2 Chronicles 18:1
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New International Version
Now Jehoshaphat had great wealth and honor, and he allied himself with Ahab by marriage.

King James Bible
Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance; and he allied himself with Ahab by marriage.

World English Bible
Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honor in abundance; and he joined affinity with Ahab.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoshaphat hath riches and honour in abundance, and joineth affinity to Ahab,

2 Chronicles 18:1 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Jehoshaphat had riches and honor - The preceding chapter gives ample proof of this.

Joined affinity with Ahab - Took his daughter Athalia to be wife to his son Joram.

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2 Chronicles 1:11-15 And God said to Solomon, Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked riches, wealth, or honor, nor the life of your enemies...

2 Chronicles 17:5,12 Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents...

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

joined affinity He took Athaliah, the daughter of Ahab, to be wife to his son Joram, (2ki

2 Chronicles 8:18 And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea...

) which fatal connection was highly displeasing to God, and Jehoshaphat was severely reproved for it by Jehu the seer

2 Chronicles 19:1-3 And Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned to his house in peace to Jerusalem...

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 19:2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Should you help the ungodly...

2 Chronicles 21:6 And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, like as did the house of Ahab: for he had the daughter of Ahab to wife...

2 Chronicles 22:2,3 Forty and two years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem...

1 Kings 16:31-33 And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat...

1 Kings 21:25 But there was none like to Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up.

2 Kings 8:18,26,27 And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahab: for the daughter of Ahab was his wife...

2 Kings 11:1 And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.

2 Corinthians 6:14 Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness?...

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That the Employing Of, and Associating with the Malignant Party, According as is Contained in the Public Resolutions, is Sinful and Unlawful.
That The Employing Of, And Associating With The Malignant Party, According As Is Contained In The Public Resolutions, Is Sinful And Unlawful. If there be in the land a malignant party of power and policy, and the exceptions contained in the Act of Levy do comprehend but few of that party, then there need be no more difficulty to prove, that the present public resolutions and proceedings do import an association and conjunction with a malignant party, than to gather a conclusion from clear premises.
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

The Assyrian Revival and the Struggle for Syria
Assur-nazir-pal (885-860) and Shalmaneser III. (860-825)--The kingdom of Urartu and its conquering princes: Menuas and Argistis. Assyria was the first to reappear on the scene of action. Less hampered by an ancient past than Egypt and Chaldaea, she was the sooner able to recover her strength after any disastrous crisis, and to assume again the offensive along the whole of her frontier line. Image Drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a bas-relief at Koyunjik of the time of Sennacherib. The initial cut,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7

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

2 Chronicles 19:2
Jehu the seer, the son of Hanani, went out to meet him and said to the king, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD? Because of this, the wrath of the LORD is on you.

2 Chronicles 21:6
He followed the ways of the kings of Israel, as the house of Ahab had done, for he married a daughter of Ahab. He did evil in the eyes of the LORD.

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