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2 CHRONICLES, XIX, XX. Jehoshaphat's policy. Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, B. C. 897. and do it: for there is no iniquity i and will go to the battle; but put
with the LORD our God, nor respect thou on thy robes. So w the king w ch.35.22, k of persons, nor taking of gifts. of Israel disguised himself; and
23. 8 Moreover in Jerusalem did they went to the battle.
Ps. 34.7. Jehoshaphat set of the Levites, ! 30 Now the king of Syria had com- 11 after. and of the priests, and of the chief manded the captains of the chariots 12 in his
of the fathers of Israel, for the judg. that were with him, saying, Fight ye simplicity, m
ment of the LORD, and for controor great, save only 252.16.11."' versies, when they returned to Jewith the king of Israel.
13 and be
rusalem. 31 And it came to pass, when the
9 And he charged them, saying, captains of the chariots saw Jeho- breast
Thus shall ye do in the fear m of shaphat, that they said, It is the plate. the LORD, faithfully, and with a king of Israel. Therefore they com-114 made sick. I perfect heart. passed about him to fight : but Je
10 And what cause soever shall hoshaphat cried out, and the LORD (CHAP. 19.) I come to vou of your brethren that helped x him; and God moved them a ch.16.7. dwell in their cities, between blood to depart from him.
b Ps. 139.21. and blood, between law and com32 For it came to pass, that, when c cb.32.25. mandment, statutes and judgments, the captains of the chariots perd ch.12.12.
ye shall even warn n them that ceived that it was not the king of 17.4.6. they trespass not against the LORD. Israel, they turned back again fromlech.30. 19.
and so wrath o come upon you, and 11 pursuing him.
upon your brethren: this do, and 33 And a certain man drew a bowl,
ye shall not trespass.
1 returned 12 at a venture, and smote the king
11 And, behold, Amariah the chief
and went of Israel between the joints 13 of
priest is over you in all matters p the harness : therefore he said to
of De. 16.18.
of the LORD; and Zebandiah the son his chariot-man, Turn thine hand,
of Ishmael, the ruler of the house that thou mayest carry me out of
of Judah, for all the king's matters: the host , for I am 14 wounded. h Ps. 82.1.
also the Levites shall be officers be34 And the battle increased that Ec.5.8.
fore you. 3 Deal courageously, anii day : howbeit the king of Israel? matter of the Lord a shall be with the good. stayed himself up in his chariot judgment. against the Syrians until the even;lw m
CHAPTER XX. and about the time of the sun going i De.32.4. 1 Jehoshaphat proclaimeth a fast : 5 down he died.
9.14. TT came to pass after this also Jehoshaphat, reproved by Jehu, visit- R De 10.17. I that the children of Moab, and eth his kingdom.
Job 31.19. the children of Ammon, and with ND Jehoshaphat the king of Ac. 10.31. them other beside the Ammonites, Judah returned to his house in
came against Jehoshaphat to battle. peace to Jerusalem.
| 2 Then there came some that told 2 And Jehu the son of Hanani a
Pe. 1.17. 1 De. 17.8.9.
Jehoshaphat saying, there cometh a the seer went out to meet him, and
m 2Sa. 23.3.
great multitude against thee from said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest
beyond the sea on this side Syria thou help the ungodly, and love bloNu. 16.46. and, behold, they be in Hazazon-lathem that hate the LORD? there- p ICh.26.30. mar, a which is En-gedi. fore c is wrath upon thee from be-3 Take cou- | 3 And Jehoshaphat feared, and set fore the LORD.
rage and 1 himself to seek c the LORD, and 3 Nevertheless there are good d do. proclaimed a fast d throughout al! things found in thee, in that thou 9 ch.15.2.
