New Living Translation
But while in deep distress, Manasseh sought the LORD his God and sincerely humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.
King James Bible
And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
Darby Bible Translation
And when he was in affliction, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
World English Bible
When he was in distress, he begged Yahweh his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
Young's Literal Translation
And when he is in distress he hath appeased the face of Jehovah his God, and is humbled exceedingly before the God of his fathers,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
33:12 Besought - It becomes sinners to humble themselves before that God, whom they have offended. It becomes sufferers to humble themselves before him that corrects them, and to accept of the punishment of their iniquity.
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2 Chronicles 32:26
Then Hezekiah humbled himself and repented of his pride, as did the people of Jerusalem. So the LORD's anger did not fall on them during Hezekiah's lifetime.
2 Chronicles 33:18
The rest of the events of Manasseh's reign, his prayer to God, and the words the seers spoke to him in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, are recorded in [The Book of the Kings of Israel.]
2 Chronicles 33:23
But unlike his father, he did not humble himself before the LORD. Instead, Amon sinned even more.
In my distress I prayed to the LORD, and the LORD answered me and set me free.
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. I took my troubles to the LORD; I cried out to him, and he answered my prayer.
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. From the depths of despair, O LORD, I call for your help.
Hear my cry, O Lord. Pay attention to my prayer.
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