2 Chronicles 14:12
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New International Version
The LORD struck down the Cushites before Asa and Judah. The Cushites fled,

King James Bible
So the LORD smote the Ethiopians before Asa, and before Judah; and the Ethiopians fled.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah smote the Ethiopians before Asa and before Judah; and the Ethiopians fled.

World English Bible
So Yahweh struck the Ethiopians before Asa, and before Judah; and the Ethiopians fled.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah smiteth the Cushim before Asa, and before Judah, and the Cushim flee,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Whether with many - The same sentiment as that uttered by Jonathan, 1 Samuel 14:6, when he attacked the garrison of the Philistines.

O Lord our God - we rest on thee - "Help us, O Lord our God; because we depend on thy Word, and in the name of thy Word we come against this great host." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Chronicles 13:15 Then the men of Judah gave a shout: and as the men of Judah shouted, it came to pass...

2 Chronicles 20:22 And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushes against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir...

Exodus 14:25 And took off their chariot wheels, that they drove them heavily: so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel...

Deuteronomy 28:7 The LORD shall cause your enemies that rise up against you to be smitten before your face: they shall come out against you one way...

Deuteronomy 32:39 See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound...

Joshua 10:10 And the LORD discomfited them before Israel, and slew them with a great slaughter at Gibeon...

Psalm 60:12 Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.

Psalm 136:17,18 To him which smote great kings: for his mercy endures for ever...

1 Corinthians 9:26 I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beats the air:

1 Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God, which gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Asa's Prayer
'And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with Thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go against this multitude. O Lord, Thou art our God; let not man prevail against Thee.'--2 CHRON. xiv. 11. This King Asa, Rehoboam's grandson, had had a long reign of peace, which the writer of the Book of Chronicles traces to the fact that he had rooted out idolatry from Judah, 'The land had rest,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

National Apostasy
From the time of Jeroboam's death to Elijah's appearance before Ahab the people of Israel suffered a steady spiritual decline. Ruled by men who did not fear Jehovah and who encouraged strange forms of worship, the larger number of the people rapidly lost sight of their duty to serve the living God and adopted many of the practices of idolatry. Nadab, the son of Jeroboam, occupied the throne of Israel for only a few months. His career of evil was suddenly stopped by a conspiracy headed by Baasha,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Chronicles 12:3
With twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen and the innumerable troops of Libyans, Sukkites and Cushites that came with him from Egypt,

2 Chronicles 13:15
and the men of Judah raised the battle cry. At the sound of their battle cry, God routed Jeroboam and all Israel before Abijah and Judah.

Amos 9:7
"Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushites?" declares the LORD. "Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines from Caphtor and the Arameans from Kir?

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