2 Chronicles 11:11
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New International Version
He strengthened their defenses and put commanders in them, with supplies of food, olive oil and wine.

King James Bible
And he fortified the strong holds, and put captains in them, and store of victual, and of oil and wine.

Darby Bible Translation
And he fortified the strongholds, and put captains in them, and stores of victuals, and of oil and wine;

World English Bible
He fortified the strongholds, and put captains in them, and stores of food, and oil and wine.

Young's Literal Translation
And he strengtheneth the bulwarks, and putteth in them leaders, and treasures of food, and oil, and wine,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Store of victual - In these places he laid up stores of provisions, not only to enable them to endure a siege; but also that they might be able, from their situation, to supply desolate places.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he fortified

Isaiah 22:10,11 And you have numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses have you broken down to fortify the wall...

captains

2 Chronicles 11:23 And he dealt wisely, and dispersed of all his children throughout all the countries of Judah and Benjamin, to every fenced city...

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

Library
The Exile Continued.
"So David fled, and escaped and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done unto him. And he and Samuel went and dwelt in Naioth" (1 Sam. xix. 18)--or, as the word probably means, in the collection of students' dwellings, inhabited by the sons of the prophets, where possibly there may have been some kind of right of sanctuary. Driven thence by Saul's following him, and having had one last sorrowful hour of Jonathan's companionship--the last but one on earth--he fled to Nob, whither
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

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
2 Chronicles 11:10
Zorah, Aijalon and Hebron. These were fortified cities in Judah and Benjamin.

2 Chronicles 11:12
He put shields and spears in all the cities, and made them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.

Ezekiel 37:16
"Son of man, take a stick of wood and write on it, 'Belonging to Judah and the Israelites associated with him.' Then take another stick of wood, and write on it, 'Belonging to Joseph (that is, to Ephraim) and all the Israelites associated with him.'

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