5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him. King James Version » 2nd Chronicles » Chapter 14. In his days the land was quiet ten years. In his days the land was quiet ten years. 8 And Asa had an army of men that bare targets 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 valour. 9 And there came out against them Zerah the Ethiopian with an host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots; and came unto Mareshah. Asa consulted with his people how to make a good use of the peace they enjoyed; and concluded with them that they must not be idle, nor secure. Thus, national repentance and reformation are required. Their awe-filled praise glorified the goodness and mercy of God. Dan 9:15 And now, O Lord our God, who brought Your people forth out of the land of Egypt with a mighty hand, and have become renown, as it this day; we have sinned, we have done wickedly. In his days the land was quiet ten years--This long interval of peace was the continued effect of the great battle of Zemaraim (compare 1Ki 15:11-14).. 2. Zerah came with a large army of 1 000 000 men and 300 *chariots to attack Judah. 2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.. Ver. In Hebrew texts 14:1 is numbered 13:23, and 14:2-15 is numbered 14:1-14. 2 Jehoahaz # 36:2 Hebrew Joahaz, a variant of Jehoahaz; also in verse 4 was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. Chapters 14 & 15 demonstrate the first half of that statement; chapter 16 develops the second half. However, many Christians in the United States have taken this verse as a rallying cry for America. 2 Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God. Unfortunately, a lot of people quote 2 Chronicles 7:14 without having a clue about the background of the … These three emphases from 2 Chronicles 7:14 — humility, hunger and holiness — are much needed among Christians today, whether we live in America or not. Asa's piety, He strengthens his kingdom. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years. New International Version (NIV). i. 10 Then Asa went out against him, and they set the battle in array in the valley of Zephathah at Mareshah. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee. 2 Chronicles 14 – The Reign of Asa A. - Asa aimed at pleasing God, and studied to approve himself to him. All these were brave fighting men. 14 And they smote all the cities round about Gerar; for the fear of the LORD came upon them: and they spoiled all the cities; for there was exceeding much spoil in them. All rights reserved worldwide. ... head to the 2nd Control Platform. Home » King James Bible » 2nd Chronicles » Chapter 14. 2 Chronicles 7:14 (KJV) 14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. [b](E) 4 He commanded Judah to seek the Lord,(F) the God of their ancestors, and to obey his laws and commands. 1 Kings 2:10 So David slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David. In his days the land was quiet for ten years. There is another theory that Zerah was Osorkon 2nd. (B) 3 He removed the foreign altars(C) and the high places, smashed the sacred stones(D) and cut down the Asherah poles. 15 They smote also the tents of cattle, and carried away sheep and camels in abundance, and returned to Jerusalem. 2 Chronicles chapter 14 KJV (King James Version) 1 So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David: and Asa his son reigned in his stead. 2CHRON 14:2 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: 2CHRON 14:3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: 2CHRON 14:4 And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment. 2 Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 14 - King James Version. 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 ESV When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people, if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 16. O LORD, … When we go forth in God's name, we cannot but prosper, and all things work together for the good of those whom he favours.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. 1 Chronicles 14 [[[[[1CHRON 14:1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house. Dan 9:14 Therefore the LORD has brought upon us this evil upon us, for the LORD our God is righteous in all His works which he does: for we obeyed not His voice. In this chapter we have, I. 9 Zerah the Cushite(L) marched out against them with an army of thousands upon thousands and three hundred chariots, and came as far as Mareshah. In context 2 Chronicles 7:14 is a promise to ancient Israel (and perhaps even modern-day Israel) that, if they will repent and return to the Lord, He will rescue them. 1. A formidable army of Ethiopians invaded Asa's kingdom. Asa did that which was good and right--(compare 1Ki 15:14).Still his character and life were not free from faults (2Ch 16:7,10,12). View 2nd Chronicles 14 in the note window.. 2Ch 14:1-5.ASA DESTROYS IDOLATRY. Hebrew Transliterated 16:2 VYTSh'a 'aS'a KSPh VZHB M'aTShUrVTh BYTh YHVH VBYTh HMLK VYShLCh 'aL-BN-HDD MLK 'aUrM HYVShB BDUrMShQ L'aMUr. Read verse in New International Version The priests could not enter the house of the LORD: This repeats the occasion first described in 2 Chronicles 5:14. c. They bowed their faces to the ground on the pavement, and worshiped and praised the LORD: The people responded with a combination of reverence and worship. Asa's prayer is short, but it is the real language of faith and expectation from God. ... and thoughts about "Chapter 14: Central Factory and Agniratha Walkthrough" with us! 2 Chronicles 14:11 And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, [it is] nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. Then Asa his son reigned in his place. 14 [] And Abijah rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. Happy those that walk by this rule, not to do that which is right in their own eyes, or in the eye of the world, but which is so in God's sight. Asa aimed at pleasing God, and studied to approve himself to him. Lord, you are our God; do not let mere mortals prevail(R) against you.”. 6 He built up the fortified cities of Judah, since the land was at peace. This evil came upon them, that their faith in God might be tried. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. 2 Chronicles 36:14, 16-18 “Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen; and polluted the house of the LORD which he had hallowed in Jerusalem. ; compare 1 Kings 15:9-24). In his days the land was quiet ten years--This long interval of peace was the continued effect of the great battle of Zemaraim (compare 1 Kings 15:11-14).. 2. 2nd Chronicles 13; Chapter 14; 2nd Chronicles 15 . That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah; here and elsewhere in 2 Chronicles, Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. Complete Concise Chapter Contents. Just because 2 Chronicles 7:14 was not written to Americans does not mean that Christians in America cannot benefit from its admonitions by obeying its precepts. 14. The Cushites fled, 13 and Asa and his army pursued them as far as Gerar. III. The Book of 2nd Chronicles: Chapter 14. In this and the two following chapters we have the history of the reign of Asa, a good reign and a long one. 2nd Chronicles Chapter 19. Help us,(O) Lord our God, for we rely(P) on you, and in your name(Q) we have come against this vast army. 7 “Let us build up these towns,” he said to Judah, “and put walls around them, with towers, gates and bars. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years. “Seeking the Lord” is a major theme in these chapters (and in all of 1 & 2 Chron. 2 Chronicles 14 And Abijah rested with his ancestors and was buried in the City of David. If we seek the Lord He will strongly support us. 1 Kings 14:31 And Rehoboam slept … Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God. (1-6) The blessedness of the reign of King Asa. That means one must understand 2 Chronicles 7:13 in order to understand verse 14. 2 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: 3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: 4 And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.