2 Chronicles 17:19
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King James Version
These waited on the king, beside those whom the king put in the fenced cities throughout all Judah.

Darby Bible Translation
These were they that waited on the king, besides those that the king had put in the fortified cities throughout Judah.

World English Bible
These were those who waited on the king, besides those whom the king put in the fortified cities throughout all Judah.

Young's Literal Translation
These are those serving the king, apart from those whom the king put in the cities of fortress, in all Judah.

2 Chronicles 17:19 Parallel
Commentary
Geneva Study Bible

These {g} waited on the king, beside those whom the king put in the fenced cities throughout all Judah.

(g) That is, they were at his ordinary guard.2 Chronicles 17:19 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

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