1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
2 Chronicles 14
14:1 ¶ And 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 and he took away the altars of the strange [gods] and the high places, and broke the columns, and cut down the Asherahs;
14:5 And he removed out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun-images; and the kingdom was quiet before him.
14:7 And he said to Judah, Let us build these cities, and surround them with walls and towers, gates and bars, while the land is yet before us; for we have sought Jehovah our God; we have sought him, and he has given us rest on every side. And they built and prospered.
14:8 And Asa had an army that bore targets and spears: out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bore shields and drew the bow, two hundred and eighty thousand: all these, mighty men of valour.
14:9 ¶ And Zerah the Ethiopian came out against him with a host of a thousand thousand, and three hundred chariots, and he came to Mareshah.
14:10 And Asa went out against him, and they set the battle in array in the valley of Zephathah near Mareshah.
14:11 And Asa cried unto Jehovah his God, and said, Jehovah, it maketh no difference to thee to help, whether there be much or no power: help us, O Jehovah our God, for we rely on thee, and in thy name have we come against this multitude. Jehovah, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.
14:13 And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them to Gerar; and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that none of them was left alive; for they were crushed before Jehovah and before his army. And they carried away very much spoil.
14:15 They smote also the tents of cattle, and carried away sheep and camels in abundance, and returned to Jerusalem.
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