2 Chronicles 12:6
Good News Translation
The king and the leaders admitted that they had sinned, and they said, "What the LORD is doing is just."

New Revised Standard Version
Then the officers of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, “The LORD is in the right.”

Contemporary English Version
Rehoboam and the leaders were sorry for what they had done and admitted, "The LORD is right. We have deserted him."

New American Bible
Then the commanders of Israel and the king humbled themselves saying, “The LORD is in the right.”

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the princes of Israel, and the king, being in a consternation, said: The Lord is just.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the princes of Israel, and the king, being in a consternation, said: The Lord is just.


2 Chronicles 11:2 And the word of the Lord came to Semeias the man of God, saying:

1 Kings 12:22 But the word of the Lord came to Semeias, the man of God, saying:

Ye have forsaken me

2 Chronicles 12:1,2 And when the kingdom of Roboam was strengthened and fortified, he forsook the law of the Lord, and all Israel with him. . . .

2 Chronicles 15:2 And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him: Hear ye me, Asa, and all Juda and Benjamin: The Lord is with you, because you have been with him. If you seek him, you shall find: but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.

Deuteronomy 28:15 But if thou wilt not hear the voice of the Lord thy God, to keep and to do all his commandments and ceremonies, which I command thee this day, all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.

Judges 10:9-14 Insomuch that the children of Ammon, passing over the Jordan, wasted Juda, and Benjamin, and Ephraim: and Israel was distressed exceedingly. . . .

1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Jeremiah 2:19 Thy own wickedness shall reprove thee, and thy apostasy shall rebuke thee. Know thou, and see that it is an evil and a bitter thing for thee, to have left the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not with thee, saith the Lord the God of hosts.

Jeremiah 4:18 Thy ways, and thy devices have brought these things upon thee: this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it hath touched thy heart.

Jeremiah 5:19 And if you shall say: Why hath the Lord our God done all these things to us? thou shalt say to them: As you have forsaken me, and served a strange god in your own land, so shall you serve strangers in a land that is not your own.

Jeremiah 23:33 If therefore this people, or the prophet, or the priest shall ask thee, saying: What is the burden of the Lord? thou shalt say to them: You are the burden: for I will cast you away, saith the Lord.

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2 Samuel 24:14 And David said to Gad: I am in a great strait: but it is better that I should fall into the hands of the Lord (for his mercies are many) than into the hands of men.

Psalm 37:33 But the Lord will not leave him in his hands; nor condemn him when he shall be judged.

Shishak Raids Jerusalem
5And Semeias the prophet came to Roboam, and to the princes of Juda, that were gathered together in Jerusalem, fleeing from Sesac, and he said to them: Thus saith the Lord: You have left me, and I have left you in the hand of Sesac. 6And the princes of Israel, and the king, being in a consternation, said: The Lord is just.7And when the Lord saw that they were humbled, the word of the Lord came to Semeias, saying: Because they are humbled, I will not destroy them, and I will give them a little help, and my wrath shall not fall upon Jerusalem by the hand of Sesac.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:27
And Pharao sent and called Moses and Aaron, saying to them: I have sinned this time also, the Lord is just: I and my people, are wicked.

2 Chronicles 12:12
But yet because they were humbled, the wrath of the Lord turned away from them, and they were not utterly destroyed: for even in Juda there were found good works.

2 Chronicles 21:2
And he had brethren the sons of Josaphat, Azarias, and Jahiel, and Zacharias, and Azaria, and Michael, and Saphatias, all these were the sons of Josaphat king of Juda.

Daniel 9:14
And the Lord hath watched upon the evil, and hath brought it upon us: the Lord, our God, is just in all his works which he hath done: for we have not hearkened to his voice.

2 Chronicles 12:5
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