2 Chronicles 20:1
New International Version
After this, the Moabites and Ammonites with some of the Meunites came to wage war against Jehoshaphat.

New Living Translation
After this, the armies of the Moabites, Ammonites, and some of the Meunites declared war on Jehoshaphat.

English Standard Version
After this the Moabites and Ammonites, and with them some of the Meunites, came against Jehoshaphat for battle.

Berean Study Bible
After this, the Moabites and Ammonites, together with some of the Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat.

New American Standard Bible
Now it came about after this that the sons of Moab and the sons of Ammon, together with some of the Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat.

King James Bible
It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

Christian Standard Bible
After this, the Moabites and Ammonites, together with some of the Meunites, came to fight against Jehoshaphat.

Contemporary English Version
Some time later, the armies of Moab and Ammon, together with the Meunites, went to war against Jehoshaphat.

Good News Translation
Some time later the armies of Moab and Ammon, together with their allies, the Meunites, invaded Judah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After this, the Moabites and Ammonites, together with some of the Meunites, came to fight against Jehoshaphat.

International Standard Version
Sometime after these events, the Moabites and the Ammonites, accompanied by some other descendants of Ammon, attacked Jehoshaphat and started a war.

NET Bible
Later the Moabites and Ammonites, along with some of the Meunites, attacked Jehoshaphat.

New Heart English Bible
It happened after this, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Meunites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Later the Moabites, Ammonites, and some of the Meunites came to wage war against Jehoshaphat.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass after this, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

New American Standard 1977
Now it came about after this that the sons of Moab and the sons of Ammon, together with some of the Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat.

Jubilee Bible 2000
It came to pass after this also that the sons of Moab and the sons of Ammon and with them others besides the Ammonites came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

King James 2000 Bible
It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them others besides the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

American King James Version
It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass after this, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And after this came the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Minaeans, against Josaphat to battle.

Douay-Rheims Bible
After this the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them of the Ammonites, were gathered together to fight against Josaphat.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass after this [that] the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them certain of the Maonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass after this, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

Webster's Bible Translation
It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them others besides the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

World English Bible
It happened after this, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them some of the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass after this, the sons of Moab have come in, and the sons of Ammon, and with them of the peoples, against Jehoshaphat to battle.
Study Bible
Jehoshaphat Invaded by Moab
1After this, the Moabites and Ammonites, together with some of the Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat. 2Then some men came and told Jehoshaphat, “A vast army is coming against you from Edom, from beyond the Sea; they are already in Hazazon-tamar” (that is, En-gedi).…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 4:41
These who were noted by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah. They attacked the Hamites and Meunites there in their dwellings, and they utterly destroyed them to this day. Then they settled in their place, because there was pasture for their flocks.

2 Chronicles 20:10
And now, here are the men of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir, whom You did not let Israel invade when they came out of Egypt; but Israel turned away from them and did not destroy them.

2 Chronicles 26:7
God helped him against the Philistines, against the Arabs living in Gur-baal, and against the Meunites.

Jeremiah 49:1
Concerning the Ammonites, this is what the LORD says: "Has Israel no sons? Is he without heir? Why then has Molech taken possession of Gad and his people settled in their cities?

Treasury of Scripture

It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.

after this also

2 Chronicles 19:5,11
And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city, …

2 Chronicles 32:1
After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fenced cities, and thought to win them for himself.

the children of Moab

Psalm 83:5-8
For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: …

Isaiah 7:1
And it came to pass in the days of Ahaz the son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, king of Judah, that Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah, king of Israel, went up toward Jerusalem to war against it, but could not prevail against it.

Isaiah 8:9,10
Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces…

came against

2 Chronicles 19:2
And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD.

Jeremiah 10:24
O LORD, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing.

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







Lexicon
After this,
אַֽחֲרֵיכֵ֡ן (’a·ḥă·rê·ḵên)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 310: The hind or following part

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

and Ammonites,
וּבְנֵ֨י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

together with
וְעִמָּהֶ֧ם ׀ (wə·‘im·mā·hem)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

some of the Meunites,
מֵֽהָעַמּוֹנִ֛ים (mê·hā·‘am·mō·w·nîm)
Preposition-m, Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5984: Ammonite -- descendants of Ammon

came
בָּ֣אוּ (bā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to make war
לַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ (lam·mil·ḥā·māh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4421: A battle, war

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

Jehoshaphat.
יְהוֹשָׁפָ֖ט (yə·hō·wō·šā·p̄āṭ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3092: Jehoshaphat -- 'the LORD has judged', the name of a number of Israelites
(1) It came to pass after this also.--Rather, And it came to pass afterwards, i.e., after the battle of Ramoth-Gilead, and Jehoshaphat's reformation of law and religion.

And the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites.--This is an attempt to get a reasonable sense out of a corrupted text. What the Heb. says is: And the sons of Ammon, and with them some of the Ammonites. So the Vulg., "et filii Ammon et cum eis de Ammonitis." Transpose a single Hebrew letter, and there results the intelligible reading: And the sons of Ammon, and with them the Maonites (Heb., Me'´┐Żnim. See on 1Chronicles 4:41-42.) The Maonites are mentioned again (2Chronicles 26:7) in company with Arabs. They appear to have been a tribe, whose chief seat was Maon, on the eastern slopes of the chain of Mount Seir, after which they are called "sons," or "inhabitants of Mount Seir" in 2Chronicles 20:10; 2Chronicles 20:22-23. Accordingly Josephus (Ant. ix. 1, ? 2) calls them a multitude of Arabs. [The LXX. reads: "And with them some of the Minaioi," a name which possibly represents the me'inim of the Heb. text of 1Chronicles 4:41. Syriac, "and with them men of war;" Arabic, "brave men." Perhaps the expression rendered and with them--we'immahem--is a relic of an original reading, and the Maonites; and the some of the Ammonites (m?h?'ammonim) which follows, is merely a gloss on an obscure name by some transcriber].

Verse 1. - The children of Moab. In 2 Kings 3:5-27 we read of a rebellion on the part of Moab, and of the victory of Israel's king Joram, together with Jehoshaphat and the King of Edom, over Moab, now probably in quest of revenge. Beside the Ammonites. The reading of our Authorized Version here cannot stand. The Septuagint gives us some guidance in the name "the Minoei." By the mere transposing of one Hebrew character in the name Ammonites, we obtain the name Maonites (read מֲעונִים for עַמּונִים), i.e. the people of Maon, a town near Petra, no doubt Edomitish (see vers. 10, 22, 23), and possibly the same with the Septuagint Minoei (see also 2 Chronicles 26:7). 20:1-13 In all dangers, public or personal, our first business should be to seek help from God. Hence the advantage of days for national fasting and prayer. From the first to the last of our seeking the Lord, we must approach him with humiliation for our sins, trusting only in his mercy and power. Jehoshaphat acknowledges the sovereign dominion of the Divine Providence. Lord, exert it on our behalf. Whom should we seek to, whom should we trust to for relief, but the God we have chosen and served. Those that use what they have for God, may comfortably hope he will secure it to them. Every true believer is a son of Abraham, a friend of God; with such the everlasting covenant is established, to such every promise belongs. We are assured of God's love, by his dwelling in human nature in the person of the Saviour. Jehoshaphat mentions the temple, as a token of God's favourable presence. He pleads the injustice of his enemies. We may well appeal to God against those that render us evil for good. Though he had a great army, he said, We have no might without thee; we rely upon thee.
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