2 Chronicles 16:12
New International Version
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was afflicted with a disease in his feet. Though his disease was severe, even in his illness he did not seek help from the LORD, but only from the physicians.

New Living Translation
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a serious foot disease. Yet even with the severity of his disease, he did not seek the LORD's help but turned only to his physicians.

English Standard Version
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet, and his disease became severe. Yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but sought help from physicians.

Berean Study Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa became diseased in his feet, and it became increasingly severe. Yet even in his illness he did not seek the LORD, but only the physicians.

New American Standard Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease was severe, yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians.

King James Bible
And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

Christian Standard Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a disease in his feet, and his disease became increasingly severe. Yet even in his disease he didn't seek the LORD but only the physicians.

Contemporary English Version
In the thirty-ninth year of his rule, he got a very bad foot disease, but he relied on doctors and refused to ask the LORD for help.

Good News Translation
In the thirty-ninth year that Asa was king, he was crippled by a severe foot disease; but even then he did not turn to the LORD for help, but to doctors.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a disease in his feet, and his disease became increasingly severe. Yet even in his disease he didn't seek the LORD but only the physicians.

International Standard Version
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa suffered from a foot disease. Even though he suffered greatly, he never sought the LORD, but instead looked to doctors.

NET Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a foot disease. Though his disease was severe, he did not seek the LORD, but only the doctors.

New Heart English Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet; his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but to the physicians.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa got a foot disease that became progressively worse. Instead of asking the LORD for help, he went to doctors.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And in the thirty and ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet; his disease was exceeding great; yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

New American Standard 1977
And in the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease was severe, yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Asa in the year thirty-nine of his reign was diseased from his feet up; yet in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians.

King James 2000 Bible
And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease became severe: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

American King James Version
And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

American Standard Version
And in the thirty and ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet; his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to Jehovah, but to the physicians.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Asa was diseased in his feet in the thirty-ninth year of his reign, until he was very ill: but in his disease he sought not to the Lord, but to the physicians.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Asa fell sick in the nine and thirtieth year of his reign, of a most violent pain in his feet, and yet in his illness he did not seek the Lord, but rather trusted in the skill of physicians.

Darby Bible Translation
And Asa in the thirty-ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was extremely great; yet in his disease he did not seek Jehovah, but the physicians.

English Revised Version
And in the thirty and ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet; his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceedingly severe: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

World English Bible
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet; his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he didn't seek Yahweh, but to the physicians.

Young's Literal Translation
And Asa is diseased -- in the thirty and ninth year of his reign -- in his feet, till his disease is excessive, and also in his disease he hath not sought Jehovah, but among physicians.
Study Bible
The Death and Burial of Asa
11Now the rest of the acts of Asa, from beginning to end, they are indeed written in the Book of the Kings of Judah and Israel. 12In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa became diseased in his feet, and it became increasingly severe. Yet even in his illness he did not seek the LORD, but only the physicians. 13So in the forty-first year of his reign, Asa died and rested with his fathers.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 16:13
So in the forty-first year of his reign, Asa died and rested with his fathers.

Jeremiah 17:5
This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind, who makes the flesh his strength and turns his heart from the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

A.

Matthew 7:2
For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

Luke 6:37,38
Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven: …

Revelation 3:19
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

in his disease

2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

2 Chronicles 28:22
And in the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the LORD: this is that king Ahaz.

1 Chronicles 10:14
And inquired not of the LORD: therefore he slew him, and turned the kingdom unto David the son of Jesse.

physicians

Genesis 50:2
And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel.

Job 13:4
But ye are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians of no value.

Jeremiah 8:22
Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?







Lexicon
In the thirty-ninth
שְׁלוֹשִׁ֨ים (šə·lō·wō·šîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7970: Thirty, thirtieth

year
בִּשְׁנַת֩ (biš·naṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year

of his reign,
לְמַלְכוּתוֹ֙ (lə·mal·ḵū·ṯōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4438: Royalty, royal power, reign, kingdom

Asa
אָסָ֡א (’ā·sā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 609: Asa -- perhaps 'healer', an Israelite name

became diseased
וַיֶּחֱלֶ֣א (way·ye·ḥĕ·le)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2456: To be sick or diseased

in his feet,
בְּרַגְלָ֔יו (bə·raḡ·lāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

and
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

it became increasingly severe.
חָלְי֑וֹ (ḥā·lə·yōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2483: Malady, anxiety, calamity

Yet even
וְגַם־ (wə·ḡam-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

in his illness
בְּחָלְיוֹ֙ (bə·ḥā·lə·yōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2483: Malady, anxiety, calamity

he did not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

seek
דָרַ֣שׁ (ḏā·raš)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship

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

but
כִּ֖י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

only the physicians.
בָּרֹפְאִֽים׃ (bā·rō·p̄ə·’îm)
Preposition-b, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7495: To mend, to cure
(12) Diseased in his feet.--1Kings 15:23, "only in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet." The nature of the disease is not specified here or in Kings.

Until his disease was exceeding great.--Unto excess was his disease: 'ad l?ma'lah, a clause added by the chronicler (see on 1Chronicles 22:5).

Yet.--And also in his disease, as well as in his war with Baasha.

He sought not to the Lord.--Omit to.

But to the physicians.--The preposition is expressed here (comp. 1Chronicles 10:13-14; 2Kings 1:2). Asa, like Ahaziah, neglected to consult Jehovah through his priests, and preferred to trust in the "Healers" of his day, whose art of healing probably consisted in the use of magical appliances, such as amulets, charms, and exorcisms, as we may infer from the analogous practices of Babylon and Assyria. It is not to be supposed that Israel was more enlightened in such matters than the nations to which it owed so large a share of its civilisation, or, indeed, than Christian England of the seventeenth century.

Verse 12. - His disease was exceeding great Perhaps a somewhat more literal rendering will more correctly express the emphasis of the original, e.g. his disease was great even to excess. For yet, read emphatically, and also; the historian purposing to say that as, in his fear of Baasha, he had not sought the Lord, but Benhadad, so, in his excessive illness also, he had not sought the Lord, but the physicians! 16:1-14 Asa seeks the aid of the Syrians, His death. - A plain and faithful reproof was given to Asa by a prophet of the Lord, for making a league with Syria. God is displeased when he is distrusted, and when an arm of flesh is relied on, more than his power and goodness. It is foolish to lean on a broken reed, when we have the Rock of ages to rely upon. To convince Asa of his folly, the prophet shows that he, of all men, had no reason to distrust God, who had found him such a powerful Helper. The many experiences we have had of the goodness of God to us, aggravate our distrust of him. But see how deceitful our hearts are! we trust in God when we have nothing else to trust to, when need drives us to him; but when we have other things to stay on, we are apt to depend too much on them. Observe Asa's displeasure at this reproof. What is man, when God leaves him to himself! He that abused his power for persecuting God's prophet, was left to himself, to abuse it further for crushing his own subjects. Two years before he died, Asa was diseased in his feet. Making use of physicians was his duty; but trusting to them, and expecting that from them which was to be had from God only, were his sin and folly. In all conflicts and sufferings we need especially to look to our own hearts, that they may be perfect towards God, by faith, patience, and obedience.
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