New American Standard Bible
So the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is righteous."
King James Bible
Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD is righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
And the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, Jehovah is righteous.
World English Bible
Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, "Yahweh is righteous."
Young's Literal Translation
and the heads of Israel are humbled, and the king, and they say, 'Righteous is Jehovah.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They said, The Lord is righteous - i. e., they acknowledged the justice of the sentence which had gone forth against them 2 Chronicles 12:5.
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time; the LORD is the righteous one, and I and my people are the wicked ones.
2 Chronicles 12:12
And when he humbled himself, the anger of the LORD turned away from him, so as not to destroy him completely; and also conditions were good in Judah.
2 Chronicles 21:2
He had brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat: Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, Azaryahu, Michael and Shephatiah. All these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
"Therefore the LORD has kept the calamity in store and brought it on us; for the LORD our God is righteous with respect to all His deeds which He has done, but we have not obeyed His voice.
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