2 Chronicles 21:8
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New International Version
In the time of Jehoram, Edom rebelled against Judah and set up its own king.

King James Bible
In his days the Edomites revolted from under the dominion of Judah, and made themselves a king.

Darby Bible Translation
In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and they set a king over themselves.

World English Bible
In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

Young's Literal Translation
In his days hath Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and cause a king to reign over them;

2 Chronicles 21:8 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In his days the Edomites revolted - See on 2 Kings 8:21 (note).

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the Edomites

Genesis 27:40 And by your sword shall you live, and shall serve your brother; and it shall come to pass when you shall have the dominion...

2 Kings 8:20-22 In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves...

dominion [heb] hand
and made

1 Kings 22:47 There was then no king in Edom: a deputy was king.

2 Kings 3:9 So the king of Israel went, and the king of Judah, and the king of Edom: and they fetched a compass of seven days' journey...

Library
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
We need not enter into details regarding the question as to the time when the prophet wrote. By a thorough argumentation, Caspari has proved, that he occupies his right position in the Canon, and hence belongs to the earliest age of written prophecy, i.e., to the time of Jeroboam II. and Uzziah. As bearing conclusively against those who would assign to him a far later date, viz., the time of the exile, there is not only the indirect testimony borne by the place which this prophecy occupies in
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

A Discourse of Mercifulness
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 These verses, like the stairs of Solomon's temple, cause our ascent to the holy of holies. We are now mounting up a step higher. Blessed are the merciful . . '. There was never more need to preach of mercifulness than in these unmerciful times wherein we live. It is reported in the life of Chrysostom that he preached much on this subject of mercifulness, and for his much pressing Christians to mercy, he was called of many, the alms-preacher,
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
2 Chronicles 20:22
As they began to sing and praise, the LORD set ambushes against the men of Ammon and Moab and Mount Seir who were invading Judah, and they were defeated.

2 Chronicles 20:23
The Ammonites and Moabites rose up against the men from Mount Seir to destroy and annihilate them. After they finished slaughtering the men from Seir, they helped to destroy one another.

2 Chronicles 21:9
So Jehoram went there with his officers and all his chariots. The Edomites surrounded him and his chariot commanders, but he rose up and broke through by night.

2 Chronicles 21:10
To this day Edom has been in rebellion against Judah. Libnah revolted at the same time, because Jehoram had forsaken the LORD, the God of his ancestors.

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