Judah. hast taken away the groves out of Ec.2.26. 4 And Judah gathered themselves the land, and hast prepared e thine (CHAP. 20.) together, to ask help of the LORD: heart to seek God.
a Ge. 14.7. even out of all the cities of Jadal 4 And Jehoshaphat dwelt at Je- Jos. 15.62. they came to seek the LORD. rusalem: and he I went out again 1 his face. | 5 | And Jehoshaphat stood in the through the people from Beer-sheba cch.19.3. congregation of Jadah and Jerusato mount Ephraim, and brought d Ezr.S.21. lem, in the house of the LORD, bethem back unto the LORD God of Je.36.9. fore the new court, their fathers.
| 6 And said, O LORD God of our fa5 T And he set judges f in the Joel 2.15,
thers, art not thou God in heaven! land throughout all the fenced
e anal rulest not thou over all the
Jon,3.5. cities of Judah, city by city,
kingdoms f of the heathen ? and in 6 And said to the judges. Take e De.4.39.
thme hand is there not power al heed what ye do: for g ye judge Ps.115.3.
I might, so that none is able to withsnot for man, but for the LORD, h Da. 4.17.25. stand thee! who is with you in the ? judgment. 2 thou. 7 Art not thou our God, ' who
Wherefore now, let the fear of g Ps.44.2. didst drive g out the inhabitants of the LORD be upon you; take heed
Ithis land before thy people Israel,
them teat comther know upon there. .4.9.
2 CHRONICLES, XX. Ammon and Moab smitten. and gavest it to the seed h of Abra- B. C. 897. went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and ham thy friend i for ever?
said, Hear me, 0 Judah, and ye in8 And they dwelt therein, and h Is.41.8. habitants of Jerusalem; Believe a have built thee a sanctuary therein i Ja.2.23. in the LORD your God, so shall ye for thy name, saying,
k ch.6.28-30. be established ; believe his pro9 If, k when evil cometh upon us, I 2 Mat. 18.20. phets, so shall ye prosper. as the sword, judgment, or pesti
| 21 And when he had consulted lence, or famine, we stand before
with the people, he appointed singthis house, and in thy presence, l/
ers b unto the LORD, and 5 that (for thy name m is in this house,) .
should praise the beauty c of holiand cry unto thee in our affliction.Jo Nu.20.21.
ness, as they went out before the then thou wilt hear and help. p Ps.83.12. army, and to say, Praise d the
10 And now, behold, the children Ps. 123. 1,2. LORD; e for his mercy endureth for of Ammon and Moab and mountr Is.65.24. ever. Seir, whom thou wouldest not n Da.9.20,21. 22 And 6 when they began 7 to let Israel invade, when they came 8 ch. 15.1.2. sing and to praise, the LORD set out of the land of Egypt, but they ol,
ambushments against the children turned from them, and destroyed Nu.11.25,
of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, them not;
which were come against Judah; 11 Behold I say, how they reward t ch.32.7.8.
and they 8 were smitten. us, top come to cast us out of thy Ex.14.13
| 23 For f the children of Ammon possession, which thou hast given
14 and Moab stood up against the inus to inherit.
De. 1.29.30.habitants of mount Seir, utterly to 12 O our God, wilt thou not judge 31.6,8. slay and destroy them : and when them? for we have no might against Is.43.1,2. they had made an end of the inhathis great company that cometh 3 asccnt. bitants of Seir, every one helped against us ; neither know we what 4 or, valley. 9 to destroy another. to do: but our eyes are upon thee. u Is.30.7, 15. | 24 And when Judah came toward 13 And all Judah stood before the...
the watch-tower in the wilderness, LORD, with their little ones, their
they looked unto the multitude, wives and their children.
w Ex. 1.31.
and, behold, they were dead g bodies 14 T Thenr upon Jahaziel the son Job 1:20. fallen to the earth, and 10 none esof Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, Ps. 95.6. caped. the son of Jeiel, the son of Matta- v Nc, 12.42.43 25 And when Jehoshaphat and his niah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, Ps.81.1.' | people came to take away the spoil came the Spirits of the LORD in the 95.1,2. of them, they found among them in midst of the congregation;
abundance both riches with the 15 And he said, Hearken ye, all
dead bodies, and precious jewels, Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jeru
a Is.7 9.
