2 Chronicles 17:16
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New International Version
next, Amasiah son of Zikri, who volunteered himself for the service of the LORD, with 200,000.

King James Bible
And next him was Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the LORD; and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of valour.

Darby Bible Translation
and next to him, Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself to Jehovah; and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of valour.

World English Bible
and next to him Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself to Yahweh; and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of valor.

Young's Literal Translation
And at his hand is Amasiah son of Zichri, who is willingly offering himself to Jehovah, and with him two hundred chiefs, mighty of valour.

2 Chronicles 17:16 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Adnah, the chief - He was generalissimo of all this host. These are the numbers of the five battalions: under Adnah, three hundred thousand; Jehohanan, two hundred and eighty thousand, Amasiah, two hundred thousand; Eliada, two hundred thousand; Jehozabad, one hundred and eighty thousand; in all, one million one hundred and sixty thousand.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

willingly

Judges 5:2,9 Praise you the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves...

1 Chronicles 29:9,14,17 Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD...

Psalm 110:3 Your people shall be willing in the day of your power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning...

2 Corinthians 8:3-5,12 For to their power, I bear record, yes, and beyond their power they were willing of themselves...

Library
Jehoshaphat's Reform
'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

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Judges 5:2
"When the princes in Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves-- praise the LORD!

Judges 5:9
My heart is with Israel's princes, with the willing volunteers among the people. Praise the LORD!

1 Chronicles 29:9
The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the LORD. David the king also rejoiced greatly.

2 Chronicles 17:15
next, Jehohanan the commander, with 280,000;

2 Chronicles 17:17
From Benjamin: Eliada, a valiant soldier, with 200,000 men armed with bows and shields;

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