2 Chronicles 14:6
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English Standard Version
He built fortified cities in Judah, for the land had rest. He had no war in those years, for the LORD gave him peace.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And he built fortified cities in Judah; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because Jehovah had given him rest.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He built also strong cities in Juda, for he was quiet, and there had no wars risen in his time, the Lord giving peace.

English Revised Version
And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he built fortified cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.

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Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As to the מדרשׁ of the prophet Iddo, see the Introduction.

13:23 (2 Chronicles 14:1). This is remarked here, because this rest was also a result of Abijah's great victory over Jeroboam.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he built

2 Chronicles 8:2-6 That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there...

2 Chronicles 11:5-12 And Rehoboam dwelled in Jerusalem, and built cities for defense in Judah...

for the land

Judges 3:11,30 And the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died...

Judges 5:31 So let all your enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when he goes forth in his might...

1 Kings 5:4 But now the LORD my God has given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor evil result.

1 Chronicles 22:9 Behold, a son shall be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about...

the Lord

2 Chronicles 15:15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire...

Joshua 23:1 And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest to Israel from all their enemies round about...

Job 34:29 When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides his face, who then can behold him?...

Psalm 46:9 He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth; he breaks the bow, and cuts the spear in sunder; he burns the chariot in the fire.

Cross References
2 Chronicles 11:5
Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem, and he built cities for defense in Judah.

2 Chronicles 15:15
And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn with all their heart and had sought him with their whole desire, and he was found by them, and the LORD gave them rest all around.

2 Chronicles 20:30
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet, for his God gave him rest all around.

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