2 Chronicles 25:8
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New International Version
Even if you go and fight courageously in battle, God will overthrow you before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to overthrow."

King James Bible
But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong for the battle: God shall make thee fall before the enemy: for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

Darby Bible Translation
But if thou wilt go, do [it]; be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy, for there is with God power to help and to cast down.

World English Bible
But if you will go, take action, be strong for the battle. God will overthrow you before the enemy; for God has power to help, and to overthrow."

Young's Literal Translation
but if thou art going -- do it, be strong for battle, God doth cause thee to stumble before an enemy, for there is power in God to help, and to cause to stumble.'

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord is not with Israel - "The Word of the Lord is not the helper of the Israelites, nor of the kingdom of the tribe of Ephraim." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

be strong

2 Chronicles 18:14 And when he was come to the king, the king said to him, Micaiah, shall we go to Ramothgilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And he said...

Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart...

Isaiah 8:9,10 Associate yourselves, O you people, and you shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all you of far countries: gird yourselves...

Joel 3:9-14 Proclaim you this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up...

Matthew 26:45 Then comes he to his disciples, and said to them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand...

God hath power

2 Chronicles 14:11 And Asa cried to the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with you to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power...

2 Chronicles 20:6 And said, O LORD God of our fathers, are not you God in heaven? and rule not you over all the kingdoms of the heathen?...

Judges 7:7 And the LORD said to Gideon, By the three hundred men that lapped will I save you, and deliver the Midianites into your hand...

1 Samuel 14:6 And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armor, Come, and let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised...

Job 5:18 For he makes sore, and binds up: he wounds, and his hands make whole.

Job 9:13 If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.

Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Psalm 33:16-10 There is no king saved by the multitude of an host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength...

Psalm 62:11 God has spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongs to God.

Ecclesiastes 9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise...

army [heb] band

2 Chronicles 25:13 But the soldiers of the army which Amaziah sent back, that they should not go with him to battle, fell on the cities of Judah...

the Lord

2 Chronicles 1:12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted to you; and I will give you riches, and wealth, and honor...

Deuteronomy 8:18 But you shall remember the LORD your God: for it is he that gives you power to get wealth...

Psalm 24:1 The earth is the LORD's, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

Haggai 2:8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, said the LORD of hosts.

Luke 18:29,30 And he said to them, Truly I say to you, There is no man that has left house, or parents, or brothers, or wife, or children...

Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Library
Prudence and Faith
'And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel? And the man of God answered, The Lord is able to give thee much more than this.'--2 CHRON. xxv. 9. The character of this Amaziah, one of the Kings of Judah, is summed up by the chronicler in a damning epigram: 'He did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, but not with a perfect heart.' He was one of your half-and-half people, or, as Hosea says, 'a cake not turned,'
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Unmerciful Servant.
"Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants. And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents. But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made. The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. Then the lord of that servant was moved
William Arnot—The Parables of Our Lord

Cross References
2 Chronicles 14:11
Then Asa called to the LORD his God and said, "LORD, there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, LORD our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. LORD, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail against you."

2 Chronicles 20:6
and said: "LORD, the God of our ancestors, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you.

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