(which they stripped off for themsalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat,
selves,) more than they could carry Thus saith the LORD unto you, Bets
away: and they were three days not afraid nor dismayed by reason ich. 16.29. in gathering of the spoil, it h was so of this great multitude; for the bat- d ch.7.3,6.
much. tle is not your's, but God's.
e Ps.cxxxvi. 26 And on the fourth day they 16 To-morrow go ye down against 6 in the time assembled themselves in the valley them: behold, they come up by the that. of 11 Berachah; for there they 3 cliff of Ziz; and ye shall find them tin singing blessed the LORD: therefore the at the end of the 4 brook, before and praise. name of the same place was called, the wilderness of Jeruel.
| The valley of Berachah, unto this 17 Ye shall not need to fight in this one another. day. battle : set yourselves, stand u ye 1
21 Then they returned, every man
Sa. 14.20. still, and see the salvation of the
of Judah and Jerusalem, and Jeho
9 for the deLORD with you, O Judah and Jeru-1
shaphat in the 12 forefront of them, salem : fear not, nor be dismayed; E 14.30. to go again to Jerusalem with joy; to-morrow go out against them: jo ich 5.22. for i the LORD had made them to for v the LORD will be with you.
rejoice over their enemies. 18 And Jehoshaphat bowed w his 10 there was 28 And they came to Jerusalem head with his face to the ground : not an with psalteries and harps and trumand all Judah and the inhabitants escaping, pets, unto the house of the LORD. of Jerusalem fell before the LORD, Ezr.9.14. 29 And the fear k of God was on worshipping the LORD.
h Eze.39.8.9. all the kingdoms of those countries, 19 And the Levites of the children
cssing when they had heard that the LORD of the Kohathites, and of the child-1:7
fought against the enemies of Isren of the Korhites, stood up to
i Ne. 12.43.
9 k ch.17.10. rael. praise y the LORD God of Israel ich is
30 So the realm of Jehoshaphat with a loud z voice on high.
Job 34.29. was quiet : for 1 his God gave him 20 7 And they rose early in thelm IKI.22.41. rest round about. morning, and went forth into the
&c. 31 And m Jehoshaphat reigned wilderness of Tekoa : and as they
over Judah: he was thirty and five
2 CHRONICLES, XXI. Eiom and Libnah rerolt. years old when he began to reign, B. C. 896. that which was evil in the eyes of and he reigned twenty and five
the LORD. rears in Jerusalem. And his mo
7 Howbeit the LORD would not ther's name was Azubah the daugh-n ch.17.6. destroy the house of David, because ter of Shilhi.
of the covenant that he had made 32 And he walked in the way of o ch.12.14. with David, and as he promised to
19.3. Asa his father, and departed not
give a 1 light d to him and to hus from it, doing that which was right
sons for ever. in the sight of the LORD.
| 8 T In his days the Edomites re33 Howbeitn the high places were
volted from under the 2 dominion of not taken away: for as yet the peo-14 298 mada Judah,and made themselves a king, ple had not prepared o their hearts to ascen. Then Jehoram went forth with into the God of their fathers.
his princes, and all his chariots 31 Now the rest of the acts of Je-p1Ki.22.4, with him and he rose up by nisit, hoshaphat, first and last, behold,
49. and smote the Edoniles which they are written in the 13 book of
compassed him in, and the captains Jehu the son of Hanani, who 14 is 9 Ins. 7.11.12. of the chariots. mentioned in the book of the kings P'r.13.20.
| 10 So the Edomites revolted from of Israel.
under the band of Judah unto this 35 T And after this did Jehosha
day. The same time also did Lab phat king of Judah join himself
nah revolt from under his hand; with Ahaziah king of Israel, who
because he had forsaken the LORD did very wickedly:
a IK1.22.50, God of his fathers. 36 And p he joined himself with
| 11 Moreover he made high places him to make ships to go to Tar-b 2Ki.8.16, in the mountains of Judah, und shish: and they made the ships in
caused the inhabitants of JerustEzion-gaber.
c ch.22.2. lem to commit forucation, e a 37 Then Eliezer the son of Doda
compelled Judah thereto. vah of Mareshah prophesied against
12 T And there came a writing to Jehoshaphat, saying. Because a
him from Elijah the prophet, say. thou hast joined thyself with Aha
ing. Thus saith the LORD God of
candic ziah, the LORD hath broken thy
David thy father, Because thou works. And the shups were broken, Laos, 1912 hiast not walked in the ways of Jethat they were not able to 50 to Ki.11.36. Rosnaphat my finer
" hoshaphat thy father, nor in the Tursluishir
2Ki.8.19. ways of Asa king of Judah.
| 13 But hast walked in the way of CHAPTER XXI.
