2 Chronicles 13:18
New International Version
The Israelites were subdued on that occasion, and the people of Judah were victorious because they relied on the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

New Living Translation
So Judah defeated Israel on that occasion because they trusted in the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

English Standard Version
Thus the men of Israel were subdued at that time, and the men of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.

Berean Study Bible
Thus the Israelites were subdued at that time, and the men of Judah prevailed because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.

King James Bible
Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the LORD God of their fathers.

New King James Version
Thus the children of Israel were subdued at that time; and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD God of their fathers.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Israel were subdued at that time, and the sons of Judah conquered because they trusted in the LORD, the God of their fathers.

NASB 1995
Thus the sons of Israel were subdued at that time, and the sons of Judah conquered because they trusted in the LORD, the God of their fathers.

NASB 1977
Thus the sons of Israel were subdued at that time, and the sons of Judah conquered because they trusted in the LORD, the God of their fathers.

Amplified Bible
Thus the sons of Israel were subdued (humbled) at that time, and the sons of Judah prevailed because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.

Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites were subdued at that time. The Judahites succeeded because they depended on the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites were subdued at that time. The Judahites succeeded because they depended on the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

American Standard Version
Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon Jehovah, the God of their fathers.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the sons of Israel were defeated at that time, and the sons of Yehuda were valiant because they said: “Our reliance is on LORD JEHOVAH, the God of our fathers!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So the children of Israel were brought low in that day, and the children of Juda prevailed, because they trusted on the Lord God of their fathers.

Contemporary English Version
Judah's army won because they had trusted the LORD God of their ancestors.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Israel were brought down, at that time, and the children of Juda were exceedingly strengthened, because they had trusted in the Lord the God of their fathers.

English Revised Version
Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the LORD, the God of their fathers.

Good News Translation
And so the people of Judah were victorious over Israel, because they relied on the LORD, the God of their ancestors.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the Israelites were humbled at that time, and the men of Judah won because they trusted the LORD God of their ancestors.

International Standard Version
And so the descendants of Israel were defeated at that time. The descendants of Judah were victorious because they trusted in the LORD God of their ancestors.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the LORD, the God of their fathers.

Literal Standard Version
And the sons of Israel are humbled at that time, and the sons of Judah are strong, for they have leaned on YHWH, God of their fathers.

NET Bible
That day the Israelites were defeated; the men of Judah prevailed because they relied on the LORD God of their ancestors.

New Heart English Bible
Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the people of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers.

World English Bible
Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied on Yahweh, the God of their fathers.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel are humbled at that time, and the sons of Judah are strong, for they have leant on Jehovah, God of their fathers.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Civil War Against Jeroboam
17Then Abijah and his people struck them with a mighty blow, and 500,000 chosen men of Israel fell slain. 18Thus the Israelites were subdued at that time, and the men of Judah prevailed because they relied on the LORD, the God of their fathers. 19Abijah pursued Jeroboam and captured some cities from him: Bethel, Jeshanah, and Ephron, along with their villages.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 13:17
Then Abijah and his people struck them with a mighty blow, and 500,000 chosen men of Israel fell slain.

2 Chronicles 13:19
Abijah pursued Jeroboam and captured some cities from him: Bethel, Jeshanah, and Ephron, along with their villages.

2 Chronicles 14:11
Then Asa cried out to the LORD his God: "O LORD, there is no one besides You to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, O LORD our God, for we rely on You, and in Your name we have come against this multitude. O LORD, You are our God. Do not let a mere mortal prevail against You."

2 Chronicles 16:8
Were not the Cushites and Libyans a vast army with many chariots and horsemen? Yet because you relied on the LORD, He delivered them into your hand.


Treasury of Scripture

Thus the children of Israel were brought under at that time, and the children of Judah prevailed, because they relied on the LORD God of their fathers.

relied

2 Chronicles 16:8,9
Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubims a huge host, with very many chariots and horsemen? yet, because thou didst rely on the LORD, he delivered them into thine hand…

2 Chronicles 20:20
And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

2 Kings 18:5
He trusted in the LORD God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him.









(18) Were brought under.--Were humbled, bowed down (the same word as in 2Chronicles 12:6). (Judges 3:30.)

Prevailed.--Was strong. (Psalm 18:13; Genesis 25:23.)

They relied upon the Lord.--Isaiah 10:20. (Authorised Version, "stay upon.") . . .

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Thus the Israelites
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

were subdued
וַיִּכָּנְע֥וּ (way·yik·kā·nə·‘ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3665: To bend the knee, to humiliate, vanquish

at that
הַהִ֑יא (ha·hî)
Article | Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

time,
בָּעֵ֣ת (bā·‘êṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 6256: Time, now, when

and the men
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Judah
יְהוּדָ֔ה (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites

prevailed
וַיֶּֽאֶמְצוּ֙ (way·ye·’em·ṣū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 553: To be stout, strong, bold, alert

because
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they relied
נִשְׁעֲנ֔וּ (niš·‘ă·nū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8172: To lean, support oneself

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the LORD,
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

the God
אֱלֹהֵ֥י (’ĕ·lō·hê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

of their fathers.
אֲבוֹתֵיהֶֽם׃ (’ă·ḇō·w·ṯê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 1: Father


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