2 Chronicles 12:12
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English Standard Version
And when he humbled himself the wrath of the LORD turned from him, so as not to make a complete destruction. Moreover, conditions were good in Judah.

King James Bible
And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.

American Standard Version
And when he humbled himself, the wrath of Jehovah turned from him, so as not to destroy him altogether: and moreover in Judah there were good things found .

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and moreover in Judah there were good things found.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

After the capture of the fenced cities of Judah, he marched against Jerusalem. - 2 Chronicles 12:5. Then the prophet Shemaiah announced to the king and the princes, who had retired to Jerusalem before Shishak, that the Lord had given them into the power of Shishak because they had forsaken Him. בּיד עזב, forsaken and given over into the hand of Shishak. When the king and the priests immediately humbled themselves before God, acknowledging the righteousness of the Lord, the prophet announced to them further that the Lord would not destroy them since they had humbled themselves, but would give them deliverance in a little space. כּמעט, according to a little, i.e., in a short time. פּליטה is accusative after ונתתּי. My anger shall not pour itself out upon Jerusalem. The pouring out of anger is the designation of an exterminating judgment; cf. 2 Chronicles 34:25.

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2 Chronicles 12:6,7 Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD is righteous...

2 Chronicles 33:12,13 And when he was in affliction, he sought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers...

Isaiah 57:15 For thus said the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place...

Lamentations 3:22,33,42 It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not...

1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

also in Judah things went well. or, yet in Judah there were good things.

2 Chronicles 19:3 Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the groves out of the land...

Genesis 18:24 Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city...

1 Kings 14:13 And all Israel shall mourn for him, and bury him: for he only of Jeroboam shall come to the grave...

Isaiah 6:13 But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them...

Cross References
2 Chronicles 12:6
Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is righteous."

2 Chronicles 12:7
When the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the LORD came to Shemaiah: "They have humbled themselves. I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance, and my wrath shall not be poured out on Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.

2 Chronicles 12:11
And as often as the king went into the house of the LORD, the guard came and carried them and brought them back to the guardroom.

2 Chronicles 19:3
Nevertheless, some good is found in you, for you destroyed the Asheroth out of the land, and have set your heart to seek God."

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