New International Version
and had large supplies in the towns of Judah. He also kept experienced fighting men in Jerusalem.
King James Bible
And he had much business in the cities of Judah: and the men of war, mighty men of valour, were in Jerusalem.
Darby Bible Translation
And he had much business in the cities of Judah; and men of war, strong and valiant, in Jerusalem.
World English Bible
He had many works in the cities of Judah; and men of war, mighty men of valor, in Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation
and he hath much work in cities of Judah; and men of war, mighty of valour, are in Jerusalem.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He had much business in the cities - He kept the people constantly employed; they had wages for their work; and by their labors the empire was both enriched and strengthened.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'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
2 Chronicles 17:12
Jehoshaphat became more and more powerful; he built forts and store cities in Judah
2 Chronicles 17:14
Their enrollment by families was as follows: From Judah, commanders of units of 1,000: Adnah the commander, with 300,000 fighting men;
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