9 Zerah the Cushite(L) marched out against them with an army of thousands upon thousands and three hundred chariots, and came as far as Mareshah. These three emphases from 2 Chronicles 7:14 — humility, hunger and holiness — are much needed among Christians today, whether we live in America or not. 911 to 870 B.C. Asa aimed at pleasing God, and studied to approve himself to him. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years. 9 And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah. Read verse in New International Version Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. A formidable army of Ethiopians invaded Asa's kingdom. 2 Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God. 2 Chronicles 36:14, 16-18 “Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen; and polluted the house of the LORD which he had hallowed in Jerusalem. 5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him. Happy those that walk by this rule, not to do that which is right in their own eyes, or in the eye of the world, but which is so in God's sight. Font Size: Up | Down. 2 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: 3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: 4 And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment. ; compare 1 Kings 15:9-24). 2 Chronicles 14 And Abijah rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. In this chapter we have, I. The men of Judah carried off a large amount of plunder. See How They All Connect. (1-6) The blessedness of the reign of King Asa. 2CHRON 14:2 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: 2CHRON 14:3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: 2CHRON 14:4 And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment. Complete Concise Chapter Contents. All rights reserved worldwide. 7 Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. In context 2 Chronicles 7:14 is a promise to ancient Israel (and perhaps even modern-day Israel) that, if they will repent and return to the Lord, He will rescue them. 2 Chronicles 7:14 "If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land." 1. 12 So the LORD smote the Ethiopians before Asa, and before Judah; and the Ethiopians fled. In his days the land was quiet for ten years. Asa's prayer is short, but it is the real language of faith and expectation from God. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. “Seeking the Lord” is a major theme in these chapters (and in all of 1 & 2 Chron. Hebrew Transliterated 19:3 'aBL DBUrYM TVBYM NMTSh'aV 'yMK KY-B'yUrTh H'aShUrVTh MN-H'aUrTSh VHKYNVTh LBBK LDUrSh H'aLHYM. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. - Asa aimed at pleasing God, and studied to approve himself to him. The Cushites fled, 13 and Asa and his army pursued them as far as Gerar. III. They came to Mareshah. 15 They also attacked the camps of the herders and carried off droves of sheep and goats and camels. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 16. 11 And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. This is a walkthrough for the Central Factory and Agniratha section of Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition for Nintendo Switch. 2 Chronicles 14:11 And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, [it is] nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. 2 Chronicles 7:14 (KJV) 14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. Asa's piety, He strengthens his kingdom. There is another theory that Zerah was Osorkon 2nd. 5 He removed the high places(G) and incense altars(H) in every town in Judah, and the kingdom was at peace under him. 2 Chronicles 14:1-5.ASA DESTROYS IDOLATRY. Thus, national repentance and reformation are required. The characteristics of the reign of Asa. Then Asa his son reigned in his place. 1. Dan 9:15 And now, O Lord our God, who brought Your people forth out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and have become renown, as it this day; we have sinned, we have done wickedly. ; see 14:4, 7; 15:2, 4, 12, 13, 15; 16:12). Happy those that walk by this rule, not to do that which is right in their own eyes, or in the eye of the world, but which is so in God's sight. The Book of 2nd Chronicles: Chapter 14. Lord, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail(R) against you.”. 2 Jehoahaz # 36:2 Hebrew Joahaz, a variant of Jehoahaz; also in verse 4 was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. In Hebrew texts 14:1 is numbered 13:23, and 14:2-15 is numbered 14:1-14. 2: And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: 3: (B) 3 He removed the foreign altars(C) and the high places, smashed the sacred stones(D) and cut down the Asherah poles. Home » King James Bible » 2nd Chronicles » Chapter 14. So Abijah rested with his fathers, and they buried him in the City of David. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 19. Chapters 14 & 15 demonstrate the first half of that statement; chapter 16 develops the second half. i. 1. This is optima et aptissima poenitentia, saith Luther, the best repentance. 13 And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them unto Gerar: and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before the LORD, and before his host; and they carried away very much spoil. They looted all these villages, since there was much plunder there. The land is still ours, because we have sought the Lord our God; we sought him and he has given us rest(J) on every side.” So they built and prospered. 14. Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God. If you can surf the web, you can use this online Bible software. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 14. 1 So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in … 2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.. Ver. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee. So they built and prospered. 