2 Chronicles 20:29
New International Version
The fear of God came on all the surrounding kingdoms when they heard how the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

New Living Translation
When all the surrounding kingdoms heard that the LORD himself had fought against the enemies of Israel, the fear of God came over them.

English Standard Version
And the fear of God came on all the kingdoms of the countries when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

Berean Study Bible
And the fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

King James Bible
And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

New King James Version
And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

New American Standard Bible
And the dread of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

NASB 1995
And the dread of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

NASB 1977
And the dread of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

Amplified Bible
And the fear of God came on all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

Christian Standard Bible
The terror of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The terror of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that Yahweh had fought against the enemies of Israel.

American Standard Version
And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of the countries, when they heard that Jehovah fought against the enemies of Israel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the awe of LORD JEHOVAH fell on all the cities and upon their kingdoms when they heard that LORD JEHOVAH fought with the enemies of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there was a terror of the Lord upon all the kingdoms of the land, when they heard that the Lord fought against the enemies of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
When the other nations heard how the LORD had fought against Judah's enemies, they were too afraid

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the fear of the Lord fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the Lord had fought against the enemies of Israel.

English Revised Version
And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of the countries, when they heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

Good News Translation
Every nation that heard how the LORD had defeated Israel's enemies was terrified,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The fear of the LORD came over the kingdoms in that area when they heard how the LORD waged war against Israel's enemies.

International Standard Version
Fear of God seized all of the kingdoms in the surrounding territories when they heard that the LORD had battled Israel's enemies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And a terror from God was on all the kingdoms of the countries, when they heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

Literal Standard Version
And there is a fear of God on all kingdoms of the lands in their hearing that YHWH has fought with the enemies of Israel,

NET Bible
All the kingdoms of the surrounding lands were afraid of God when they heard how the LORD had fought against Israel's enemies.

New Heart English Bible
The fear of God was on all the kingdoms of the countries, when they heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

World English Bible
The fear of God was on all the kingdoms of the countries, when they heard that Yahweh fought against the enemies of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And there is a fear of God on all kingdoms of the lands in their hearing that Jehovah hath fought with the enemies of Israel,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Joyful Return
28So they entered Jerusalem and went into the house of the LORD with harps, lyres, and trumpets. 29And the fear of God came upon all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel. 30Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.…

Cross References
Exodus 14:14
The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still."

2 Chronicles 14:14
and attacked all the cities around Gerar, because the terror of the LORD had fallen upon them. They plundered all the cities, since there was much plunder there.

2 Chronicles 17:10
And the dread of the LORD fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that surrounded Judah, so that they did not make war against Jehoshaphat.

2 Chronicles 20:28
So they entered Jerusalem and went into the house of the LORD with harps, lyres, and trumpets.

Psalm 76:8
From heaven You pronounced judgment, and the earth feared and was still


Treasury of Scripture

And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

the fear

2 Chronicles 17:10
And the fear of the LORD fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat.

Genesis 35:5
And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.

Exodus 23:27
I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shalt come, and I will make all thine enemies turn their backs unto thee.

they had heard

Exodus 15:14-16
The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina…

Joshua 2:9-11
And she said unto the men, I know that the LORD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you…

Joshua 9:9-11
And they said unto him, From a very far country thy servants are come because of the name of the LORD thy God: for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt, …









(29) And the fear of God was.--And a divine dread fell upon all the kingdoms of the countries (scil.) around Judah. (See 2Chronicles 17:10, and Psalm 48:7, "Fear took hold upon them there, and pain as of a woman in travail.")

The Lord fought.--Joshua 10:14; Joshua 10:42; Psalm 46:6. That Jehovah had fought for His people was evident from the catastrophe which had befallen their enemies. The warfare of the Divine Being was seen not apart from, but in a course of events, which, however natural, was almost as marvellous as a visible intervention of angelic hosts.

Verse 29. - With this verse compare particularly vers. 10, 11 of ch. 17.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And the fear
פַּ֣חַד (pa·ḥaḏ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6343: A, alarm

of God
אֱלֹהִ֔ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

came
וַיְהִי֙ (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

upon
עַ֖ל (‘al)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the kingdoms
מַמְלְכ֣וֹת (mam·lə·ḵō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 4467: Kingdom, sovereignty, dominion, reign

of the lands
הָאֲרָצ֑וֹת (hā·’ă·rā·ṣō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 776: Earth, land

when they heard
בְּשָׁמְעָ֕ם (bə·šā·mə·‘ām)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

that
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

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

had fought
נִלְחַ֣ם (nil·ḥam)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3898: To feed on, to consume, to battle

against
עִ֖ם (‘im)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

the enemies
אוֹיְבֵ֥י (’ō·wy·ḇê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 341: Hating, an adversary

of Israel.
יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc


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