2 Chronicles 17:1
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King James Version
And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.

World English Bible
Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his place, and strengthened himself against Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoshaphat his son reigneth in his stead, and he strengtheneth himself against Israel,

2 Chronicles 17:1 Parallel
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And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.2 Chronicles 17:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Jehoshaphat
Until called to the throne at the age of thirty-five, Jehoshaphat had before him the example of good King Asa, who in nearly every crisis had done "that which was right in the eyes of the Lord." 1 Kings 15:11. During a prosperous reign of twenty-five years, Jehoshaphat sought to walk "in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside." In his efforts to rule wisely, Jehoshaphat endeavored to persuade his subjects to take a firm stand against idolatrous practices. Many of the people in his realm
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 15:24
And Asa slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father: and Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead.

2 Chronicles 17:2
And he placed forces in all the fenced cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had taken.

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