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Book 14 Chapter 20

20:1
post haec congregati sunt filii Moab et filii Ammon et cumeis de Ammanitis ad Iosaphat ut pugnarent contra eum

20:2
veneruntque nuntii et indicaverunt Iosaphat dicentes venitcontra te multitudo magna de his locis quae trans mare sunt etde Syria et ecce consistunt in Asasonthamar quae est Engaddi

20:3
Iosaphat autem timore perterritus totum se contulit adrogandum Dominum et praedicavit ieiunium universo Iuda

20:4
congregatusque Iudas ad precandum Dominum sed et omnes deurbibus suis venerunt ad obsecrandum eum

20:5
cumque stetisset Iosaphat in medio coetu Iudae etHierusalem in domo Domini ante atrium novum

20:6
ait Domine Deus patrum nostrorum tu es Deus in caelo etdominaris cunctis regnis gentium in manu tua est fortitudo etpotentia nec quisquam tibi potest resistere

20:7
nonne tu Deus noster interfecisti omnes habitatores terraehuius coram populo tuo Israhel et dedisti eam semini Abrahamamici tui in sempiternum

20:8
habitaveruntque in ea et extruxerunt in illa sanctuariumnomini tuo dicentes

20:9
si inruerint super nos mala gladius iudicii pestilentia etfames stabimus coram domo hac in conspectu tuo in qua invocatumest nomen tuum et clamabimus ad te in tribulationibus nostriset exaudies salvosque facies

20:10
nunc igitur ecce filii Ammon et Moab et mons Seir per quosnon concessisti Israheli ut transirent quando egrediebantur deAegypto sed declinaverunt ab eis et non interfecerunt illos

20:11
e contrario agunt et nituntur eicere nos de possessionequam tradidisti nobis

20:12
Deus noster ergo non iudicabis eos in nobis quidem nontanta est fortitudo ut possimus huic multitudini resistere quaeinruit super nos sed cum ignoremus quid agere debeamus hocsolum habemus residui ut oculos nostros dirigamus ad te

20:13
omnis vero Iuda stabat coram Domino cum parvulis etuxoribus et liberis suis

20:14
erat autem Hiazihel filius Zacchariae filii Banaiae filiiHiehihel filii Mathaniae Levites de filiis Asaph super quemfactus est spiritus Domini in medio turbae

20:15
et ait adtendite omnis Iuda et qui habitatis Hierusalem ettu rex Iosaphat haec dicit Dominus vobis nolite timere necpaveatis hanc multitudinem non est enim vestra pugna sed Dei

20:16
cras descendetis contra eos ascensuri enim sunt per clivumnomine Sis et invenietis illos in summitate torrentis qui estcontra solitudinem Hieruhel

20:17
non eritis vos qui dimicabitis sed tantummodo confidenterstate et videbitis auxilium Domini super vos o Iuda etHierusalem nolite timere nec paveatis cras egredimini contraeos et Dominus erit vobiscum

20:18
Iosaphat ergo et Iuda et omnes habitatores Hierusalemceciderunt proni in terram coram Domino et adoraverunt eum

20:19
porro Levitae de filiis Caath et de filiis Core laudabantDominum Deum Israhel voce magna in excelsum

20:20
cumque mane surrexissent egressi sunt per desertum Thecuaeprofectisque eis stans Iosaphat in medio eorum dixit audite meIuda et omnes habitatores Hierusalem credite in Domino Deovestro et securi eritis credite prophetis eius et cunctaevenient prospera

20:21
deditque consilium populo et statuit cantores Domini utlaudarent eum in turmis suis et antecederent exercitum ac voceconsona dicerent confitemini Domino quoniam in aeternummisericordia eius

20:22
cumque coepissent laudes canere vertit Dominus insidiaseorum in semet ipsos filiorum scilicet Ammon et Moab et montisSeir qui egressi fuerant ut pugnarent contra Iudam et percussisunt

20:23
namque filii Ammon et Moab consurrexerunt adversumhabitatores montis Seir ut interficerent et delerent eos cumquehoc opere perpetrassent etiam in semet ipsos versi mutuisconcidere vulneribus

20:24
porro Iudas cum venisset ad speculam quae respicitsolitudinem vidit procul omnem late regionem plenam cadaveribusnec superesse quemquam qui necem potuisset evadere

20:25
venit ergo Iosaphat et omnis populus cum eo ad detrahendaspolia mortuorum inveneruntque inter cadavera variamsupellectilem vestes quoque et vasa pretiosissima etdiripuerunt ita ut omnia portare non possent nec per tres diesspolia auferre pro praedae magnitudine