2 hand. the kings of Israel, and hast made Jehoram succeeding Jehoshaphat,
Judah and the inhabitants of Jeru. strueth his brethren.
e ver. 13. salem to gof a whoring. like to the N OW a Jehoshaphat slept with Le.20.5. whore ioms of the house of thab.
I his fathers, and was buried R.2.20-22. and also hast slain h thy brethren with his fathers in the city of Da
of thy father's honse, wluch were vid. And Jehoram his son reigned S Ex.31.15. better than thyself: in his stead.
| 14 Behold, with a great s plague 2 And he had brethren the sons of Je.3.5,9.
will the LORD smite thy people, Jehoshaphat, Azarith, and Jehiel,
and thy children, and thy wives, and Zecharial, and Azaminh, and 6 TAI,10.31 and althy words: lichacl, and Shephatiah: all these
15 And thou shalt hare great sickwire the sons of Jehoshaphat king
ness by disease of thy bowels, i uuof Israel.
til thy bowels fall out by reason of 3 And their father gave them great
the sickness day by day guls of silver, and of goll, and of 3 stroke. 16 Moreover the long stirred precious things, with fenced cities
up k against Jehoram the spint of in Judah : but the kingdom gave i ver, 18,19. the Philistines, and of the Anthans, he to Jehoram; b because he was
that were near the Ethiopians: the first-horn.
17 And they came up inte Judah,
23. 4 Now when Jehoram was risen
and brike into it, and carried 34 up to the kingdom of his father, he
all the substance that was found in strengthened lunself, and slew all 4 captive, the king's house, and his sons as, his brethren with the sword, and ch.22.1. and his wives, so that there was diners also of the princes of Israel.
never a son left him, save 5 Jehog. 5 Jehoram was thirty and two or, Thazi haz, the voungest of his sous years old when he begin to reign,
18 And after all this the LORD and he reigned eight years in Jeru
Culor..:ariah, smotel him in his bowels with an
incurable disease. 6 And he walked in the way of the
I ver. 15.
19 And it came to pass, that s kings of Israel, like as did the house
ise Ac. 12.23
cess of time, after the end of tw) of Ahab: for c he had the daughter
years, his bowels fell out by reas
he when heb
reigned m Jerusale
and departed sired. How the city of Dar sepulchres of the
ity of David, but not in the
of the kings. CHAPTER XXII.
AND the inhabi A lem made 4.
son ment that came with ti
est son king in band of ment) Arabians to the the eldest. So
i king of Judah reigned.
and he reigned one lem His mothe
A hoiada streptains of hund, and
was his con
Anasiah's wiched regn. 2 CHRONICLES, XXII, XXIII.
Joash mode king. diseases. And his ne
is people made no B. C. 885. all his heart. So the house of Ahaning for him, like the burning m
ziah had no power to keep still the of his fathers. Thirty and two years old was
6 desire. when he began to reign, and he
But o when Athaliah the
mother of Ahaziah saw that her departed without 6 being n dem eight years, n Je.22.18.
son was dead, she arose and deHowbeit they buried him in
stroyed all the seed royal of the
house of Judah. a ver.6.
11 But Jehoshabeath, p the daughch.21.17. 2Ki.8.24,
ter of the king, took Joash the son
of Ahaziah, and stole him
&c. zich regneth win
from 1 Ahaziani
among the king's sons that were b ch.21.6.
slain, and put him and his nurse in itants of Jerusa- c Ge. 27.12, 13. a bed-chamber. So Jehoshabeath, Ziah a his young- De.7.3.4. the daughter of king Jehoram, the
13.6-10, wife of Jehoiada the priest, (for she hond of a theat came with the Mat. 10.37. I was the sister of Abori
was the sister of Ahaziah,) hid him camp had slain all
from Athaliah, so that she slew haziah the son of d Pr.12,5, him not.
