1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
2 Chronicles 17
1 Jehoshaphat, succeeding Asa, reigneth well, and prospereth. 7 He sendeth Levites with the princes to teach Judah. 10 His enemies being terrified by God, some of them bring him presents and tribute. 12 His greatness, captains, and armies.
17:1 ¶ And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead,and strengthened himself against Israel;
17:2 and put forces in all the fortified cities of Judah,and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had captured.
17:4 for, unto the God of his father, he sought, and, in his commandments, he walked,and not according to the doing of Israel.
17:7 And, in the third year of his reign, he sent to his rulers, even to Ben-hail and to Obadiah and to Zechariah, and to Nethanel, and to Micaiah,that they were to teach throughout the cities of Judah;
17:8 and, with them, Levites, Shemaiah and Nethaniah and Zebadiah and Asahel and Shemiramoth and Jehonathan, and Adonijah and Tobijah and Tob-adonijah, Levites,and, with them, Elishama and Jehoram, priests;
17:11 And, from among the Philistines, were they bringing in unto Jehoshaphat a present, and silver as tribute,even the Arabians, were bringing in unto him flocks, seven thousand seven hundred rams, and seven thousand seven hundred he-goats.
17:12 And so it came to pass that, Jehoshaphat, went on waxing surpassingly great,and he built, throughout Judah, fortresses and cities for store;
17:13 and, much business, had he, throughout the cities of Judah,but, the men of war, the heroes of valour, were in Jerusalem.
17:14 And, these, are the numbers of them, by their ancestral house,To Judah, pertained rulers of thousands, Adnah the chief, and, with him, mighty men of valour, three hundred thousand;
17:15 and, under his direction, was Jehohanan the chief,and, with him, two hundred and eighty thousand;
17:17 And, out of Benjamin, a hero of valour, Eliada,and, with him, armed with bow and buckler, two hundred thousand;
17:18 and, under his direction, Jehozabad,and, with him, a hundred and eighty thousand, equipped for war.
17:19 These, were they who were waiting upon the king,besides those whom the king placed in the fortified cities, throughout all Judah.
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