King James Version
And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoshaphat waxed exceeding great; and he built in Judah castles and store-cities.
World English Bible
Jehoshaphat grew great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoshaphat is going on and becoming very great, and he buildeth in Judah palaces and cities of store,
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CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
castles: or, palaces
And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.2 Chronicles 17:12 Parallel Commentaries
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
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.
2 Chronicles 17:11
Also some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat presents, and tribute silver; and the Arabians brought him flocks, seven thousand and seven hundred rams, and seven thousand and seven hundred he goats.
2 Chronicles 17:13
And he had much business in the cities of Judah: and the men of war, mighty men of valour, were in Jerusalem.
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