12 And he was with them hid in
the house of God six years: and a when he bo
0 years old was
Athaliah reigned over the land. year in Jerusa- 1 wherewith
CHAPTER XXIII. s name also was they
Jehoiada restoreth the worship of
In the ways of him. AND a in the seventh year Jethe house of Ahab
for his mother c 2 called A hoiada strengthened himself, O do wickedly. Ahaziah, and took the captains of hundreds,
aid evil in the ver.l, and Azariah the son of Jeroham, and sight of the LORD li Oke the house of
Jehoahaz, Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Ahab: for they wer
se Lors d after the dea his counsel- ch.21.17.
Azariah the son of Obed, and Maato his destruction.
ath of his father 3 treading seiah the son of Adaiah, and Eli5
down. shaphat the son of Zichri, into coHe waiken e also after their g ch.10.13.
venant with him. counsel, and went nt With Jehoram
| 2 And they went about in Judah, Ju. 14.4. and gathered the Levites out of all
1Ki. 12.15. the cities of Judah, and the chief Ramoth-gilead: . and the Syrians
Ho. 14.9. of the fathers of Israel, and they And f he returned to be healed
h 2Ki.9.21, came to Jerusalem.
3 And all the congregation made in Jezreel becaus which were even him at Ramah, k Se of the wounds!
a covenant b with the king in the h him at Ramah k 2Ki. 10.12.
house of God. And he said unto when he fought w With Hazael king
them, Behold, the king's son shall Azariah the son i 2Ki.9.27. of Jeboran mg of Judah went m Iki.14,13.
reign, as the LORD hath said c of the
sons of David. down to see Jet
noram the son of bab at Jezreel, because he was
4 This is the thing that ye shall because he was n ch.17.4.
do; A third part of you d entering
on the sabbath, of the priests and And the destruction of Abaziah
of the Levites, shall be porters of the Y coming to Joram : 102Ki.11.1, 1 doors; when he was
vas come, he h went t with Jehorama
&c. 5 And'a third part shall be at the ram against Jehu the p 2Ki.11.2, king's house; and a third part at
nom the LORD had Jehosheia. the gate of the foundation and all nointed to cut
of the house of CHAP. 23.) the people shall be in the courts of And it came to pass that, when
a 2Ki. 11.4,
the house of the LORD.
| 6 But let none come into the house Jehu was executing judgment up
of the LORD, save the priests, and the house of Ahahand foundkb 2Sa.5.3. they e that minister of the Levites; the princes of Judah
Judah, and the sons c ch.21.7... they shall go in, for they are holy: of the brethren of Abaziah that 2Sa.7.12, 16. but all the people shall keep the ministered to Ahaziah, he slew
watch of the LORD. them
Ps.09.29. And the Levites shall compass 9 And he sought Ahaziah : and diCh.9.19-27. the king round about, every man
min, (for he was hid 1 thresholds. with his weapons in his hand; and in Samaria,) and brought him
tole 1Ch.23.28, Jehu: and when they had slain
whosoever else cometh into f the
house, he shall be put to death : hum, they buried him: Because, m
but be you with the king when he said they, he is the son of Jehosha- f Nu.3.10,38. cometh in, and when he goeth out. phat, whon sought the LORD with
- 8 So the Levites and all Judah did
the son of Ahab
on of Ahab king of Israel 1
war against Ham
and his are the king Athaliah he and
2 CHRONICLES, XXIV. Joash's good reign. according to all things that Jehoia- B. C. 878. it is written v in the law of Moses, da the priest had commanded, and
with rejoicing and with singing, as took every man his men that werel ICh. xxv lit was ordained by David. to come in on the sabbath, with XXV. | 19 And he set the porters w at the them that were to go out on the
gates of the house of the LORD, that sabbath: for Jehoiada the priest n 25a.8.7. none which was unclean in any dismissed not the courses.g
