New International Version
Jehoshaphat became more and more powerful; he built forts and store cities in Judah
King James Bible
And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoshaphat waxed exceeding great; and he built in Judah castles and store-cities.
World English Bible
Jehoshaphat grew great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoshaphat is going on and becoming very great, and he buildeth in Judah palaces and cities of store,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Philistines brought - presents - They and the Arabians purchased peace with the king of Judah by paying an annual tribute. The Philistines brought silver, and no doubt different kinds of merchandise, The Arabs, whose riches consisted in cattle, brought him flocks in great abundance, principally rams and he-goats.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
castles. or, palaces
'And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel. 2. And he placed forces in all the fenced cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had taken. 3. And the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim; 4. But sought to the Lord God of his father, and walked in His commandments, and not after the doings of Israel. 5. Therefore the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
So they put slave masters over them to oppress them with forced labor, and they built Pithom and Rameses as store cities for Pharaoh.
2 Chronicles 17:11
Some Philistines brought Jehoshaphat gifts and silver as tribute, and the Arabs brought him flocks: seven thousand seven hundred rams and seven thousand seven hundred goats.
2 Chronicles 17:13
and had large supplies in the towns of Judah. He also kept experienced fighting men in Jerusalem.
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