2 Chronicles 16:5
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New American Standard Bible
When Baasha heard of it, he ceased fortifying Ramah and stopped his work.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when Baasha heard it, that he left off building of Ramah, and let his work cease.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and let his work cease.

World English Bible
It happened, when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and let his work cease.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at Baasha's hearing, that he ceaseth from building Ramah, and letteth his work rest;

2 Chronicles 16:5 Parallel
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2 Chronicles 16:5 Parallel Commentaries

Library
That the Employing Of, and Associating with the Malignant Party, According as is Contained in the Public Resolutions, is Sinful and Unlawful.
That The Employing Of, And Associating With The Malignant Party, According As Is Contained In The Public Resolutions, Is Sinful And Unlawful. If there be in the land a malignant party of power and policy, and the exceptions contained in the Act of Levy do comprehend but few of that party, then there need be no more difficulty to prove, that the present public resolutions and proceedings do import an association and conjunction with a malignant party, than to gather a conclusion from clear premises.
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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 15:16
Now there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days.

2 Chronicles 16:4
So Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and they conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-maim and all the store cities of Naphtali.

2 Chronicles 16:6
Then King Asa brought all Judah, and they carried away the stones of Ramah and its timber with which Baasha had been building, and with them he fortified Geba and Mizpah.

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