2 Chronicles 20:25
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English Standard Version
When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take their spoil, they found among them, in great numbers, goods, clothing, and precious things, which they took for themselves until they could carry no more. They were three days in taking the spoil, it was so much.

King James Bible
And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in gathering of the spoil, it was so much.

American Standard Version
And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches and dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in taking the spoil, it was so much.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Josaphat came, and all the people with him to take away the spoils of the dead, and they found among the dead bodies, stuff of various kinds, and garments, and most precious vessels: and they took them for themselves, insomuch that they could not carry all, nor in three days take away the spoils, the booty was so great.

English Revised Version
And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches and dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in taking of the spoil, it was so much.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in gathering the spoil, it was so much.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

For this comforting assurance the king and people thanked the Lord, falling down in worship before Him, whereupon the Levites stood up to praise God with a loud voice. Levites "of the sons of Kohath, yea, of the Korahites," for they were descended from Kohath (1 Chronicles 6:22).

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they found

Exodus 12:35,36 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold...

1 Samuel 30:19,20 And there was nothing lacking to them, neither small nor great, neither sons nor daughters, neither spoil...

2 Kings 7:9-16 Then they said one to another, We do not well: this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace...

Psalm 68:12 Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

dead bodies Instead of {pegarim,} `dead bodies,' eight MSS. and several ancient editions read {begadim.} `garments' None of the ancient versions, except the Chaldee, have {dead bodies}: {garments} would therefore appear to be a true reading; and the succeeding clause should be rendered, `which they seized for themselves.'

precious jewels

Exodus 3:22 But every woman shall borrow of her neighbor, and of her that sojournes in her house, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment...

Numbers 31:15 And Moses said to them, Have you saved all the women alive?

Judges 8:24-26 And Gideon said to them, I would desire a request of you, that you would give me every man the earrings of his prey...

Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious than rubies: and all the things you can desire are not to be compared to her.

it was so much

Ezekiel 39:8,9 Behold, it is come, and it is done, said the Lord GOD; this is the day whereof I have spoken...

Cross References
2 Chronicles 20:24
When Judah came to the watchtower of the wilderness, they looked toward the horde, and behold, there were dead bodies lying on the ground; none had escaped.

2 Chronicles 20:26
On the fourth day they assembled in the Valley of Beracah, for there they blessed the LORD. Therefore the name of that place has been called the Valley of Beracah to this day.

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