New International Version
The leaders of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is just."
King James Bible
Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD is righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
And the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, Jehovah is righteous.
World English Bible
Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, "Yahweh is righteous."
Young's Literal Translation
and the heads of Israel are humbled, and the king, and they say, 'Righteous is Jehovah.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves - This is not mentioned in the parallel place, 1 Kings 14:25-29 : this was the sole reason why Jerusalem was not at this time totally destroyed, and the house of David entirely cut off; for they were totally incapable of defending themselves against this innumerable host.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye have forsaken me
'They shall be his servants: that they may know My service, and the service of the kingdoms of the countries.'--2 Chron. xii. 8. Rehoboam was a self-willed, godless king who, like some other kings, learned nothing by experience. His kingdom was nearly wrecked at the very beginning of his reign, and was saved much more by the folly of his rival than by his own wisdom. Jeroboam's religious revolution drove all the worshippers of God among the northern kingdom into flight. They might have endured the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron. "This time I have sinned," he said to them. "The LORD is in the right, and I and my people are in the wrong.
2 Chronicles 12:12
Because Rehoboam humbled himself, the LORD's anger turned from him, and he was not totally destroyed. Indeed, there was some good in Judah.
2 Chronicles 21:2
Jehoram's brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat, were Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, Azariahu, Michael and Shephatiah. All these were sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
The LORD did not hesitate to bring the disaster on us, for the LORD our God is righteous in everything he does; yet we have not obeyed him.
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