New International Version
Jeroboam did not regain power during the time of Abijah. And the LORD struck him down and he died.
King James Bible
Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD struck him, and he died.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jeroboam did not recover strength again in the days of Abijah; and Jehovah smote him, and he died.
World English Bible
Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and Yahweh struck him, and he died.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jeroboam hath not retained power any more in the days of Abijah, and Jehovah smiteth him, and he dieth.
2 Chronicles 13:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord struck him, and he died - Who died? Abijah or Jeroboam? Some think it was Jeroboam; some, that it was Abijah. Both rabbins and Christians are divided on this point; nor is it yet settled. The prevailing opinion is that Jeroboam is meant, who was struck then with that disease of which he died about two years after; for he did not die till two years after Abijah: see 1 Kings 14:20; 1 Kings 15:9. It seems as if Jeroboam was meant, not Abijah.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Secret of victory
'The children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the Lord God of their fathers.'--2 CHRON. xiii. 18. These words are the summing-up of the story of a strange old-world battle between Jeroboam, the adventurer who rent the kingdom, and Abijah, the son of the foolish Rehoboam, whose unseasonable blustering had played into the usurper's hands. The son was a wiser and better man than his father. It is characteristic of the ancient world, that before battle was joined Abijah made a long speech …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
1 Samuel 25:38
About ten days later, the LORD struck Nabal and he died.
1 Kings 14:20
He reigned for twenty-two years and then rested with his ancestors. And Nadab his son succeeded him as king.
2 Chronicles 13:19
Abijah pursued Jeroboam and took from him the towns of Bethel, Jeshanah and Ephron, with their surrounding villages.
2 Chronicles 13:21
But Abijah grew in strength. He married fourteen wives and had twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.
Jump to PreviousAbijah Abi'jah Death Died Dieth Jeroboam Jerobo'am Life-Time Power Recover Regain Retained Smiteth Smote Strength Struck Time
Jump to NextAbijah Abi'jah Death Died Dieth Jeroboam Jerobo'am Life-Time Power Recover Regain Retained Smiteth Smote Strength Struck Time
Links2 Chronicles 13:20 NIV
2 Chronicles 13:20 NLT
2 Chronicles 13:20 ESV
2 Chronicles 13:20 NASB
2 Chronicles 13:20 KJV
2 Chronicles 13:20 Bible Apps
2 Chronicles 13:20 Biblia Paralela
2 Chronicles 13:20 Chinese Bible
2 Chronicles 13:20 French Bible
2 Chronicles 13:20 German Bible
2 Chronicles 13:20 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.