2 Chronicles 14:11
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New International Version
Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. LORD, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you."

King James Bible
And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And Asa cried unto Jehovah his God, and said, Jehovah, it maketh no difference to thee to help, whether there be much or no power: help us, O Jehovah our God, for we rely on thee, and in thy name have we come against this multitude. Jehovah, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.

World English Bible
Asa cried to Yahweh his God, and said, "Yahweh, there is none besides you to help, between the mighty and him who has no strength. Help us, Yahweh our God; for we rely on you, and in your name are we come against this multitude. Yahweh, you are our God. Don't let man prevail against you."

Young's Literal Translation
And Asa calleth unto Jehovah his God, and saith, 'Jehovah! it is nothing with Thee to help, between the mighty and those who have no power; help us, O Jehovah, our God, for on Thee we have leant, and in Thy name we have come against this multitude; O Jehovah, our God thou art; let him not prevail with Thee -- mortal man!

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Whether with many - The same sentiment as that uttered by Jonathan, 1 Samuel 14:6, when he attacked the garrison of the Philistines.

O Lord our God - we rest on thee - "Help us, O Lord our God; because we depend on thy Word, and in the name of thy Word we come against this great host." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

cried unto

2 Chronicles 13:14 And when Judah looked back, behold, the battle was before and behind: and they cried to the LORD...

2 Chronicles 18:31 And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, that they said, It is the king of Israel...

2 Chronicles 32:20 And for this cause Hezekiah the king, and the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz, prayed and cried to heaven.

Exodus 14:10 And when Pharaoh drew near, the children of Israel lifted up their eyes, and, behold, the Egyptians marched after them...

1 Chronicles 5:20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them...

Psalm 18:6 In my distress I called on the LORD, and cried to my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him...

Psalm 22:5 They cried to you, and were delivered: they trusted in you, and were not confounded.

Psalm 34:6 This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 50:15 And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

Psalm 91:15 He shall call on me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honor him.

Psalm 120:1 In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.

Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.

nothing

Leviticus 26:8 And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight...

Deuteronomy 32:30 How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?

Judges 7:7 And the LORD said to Gideon, By the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into your hand...

1 Samuel 14:6 And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armor, Come, and let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised...

1 Kings 20:27-30 And the children of Israel were numbered, and were all present, and went against them...

Amos 5:9 That strengthens the spoiled against the strong, so that the spoiled shall come against the fortress.

2 Corinthians 12:9,10 And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness...

them that

2 Chronicles 20:12 O our God, will you not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that comes against us; neither know we what to do...

Deuteronomy 32:36 For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants, when he sees that their power is gone...

Isaiah 40:29-31 He gives power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increases strength...

rest on thee

2 Chronicles 32:8 With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our battles...

1 Samuel 17:35,36 And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he arose against me, I caught him by his beard...

Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

Isaiah 26:3,4 You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: because he trusts in you...

Isaiah 41:10-14 Fear you not; for I am with you: be not dismayed; for I am your God: I will strengthen you; yes, I will help you...

John 14:1,27 Let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me...

Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

in thy name

2 Chronicles 13:12,18 And, behold, God himself is with us for our captain, and his priests with sounding trumpets to cry alarm against you...

1 Samuel 17:45,46 Then said David to the Philistine, You come to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield...

Psalm 20:5,7 We will rejoice in your salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD fulfill all your petitions...

Isaiah 26:13 O LORD our God, other lords beside you have had dominion over us: but by you only will we make mention of your name.

Acts 3:16 And his name through faith in his name has made this man strong, whom you see and know: yes...

man. or, mortal man

Deuteronomy 32:27 Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say...

Joshua 7:8,9 O LORD, what shall I say, when Israel turns their backs before their enemies!...

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Psalm 9:19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in your sight.

Psalm 79:9,10 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for your name's sake...

Isaiah 2:22 Cease you from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of ?

Jeremiah 1:19 And they shall fight against you; but they shall not prevail against you; for I am with you, said the LORD, to deliver you.

Zechariah 2:8 For thus said the LORD of hosts; After the glory has he sent me to the nations which spoiled you...

Matthew 16:18 And I say also to you, That you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Acts 9:4 And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why persecute you me?

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Asa's Prayer
'And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with Thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go against this multitude. O Lord, Thou art our God; let not man prevail against Thee.'--2 CHRON. xiv. 11. This King Asa, Rehoboam's grandson, had had a long reign of peace, which the writer of the Book of Chronicles traces to the fact that he had rooted out idolatry from Judah, 'The land had rest,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

National Apostasy
From the time of Jeroboam's death to Elijah's appearance before Ahab the people of Israel suffered a steady spiritual decline. Ruled by men who did not fear Jehovah and who encouraged strange forms of worship, the larger number of the people rapidly lost sight of their duty to serve the living God and adopted many of the practices of idolatry. Nadab, the son of Jeroboam, occupied the throne of Israel for only a few months. His career of evil was suddenly stopped by a conspiracy headed by Baasha,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Samuel 17:47
All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the LORD saves; for the battle is the LORD's, and he will give all of you into our hands."

1 Kings 8:44
"When your people go to war against their enemies, wherever you send them, and when they pray to the LORD toward the city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name,

1 Chronicles 5:20
They were helped in fighting them, and God delivered the Hagrites and all their allies into their hands, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him.

2 Chronicles 13:14
Judah turned and saw that they were being attacked at both front and rear. Then they cried out to the LORD. The priests blew their trumpets

2 Chronicles 13:18
The Israelites were subdued on that occasion, and the people of Judah were victorious because they relied on the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

2 Chronicles 14:10
Asa went out to meet him, and they took up battle positions in the Valley of Zephathah near Mareshah.

2 Chronicles 16:7
At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him: "Because you relied on the king of Aram and not on the LORD your God, the army of the king of Aram has escaped from your hand.

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