2 Chronicles 26:13
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New International Version
Under their command was an army of 307,500 men trained for war, a powerful force to support the king against his enemies.

New Living Translation
The army consisted of 307,500 men, all elite troops. They were prepared to assist the king against any enemy.

English Standard Version
Under their command was an army of 307,500, who could make war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

New American Standard Bible
Under their direction was an elite army of 307,500, who could wage war with great power, to help the king against the enemy.

King James Bible
And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Under their authority was an army of 307,500 equipped for combat, a powerful force to help the king against the enemy.

International Standard Version
Uzziah commanded an army of 307,500 who could fight formidably on behalf of the king against any enemy.

NET Bible
They commanded an army of 307,500 skilled and able warriors who were ready to defend the king against his enemies.

New Heart English Bible
Under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, who made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Under them was an army of 307,500 soldiers. They were a powerful force that could support the king against the enemy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And under their hand was a trained army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

New American Standard 1977
And under their direction was an elite army of 307,500, who could wage war with great power, to help the king against the enemy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And under their hand was an army, a host of three hundred and seven thousand five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

King James 2000 Bible
And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

American King James Version
And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

American Standard Version
And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the whole army under them three hundred and seven thousand five hundred: who were fit for war, and fought for the king against the enemy.

Darby Bible Translation
And under their hand was an army-host of three hundred and seven thousand five hundred, that made war with mighty power to help the king against the enemy.

English Revised Version
And under their hand was a trained army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

Webster's Bible Translation
And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

World English Bible
Under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, who made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

Young's Literal Translation
and by their hand is the force of the host, three hundred thousand, and seven thousand, and five hundred warriors, with mighty power to give help to the king against the enemy.
Study Bible
Uzziah's Victories
12The total number of the heads of the households, of valiant warriors, was 2,600. 13Under their direction was an elite army of 307,500, who could wage war with great power, to help the king against the enemy. 14Moreover, Uzziah prepared for all the army shields, spears, helmets, body armor, bows and sling stones.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 12:1
When the kingdom of Rehoboam was established and strong, he and all Israel with him forsook the law of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 25:5
Moreover, Amaziah assembled Judah and appointed them according to their fathers' households under commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds throughout Judah and Benjamin; and he took a census of those from twenty years old and upward and found them to be 300,000 choice men, able to go to war and handle spear and shield.

2 Chronicles 26:12
The total number of the heads of the households, of valiant warriors, was 2,600.

2 Chronicles 26:14
Moreover, Uzziah prepared for all the army shields, spears, helmets, body armor, bows and sling stones.
Treasury of Scripture

And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

an army [heb] the power of an army
three hundred

2 Chronicles 11:1 And when Rehoboam was come to Jerusalem, he gathered of the house …

2 Chronicles 13:3 And Abijah set the battle in array with an army of valiant men of …

2 Chronicles 14:8 And Asa had an army of men that bore targets and spears, out of Judah …

2 Chronicles 17:14-19 And these are the numbers of them according to the house of their …

(13) Under their hand.--Or, at their side, meaning, under their command.

An army.--See margin. An armed force, or, warlike host (chl ?b?'); an expression only found besides in 1Chronicles 20:1.

Three hundred thousand . . . five hundred.--This fairly agrees with the statement respecting the total of Amaziah's army (300,000) in 2Chronicles 25:5.

That made war with mighty power.--Literally, a doer of battle with strength of might (sturdy strength, k?ach chayil, a unique phrase). Each chief was thus at the head of about a hundred and twenty men, who formed his troop (gedd, 2Chronicles 26:11). (Comp. the expression, "captains of hundreds.") The actual number in each century may have varied, as in the Roman army.

Verse 13. - An army; Hebrew, חֵיל צָבָא. "A force of host" would render this expression, though by an ambiguous use of the word חֵיל construct state of חַיִל. This verse gives the number of the body of the army proper, which shows it seven thousand five hundred more than that of Amaziah in the foregoing chapter (ver. 5). And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred,.... Which was larger than that in his father's time by 7500, 2 Chronicles 25:5 besides officers:

that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy; they were ready to fight, and fight valiantly, whenever the king had any occasion for them, or the land was invaded. 26:1-15 As long as Uzziah sought the Lord, and minded religion, God made him to prosper. Those only prosper whom God makes to prosper; for prosperity is his gift. Many have owned, that as long as they sought the Lord, and kept close to their duty, they prospered; but when they forsook God, every thing went cross. God never continues either to bless the indolent or to withhold his blessing from the diligent. He will never suffer any to seek his face in vain. Uzziah's name was famed throughout all the neighbouring countries. A name with God and good people makes truly honourable. He did not delight in war, nor addict himself to sports, but delighted in husbandry.
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