1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
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 he placed forces in all the fortified cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim that Asa his father had taken.
17:4 but he sought the God of his father, and walked in his commandments, and not after the doings of Israel.
17:7 ¶ And in the third year of his reign he sent his princes, Ben-hail, and Obadiah, and Zechariah, and Nethaneel, and Micah, to teach in the cities of Judah;
17:8 and with them the Levites: Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tob-Adonijah, Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.
17:11 And some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat gifts and tribute-silver. The Arabians also brought him flocks, seven thousand seven hundred rams, and seven thousand seven hundred he-goats.
17:12 ¶ And Jehoshaphat waxed exceeding great; and he built in Judah castles and store-cities.
17:13 And he had much business in the cities of Judah; and men of war, strong and valiant, in Jerusalem.
17:14 And these are the numbers of them according to their fathers' houses. Of Judah the captains of thousands: Adnah the captain, and with him three hundred thousand mighty men of valour;
17:15 and next to him was Johanan the captain, and with him two hundred and eighty thousand;
17:17 And of Benjamin: Eliada, a mighty man of valour, and with him two hundred thousand, armed with bow and shield;
17:18 and next to him was Jehozabad, and with him a hundred and eighty thousand ready prepared for war.
17:19 These were they that waited on the king, besides those that the king had put in the fortified cities throughout Judah.
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