New American Standard Bible
So Edom revolted against Judah to this day. Then Libnah revolted at the same time.
King James Bible
Yet Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah unto this day. Then Libnah revolted at the same time.
Darby Bible Translation
But the Edomites revolted from under the hand of Judah unto this day. Then Libnah revolted at the same time.
World English Bible
So Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah to this day. Then did Libnah revolt at the same time.
Young's Literal Translation
and Edom revolteth from under the hand of Judah till this day; then doth Libnah revolt at that time.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Libnah revolted - Libnah being toward the southwest of Palestine Joshua 15:42, its revolt cannot well have had any direct connection with that of Edom. It had been the capital of a small Canaanite state under a separate king before its conquest by Joshua Jos 10:30; Joshua 12:15, and may perhaps always have retained a considerable Canaanite population. Or its loss may have been connected with the attacks made by the Philistines on Jehoram's territories 2 Chronicles 21:16-17.
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[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed …
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So to the sons of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, and Libnah with its pasture lands,
2 Kings 8:20
In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.
2 Kings 8:23
The rest of the acts of Joram and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
2 Kings 19:8
Then Rabshakeh returned and found the king of Assyria fighting against Libnah, for he had heard that the king had left Lachish.
Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
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