2 Chronicles 17:5
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New International Version
The LORD established the kingdom under his control; and all Judah brought gifts to Jehoshaphat, so that he had great wealth and honor.

King James Bible
Therefore the LORD stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah gave gifts to Jehoshaphat; and he had riches and honour in abundance.

World English Bible
Therefore Yahweh established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat tribute; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah doth establish the kingdom in his hand, and all Judah give a present to Jehoshaphat, and he hath riches and honour in abundance,

2 Chronicles 17:5 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord was with Jehoshaphat - "The Word of the Lord was Jehoshaphat's Helper." - Targum.

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the Lord

2 Samuel 7:25,26 And now, O LORD God, the word that you have spoken concerning your servant, and concerning his house, establish it for ever...

1 Kings 9:4,5 And if you will walk before me, as David your father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness...

Psalm 127:1 Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman wakes but in vain.

Psalm 132:12 If your children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them...

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

brought [heb] gave
presents

2 Chronicles 32:23 And many brought gifts to the LORD to Jerusalem, and presents to Hezekiah king of Judah...

1 Samuel 10:27 But the children of Belial said, How shall this man save us? And they despised him, and brought no presents. But he held his peace.

1 Kings 4:21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt: they brought presents...

1 Kings 10:25 And they brought every man his present, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and garments, and armor, and spices, horses...

Psalm 68:29 Because of your temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents to you.

Psalm 72:10 The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.

Psalm 76:11 Vow, and pay to the LORD your God: let all that be round about him bring presents to him that ought to be feared.

Matthew 2:11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him...

he had riches

2 Chronicles 1:15 And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones...

2 Chronicles 9:27 And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that are in the low plains in abundance.

2 Chronicles 18:1 Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab.

2 Chronicles 32:27-29 And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honor: and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones...

Genesis 13:2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

Genesis 26:13,14 And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great...

Deuteronomy 8:13,14 And when your herds and your flocks multiply, and your silver and your gold is multiplied, and all that you have is multiplied...

1 Kings 10:27 And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore trees that are in the vale...

Job 42:12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels...

Matthew 6:33 But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.

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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

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