thing should enter in. 9 Moreover Jehoiada the priest
20 And he took the captains x of delivered to the captains of hun- 3 house.
hundreds, and the nobles, and the dreds spears, and bucklers, and De 17 18.90 governors of the people, and all the shields, that had been king David's,
people of the land, and brought which h were in the house of God. Let the down the king from the house of
10 And he set all the people.! king live. the Lord: and they came through Levery man having his weapon in Ps. 14.5.
the high gate into the king's house, his hand,) from the right 2 side of
and set the king upon the throne the 3 temple to the left side of the 1 Pr. 11.10. of the kingdom. temple, along by the altar and thelon
21 And all the people of the land y temple, by the king round about.
rejoiced: and the city was quiet, 11 Then they brought out thel n Ec.9.12. after that they had slain Athaliah king's son, and put upon him the
with the sword. crown, and gave him the testimony i conspiracy.
CHAPTER XXV. and made him king. And Jehoiada o Ex.21.14. Joash reigns well all the days of Jeand his sons anointed him, and said,
hoiada. "p Ne.3.28.
TOASH a was seven years old 12 T Now when Athaliah heard. Ps.5.6. J when he began to reign; and he the noise of the people running and
reigned forty years in Jerusalem, praising the king, she came to the Ja.2.13. his mother's name also was Zibialı people into the house of the LORD:,
of Beer-sheba. 13 And k she looked, and, behold,
"! 2 And Joash did that which tous the king stood at his pillar at the De.26.17-19. right in the sight of the LORD all entering in, and the princes, and
1 t De. 13.9.
the days b of Jehoiada the priest. the trumpets by the king: and all
| 3 And Jehoiada took for him two the people of the land rejoiced,lj u ICh.XXIII wives, and he begat Sons and and sounded with trumpets, also XXIV. daughters. the m singers with instruments of
4 And it came to pass after this, music, and such as taught to sing!
that Joash was minded to 1 repair praise. Then n Athaliah rent her v NuXXVIII. the hous
the house of the LORD. clothes, and said, 5 Treason, Trea
1 5 And he gathered together the son!
6 by the priests and the Levites, and said 14 Then Jehoiada the priest! hands of. to them, Go out unto the cities of brought out the captains of hun- w 1Ch.26.1. | Judah, and gather of all Israel dreds that were set over the host,
&c. money to repair the house of your and said unto them, Have her
God from year to year, and see that forth o of the ranges : and whoso izh
x 2Ki. 11.19.
ye hasten the matter. Howbeit followeth her, let him be slain with y Ps.58.10.11. the Levites hastened it not. the sword. For the priest said, Re, 18.20. | 6 And the king called for Jehoiada Slay her not in the honse of the 19.1,2. the chief, and said unto him, Why LORD.
CHAP 24.) hast thou not required of the Le15 So they laid hands on her; and and when she was come to the en- a 2
vites to bring in, out of Judah and a 2Ki. 11.21.
out of Jerusalem, the collection, tering of the horse-gate p by the
according to the commandment c of king's house, they slew q her there. b ch.26.5. Moses the servant of the LORD, and
16 TAnd Jehoiada made a cove- Is. 29. 13. of the congregation of Israel, for nant r between him, and between
thed tabernacle of witness !
1 renew. all the people, and between the
7 For the sons of Athaliah, that king, thats they should be the c Ex.30.12 wicked woman, had broken upe LORD's people.
the house of God, and also all the 17 Then all the people went to
dedicated things f of the house of the house of Baal, and brake it a Nu..50. the LORD did they bestow upon down, and brake his altars and his
Baalim. images in pieces, and t slew Mat- e ch.21.17. 8 And at the king's commandment tan the priest of Baal before the
they made a chest, and set it with
if Eze.16.17 altars.
out at the gate of the house of the
19. 18 Also Jehoiada appointed the
LORD. offices of the house of the LORD,
9 And they made a ? proclamaby the hand of the priests the Le
tion through Judah and Jerusalem, vites whom David had distributed u
to bring in to the LORD the collecin the house of the LORD, to offer 5
tion g that Moses the servant of God the burnt-offerings of the LORD, as
laid upon Israel in the wilderness.
of into the over the hun
Long chaeople, him, and con
altaraiso Jebe house priests thote