1 So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 ESV When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people, if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 14 [] And Abijah rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. Dan 9:14 Therefore the LORD has brought upon us this evil upon us, for the LORD our God is righteous in all His works which he does: for we obeyed not His voice. In his days the land was quiet ten years. 15 They smote also the tents of cattle, and carried away sheep and camels in abundance, and returned to Jerusalem. 8 Asa had an army of three hundred thousand(K) men from Judah, equipped with large shields and with spears, and two hundred and eighty thousand from Benjamin, armed with small shields and with bows. That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah; here and elsewhere in 2 Chronicles, Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print. He was the 3rd king after Shishak. In this and the two following chapters we have the history of the reign of Asa, a good reign and a long one. 1 Kings 14:31 And Rehoboam slept … 1 Kings 2:10 So David slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David. New International Version (NIV). In his days the land was quiet ten years. Home 2nd Chronicles Chapter 14 - King James Version. Verses 1-2: (1 Kings 15:11), says that Asa did as his forefather David had done, honoring God while building the kingdom (verses 6-8). 2 Chronicles 9:31 And Solomon slept with his fathers, and he was buried in the city of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead. Mareshah was a city in the territory of Judah. When we go forth in God's name, we cannot but prosper, and all things work together for the good of those whom he favours.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. 2 Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God. And turn from their wicked ways.] The priests could not enter the house of the LORD: This repeats the occasion first described in 2 Chronicles 5:14. c. They bowed their faces to the ground on the pavement, and worshiped and praised the LORD: The people responded with a combination of reverence and worship. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. View 2nd Chronicles 14 in the note window.. 2Ch 14:1-5.ASA DESTROYS IDOLATRY. 12 Then the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: “I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. 12 The Lord struck down(S) the Cushites before Asa and Judah. 8 And Asa had an army of men that bare targets and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valour. 2 Chronicles chapter 14 KJV (King James Version) 1 So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. 10 Then Asa went out against him, and they set the battle in array in the valley of Zephathah at Mareshah. II. Zerah came with a large army of 1 000 000 men and 300 *chariots to attack Judah. Asa's piety, He strengthens his kingdom. 6 He built up the fortified cities of Judah, since the land was at peace. (V) 14 They destroyed all the villages around Gerar, for the terror(W) of the Lord had fallen on them. View 2nd Chronicles 14 in the note window.. 14:3 For he took away the altars of the strange [gods], and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the a groves: (a) Which were planted contrary to the Law, ().14:5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was b quiet before him. O LORD, … 2 Chronicles 14 – The Reign of Asa A. 11 Then Asa called(N) to the Lord his God and said, “Lord, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. In his days the land was quiet ten years--This long interval of peace was the continued effect of the great battle of Zemaraim (compare 1Ki 15:11-14).. 2. Asa consulted with his people how to make a good use of the peace they enjoyed; and concluded with them that they must not be idle, nor secure. In his days the land was quiet ten years. 1 Chronicles 14 [[[[[1CHRON 14:1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house. Just because 2 Chronicles 7:14 was not written to Americans does not mean that Christians in America cannot benefit from its admonitions by obeying its precepts. Asa did that which was good and right--(compare 1 Kings 15:14).Still his character and life were not free from faults ( 2 Chronicles 16:7 2 Chronicles 16:10 2 Chronicles 16:12). John Trapp Complete Commentary. That means one must understand 2 Chronicles 7:13 in order to understand verse 14. His policy, 2 Chronicles 13:6-8. Then they returned to Jerusalem. (M) 10 Asa went out to meet him, and they took up battle positions in the Valley of Zephathah near Mareshah. We find by experience that it is good to seek the Lord; it gives us rest; while we pursue the world, we meet with nothing but vexation. 7 “Let us build up these towns,” he said to Judah, “and put walls around them, with towers, gates and bars. CHAPTER 14. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 14 - King James Version. 3 He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles 1. Their awe-filled praise glorified the goodness and mercy of God. [b](E) 4 He commanded Judah to seek the Lord,(F) the God of their ancestors, and to obey his laws and commands. 2nd Chronicles 13; Chapter 14; 2nd Chronicles 15 . In his days the land was quiet ten years--This long interval of peace was the continued effect of the great battle of Zemaraim (compare 1 Kings 15:11-14).. 2. 2 Chronicles Chapter 14 Verses 14:1 – 16:14: The reign of Asa (ca. ... and thoughts about "Chapter 14: Central Factory and Agniratha Walkthrough" with us! 6 And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest. All these were brave fighting men. Unfortunately, a lot of people quote 2 Chronicles 7:14 without having a clue about the background of the … 2 Chronicles 7:12-14 New King James Version (NKJV) God’s Second Appearance to Solomon. 2 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God:. If we seek the Lord He will strongly support us. No one was at war with him during those years, for the Lord gave him rest.(I). 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