2 Chronicles 20:30
New International Version
And the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.

New Living Translation
So Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.

English Standard Version
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet, for his God gave him rest all around.

Berean Study Bible
Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was at peace, for his God had given him rest on every side.

King James Bible
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: for his God gave him rest round about.

New King James Version
Then the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet, for his God gave him rest all around.

New American Standard Bible
So the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God gave him rest on all sides.

NASB 1995
So the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God gave him rest on all sides.

NASB 1977
So the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was at peace, for his God gave him rest on all sides.

Amplified Bible
So the kingdom of Jehoshaphat was quiet, for his God gave him rest on all sides.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was quiet, for his God gave him rest on every side.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was quiet, for his God gave him rest on every side.

American Standard Version
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet; for his God gave him rest round about.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the kingdom of Yehoshaphat came to rest, and LORD JEHOVAH gave it rest from its borders.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the kingdom of Josaphat was at peace; and his God gave him rest round about.

Contemporary English Version
to invade Judah. The LORD let Jehoshaphat's kingdom be at peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the kingdom of Josaphat was quiet, and God gave him peace round about.

English Revised Version
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: for his God gave him rest round about.

Good News Translation
so Jehoshaphat ruled in peace, and God gave him security on every side.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehoshaphat's kingdom was peaceful, since his God surrounded him with peace.

International Standard Version
As a result, Jehoshaphat's kingdom enjoyed peace, because his God had provided rest for him all around.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet; for his God gave him rest round about.

Literal Standard Version
and the kingdom of Jehoshaphat is quiet, and his God gives rest to him all around.

NET Bible
Jehoshaphat's kingdom enjoyed peace; his God made him secure on every side.

New Heart English Bible
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet; for his God gave him rest all around.

World English Bible
So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet; for his God gave him rest all around.

Young's Literal Translation
and the kingdom of Jehoshaphat is quiet, and his God giveth rest to him round about.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Joyful Return
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
2 Chronicles 14:6
Because the land was at peace, Asa built fortified cities in Judah. In those days no one made war with him, because the LORD had given him rest.

2 Chronicles 14:7
So he said to the people of Judah, "Let us build these cities and surround them with walls and towers, with doors and bars. The land is still ours because we have sought the LORD our God. We have sought Him and He has given us rest on every side." So they built and prospered.

2 Chronicles 15:15
And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their heart. They had sought Him earnestly, and He was found by them. So the LORD gave them rest on every side.

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


Treasury of Scripture

So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: for his God gave him rest round about.

his God

2 Chronicles 14:6,7
And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest…

2 Chronicles 15:15
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

Joshua 23:1
And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed old and stricken in age.









(30) So the realm of Jehoshaphat.--The same is said of Asa's kingdom (2Chronicles 14:5-6; 2Chronicles 15:15). (Comp. the similar notices in Judges of the rest which followed upon the overthrow of a national enemy, e.g., Judges 3:30.)

Verse 30. - His God gave him rest (so see 2 Chronicles 15:15).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then Jehoshaphat’s
יְהוֹשָׁפָ֑ט (yə·hō·wō·šā·p̄āṭ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3092: Jehoshaphat -- 'the LORD has judged', the name of a number of Israelites

kingdom
מַלְכ֣וּת (mal·ḵūṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 4438: Royalty, royal power, reign, kingdom

was at peace,
וַתִּשְׁקֹ֖ט (wat·tiš·qōṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 8252: To be quiet or undisturbed

for his God
אֱלֹהָ֖יו (’ĕ·lō·hāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

had given him rest
וַיָּ֧נַֽח (way·yā·naḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5117: To rest, settle down

on every side.
מִסָּבִֽיב׃ (mis·sā·ḇîḇ)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's 5439: A circle, neighbour, environs, around


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