2 Chronicles 15:15
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New International Version
All Judah rejoiced about the oath because they had sworn it wholeheartedly. They sought God eagerly, and he was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

New Living Translation
All in Judah were happy about this covenant, for they had entered into it with all their heart. They earnestly sought after God, and they found him. And the LORD gave them rest from their enemies on every side.

English Standard Version
And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn with all their heart and had sought him with their whole desire, and he was found by them, and the LORD gave them rest all around.

Berean Study Bible
And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their heart. They had sought Him earnestly, and He was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

New American Standard Bible
All Judah rejoiced concerning the oath, for they had sworn with their whole heart and had sought Him earnestly, and He let them find Him. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

King James Bible
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

Christian Standard Bible
All Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their mind. They had sought him with all their heart, and he was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone was happy because they had made this solemn promise, and in return, the LORD blessed them with peace from all their enemies.

Good News Translation
All the people of Judah were happy because they had made this covenant with all their heart. They took delight in worshiping the LORD, and he accepted them and gave them peace on every side.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their mind. They had sought Him with all their heart, and He was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

International Standard Version
Everybody in Judah was very glad to make their oath, because they had made their vow with all their heart and had sought him with all of their might, and they found him! The LORD also gave them rest in their surrounding lands.

NET Bible
All Judah was happy about the oath, because they made the vow with their whole heart. They willingly sought the LORD and he responded to them. He made them secure on every side.

New Heart English Bible
All Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest all around.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All the people of Judah were overjoyed because of the oath, since they took the oath wholeheartedly. They took great pleasure in looking for the LORD, and he let them find him. So the LORD surrounded them with peace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought Him with their whole desire; and He was found of them; and the LORD gave them rest round about.

New American Standard 1977
And all Judah rejoiced concerning the oath, for they had sworn with their whole heart and had sought Him earnestly, and He let them find Him. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And all those of Judah rejoiced at the oath, for they had sworn with all their heart and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them; and the LORD gave them rest round about.

King James 2000 Bible
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

American King James Version
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

American Standard Version
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and Jehovah gave them rest round about.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All that mere in Juda with a curse: for with all their heart they swore, and with all their will they sought him, and they found him, and the Lord gave them rest round about.

Darby Bible Translation
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they took the oath with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them. And Jehovah gave them rest round about.

English Revised Version
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

Webster's Bible Translation
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found by them: and the LORD gave them rest on all sides.

World English Bible
All Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and Yahweh gave them rest all around.

Young's Literal Translation
and rejoice do all Judah concerning the oath, for with all their heart they have sworn, and with all their good-will they have sought Him, and He is found of them, and Jehovah giveth rest to them round about.
Study Bible
Asa's Reforms
14They took an oath to the LORD with a loud voice, with shouting, trumpets, and horns. 15And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their heart. They had sought Him earnestly, and He was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side. 16King Asa also removed his grandmother Maacah as the queen mother, because she had made a detestable Asherah pole. Asa chopped down the pole, crushed it, and burned it in the Kidron Valley.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 14:6
Because the land was at peace, Asa built fortified cities in Judah. In those days no one made war with him, because the LORD gave him rest.

2 Chronicles 14:7
So he said to the people of Judah, “Let us build these cities and surround them with walls and towers, with doors and bars. The land is still ours because we have sought the LORD our God. We have sought Him and He has given us rest on every side.” So they built and prospered.

2 Chronicles 15:2
So he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin. The LORD is with you when you are with Him. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 15:14
They took an oath to the LORD with a loud voice, with shouting, trumpets, and horns.

2 Chronicles 20:30
Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.

Psalm 119:10
With all my heart I have sought You; do not let me stray from Your commandments.

Treasury of Scripture

And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

rejoiced

2 Chronicles 23:16-21 And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, …

2 Chronicles 29:10,36 Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, …

Deuteronomy 26:11 And you shall rejoice in every good thing which the LORD your God …

Nehemiah 8:9 And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, …

Psalm 32:11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, …

Psalm 119:111 Your testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever: for they are …

Proverbs 3:17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that …

sworn

Psalm 119:106 I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep your righteous judgments.

sought him

2 Chronicles 15:2,4,12 And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, Hear you me, Asa, and …

Isaiah 26:8 Yes, in the way of your judgments, O LORD, have we waited for you; …

Isaiah 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I said …

Philippians 1:23 For I am in a strait between two, having a desire to depart, and …

and he was

2 Chronicles 15:4 But when they in their trouble did turn to the LORD God of Israel, …

the Lord

2 Chronicles 15:6 And nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city: for God did …

Joshua 23:1 And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest …

Job 34:29 When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides …







(15) All Judah.--The entire southern kingdom.

With their whole desire.--Or, assent; with perfect willingness. Vulg., "in tota voluntate."

And he was found of them.--Or, was at hand to them; in accordance with the promise of Azariah the prophet (2Chronicles 15:2).

The Lord gave them rest.--Another period of tranquility, like that mentioned in 2Chronicles 14:6-7; and perhaps of equal duration. (See on 2Chronicles 16:1.)

Verse 15. - For the probable duration of the rest round about, spoken of in the last clause, see under ver. 19. And all Judah rejoiced at the oath,.... The greater part of them; for some there might be who were dissemblers:

for they had sworn with all their heart; in the sincerity and uprightness of their souls:

and sought him with their whole desire; none being more or so desirable as he:

and he was found of them: and favoured them with his presence:

and the Lord gave them rest round about; from all their enemies. 15:1-19 The people make a solemn covenant with God. - The work of complete reformation appeared so difficult, that Asa had not courage to attempt it, till assured of Divine assistance and acceptance. He and his people offered sacrifices to God; thanksgiving for the favours they had received, and supplication for further favours. Prayers and praises are now our spiritual sacrifices. The people, of their own will, covenanted to seek the Lord, each for himself, with earnestness. What is religion but seeking God, inquiring after him, applying to him upon all occasions? We make nothing of our religion, if we do not make heart-work of it; God will have all the heart, or none. Our devotedness to God our Saviour, should be avowed and shown in the most solemn and public manner. What is done in hypocrisy is a mere drudgery.



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