20:26
die autem quarto congregati sunt in valle Benedictionisetenim quoniam ibi benedixerant Domino vocaverunt locum illumvallis Benedictionis usque in praesentem diem

20:27
reversusque est omnis vir Iuda et habitatores Hierusalemet Iosaphat ante eos in Hierusalem cum laetitia magna eo quoddedisset eis Dominus gaudium de inimicis suis

20:28
ingressique sunt Hierusalem cum psalteriis et citharis ettubis in domum Domini

20:29
inruit autem pavor Domini super universa regna terrarumcum audissent quod pugnasset Dominus contra inimicos Israhel

20:30
quievitque regnum Iosaphat et praebuit ei Deus pacem percircuitum

20:31
regnavit igitur Iosaphat super Iudam et erat trigintaquinque annorum cum regnare coepisset viginti autem et quinqueannis regnavit in Hierusalem nomen matris eius Azuba filiaSelachi

20:32
et ambulavit in via patris sui Asa nec declinavit ab eafaciens quae placita erant coram Domino

20:33
verumtamen excelsa non abstulit et adhuc populus nondirexerat cor suum ad Dominum Deum patrum suorum

20:34
reliqua autem gestorum Iosaphat priorum et novissimorumscripta sunt in verbis Hieu filii Anani quae digessit in libroregum Israhel

20:35
post haec iniit amicitias Iosaphat rex Iuda cum Ochoziarege Israhel cuius opera fuerunt impiissima

20:36
et particeps fuit ut facerent naves quae irent in Tharsisfeceruntque classem in Asiongaber

20:37
prophetavit autem Eliezer filius Dodoau de Maresa adIosaphat dicens quia habuisti foedus cum Ochozia percussitDominus opera tua contritaeque sunt naves nec potuerunt ire inTharsis

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020:001
It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

020:002
Then there came some that told Jehoshaphat, saying, There cometh a great multitude against thee from beyond the sea on this side Syria; and, behold, they be in Hazazontamar, which is Engedi.

020:003
And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

020:004
And Judah gathered themselves together, to ask help of the LORD: even out of all the cities of Judah they came to seek the LORD.

020:005
And Jehoshaphat stood in the congregation of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of the LORD, before the new court,

020:006
And said, O LORD God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and rulest not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in thine hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee?

020:007
Art not thou our God, who didst drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

020:008
And they dwelt therein, and have built thee a sanctuary therein for thy name, saying,

020:009
If, when evil cometh upon us, as the sword, judgment, or pestilence, or famine, we stand before this house, and in thy presence, (for thy name is in this house,) and cry unto thee in our affliction, then thou wilt hear and help.

020:010
And now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir, whom thou wouldest not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned from them, and destroyed them not;

020:011
Behold, I say, how they reward us, to come to cast us out of thy possession, which thou hast given us to inherit.

020:012
O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee.

020:013
And all Judah stood before the LORD, with their little ones, their wives, and their children.

020:014
Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the congregation;

020:015
And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's.

020:016
To morrow go ye down against them: behold, they come up by the cliff of Ziz; and ye shall find them at the end of the brook, before the wilderness of Jeruel.

020:017
Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the LORD with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; to morrow go out against them: for the LORD will be with you.

020:018
And Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell before the LORD, worshipping the LORD.

020:019
And the Levites, of the children of the Kohathites, and of the children of the Korhites, stood up to praise the LORD God of Israel with a loud voice on high.

020:020
And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

020:021
And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever.

020:022
And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.

020:023
For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy them: and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy another.

020:024
And when Judah came toward the watch tower in the wilderness, they looked unto the multitude, and, behold, they were dead bodies fallen to the earth, and none escaped.

020:025
And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in gathering of the spoil, it was so much.

020:026
And on the fourth day they assembled themselves in the valley of Berachah; for there they blessed the LORD: therefore the name of the same place was called, The valley of Berachah, unto this day.

020:027
Then they returned, every man of Judah and Jerusalem, and Jehoshaphat in the forefront of them, to go again to Jerusalem with joy; for the LORD had made them to rejoice over their enemies.

020:028
And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets unto the house of the LORD.

020:029
And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

020:030
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: for his God gave him rest round about.

020:031
And Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah: he was thirty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.

020:032
And he walked in the way of Asa his father, and departed not from it, doing that which was right in the sight of the LORD.

020:033
Howbeit the high places were not taken away: for as yet the people had not prepared their hearts unto the God of their fathers.

020:034
Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Jehu the son of Hanani, who is mentioned in the book of the kings of Israel.

020:035
And after this did Jehoshaphat king of Judah join himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly:

020:036
And he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish: and they made the ships in Eziongaber.

020:037
Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish.

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