1901 American Standard Version (ASV)
2 Chronicles 14
14:1 ¶ So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Asa his son reigned in his stead. In his days the land was quiet ten years.
14:3 for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and brake down the pillars, and hewed down the Asherim,
14:5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun-images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.
14:7 For he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars; the land is yet before us, because we have sought Jehovah our God; we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
14:8 And Asa had an army that bare bucklers and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valor.
14:9 ¶ And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an army of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and he came unto Mareshah.
14:10 Then Asa went out to meet him, and they set the battle in array in the valley of Zephathah at Mareshah.
14:11 And Asa cried unto Jehovah his God, and said, Jehovah, there is none besides thee to help, between the mighty and him that hath no strength: help us, O Jehovah our God; for we rely on thee, and in thy name are we come against this multitude. O Jehovah, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.
14:13 And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them unto Gerar: and there fell of the Ethiopians so many that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before Jehovah, and before his host; and they carried away very much booty.
14:15 They smote also the tents of cattle, and carried away sheep in abundance, and camels, and returned to Jerusalem.
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