighting men, brave warriors, in Jerusalem. NIV 13 and had large supplies in the towns of Judah. He also kept experienced fighting men in Jerusalem. CSB 14 These are their numbers according to their ancestral families. For Judah, the commanders of thousands: Adnah the commander and 300,000 brave warriors with him; NIV 14 Their enrollment by families was as follows: From Judah, commanders of units of 1,000: Adnah the commander, with 300,000 fighting men; CSB 15 next to him, Jehohanan the commander and 280,000 with him; NIV 15 next, Jehohanan the commander, with 280,000; CSB 16 next to him, Amasiah son of Zichri, the volunteer of the Lord, and 200,000 brave warriors with him; NIV 16 next, Amasiah son of Zikri, who volunteered himself for the service of the LORD, with 200,000. CSB 17 from Benjamin, Eliada, a brave warrior, and 200,000 with him armed with bow and shield; NIV 17 From Benjamin: Eliada, a valiant soldier, with 200,000 men armed with bows and shields; CSB 18 next to him, Jehozabad and 180,000 with him equipped for war. NIV 18 next, Jehozabad, with 180,000 men armed for battle. CSB 19 These were the ones who served the king, besides those he stationed in the fortified cities throughout all Judah. NIV 19 These were the men who served the king, besides those he stationed in the fortified cities throughout Judah.

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