1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
2 Chronicles 16
1 Asa, by the aid of the Syrians, diverteth Baasha from building of Ramah. 7 Being reproved thereof by Hanani, he putteth him in prison. 11 Among his other acts in his disease he seeketh not God, but to the physicians. 13 His death and burial.
16:1 ¶ In the thirty-sixth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah,that he might let none come out or go in, unto Asa king of Judah.
16:3 [Let there be] a covenant, between me and thee, as between my father and thy father.Lo! I have sent thee silver and gold, go break thy covenant with Baasha king of Israel, that he may go up from me.
16:4 And Ben-hadad hearkened unto King Asa, and sent the chieftains of the forces which he had, against the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon and Dan, and Abel-maim,and all the storehouses of the cities of Naphtali.
16:5 And it cams to pass, when Baasha heard it, he left off building Ramah,and let his work cease.
16:6 And, Asa the king, took all Judah, and they carried away the stones of Ramah, and the timbers thereof, which Baasha had used in building,and he built therewith, Geba and Mizpah.
16:7 ¶ And, at that time, came Hanani the seer, unto Asa the king of Judah,and said unto him, Because thou hast leaned upon the king of Syria, and hast not leaned upon Yahweh thy God, for this cause, hath the force of the king of Syria escaped out of thy hand.
16:9 For, as touching Yahweh, [seeing that], his eyes, are ever running to and fro throughout all the earth, to shew himself strong with them who are perfect toward himself, thou hast made thyself foolish over this,for, from henceforth, there shall be with theewars.
16:10 Then was Asa angry with the seer, and put him in the house of the stocks, for he was in a rage with him, over this,and Asa oppressed some of the people, at that time.
16:11 But lo! the story of Asa, first and last, there it is, written in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.
16:13 And Asa slept with his fathers,yea he died in the forty-first year of his reign;
16:14 and they buried him in his own stately sepulchre, which he had hewn for himself in the city of David, and laid him on a couch which was full of sweet spicesyea of various kinds, made by the perfumer's art,and they burned for him with an exceeding great burning.
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