2 Chronicles 14:14
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New International Version
They destroyed all the villages around Gerar, for the terror of the LORD had fallen on them. They looted all these villages, since there was much plunder there.

King James Bible
And they smote all the cities round about Gerar; for the fear of the LORD came upon them: and they spoiled all the cities; for there was exceeding much spoil in them.

Darby Bible Translation
And they smote all the cities round about Gerar, for the terror of Jehovah came upon them; and they spoiled all the cities, for there was very much spoil in them.

World English Bible
They struck all the cities around Gerar; for the fear of Yahweh came on them: and they despoiled all the cities; for there was much spoil in them.

Young's Literal Translation
and smite all the cities round about Gerar, for a fear of Jehovah hath been upon them, and they spoil all the cities, for abundant spoil hath been in them;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There was - much spoil in them - These cities being on the rear of this vast army, they had laid up much forage in them; and to get this the Jews overthrew the whole.

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the fear

2 Chronicles 17:10 And the fear of the LORD fell on all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat...

2 Chronicles 20:29 And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.

Genesis 35:5 And they journeyed: and the terror of God was on the cities that were round about them...

Deuteronomy 2:25 This day will I begin to put the dread of you and the fear of you on the nations that are under the whole heaven...

Joshua 2:9-11,24 And she said to the men, I know that the LORD has given you the land, and that your terror is fallen on us...

Joshua 5:1 And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites...

1 Samuel 14:15 And there was trembling in the host, in the field, and among all the people: the garrison, and the spoilers, they also trembled...

2 Kings 7:6 For the LORD had made the host of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great host...

Job 15:21 A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come on him.

Psalm 48:5,6 They saw it, and so they marveled; they were troubled, and hurried away...

Isaiah 31:9 And he shall pass over to his strong hold for fear, and his princes shall be afraid of the ensign, said the LORD, whose fire is in Zion...

exceeding

2 Chronicles 20:25 And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them...

Judges 14:19 And the Spirit of the LORD came on him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil...

2 Kings 7:7,8 Why they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their donkeys, even the camp as it was...

Psalm 68:12 Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Isaiah 33:23 Your tacklings are loosed; they could not well strengthen their mast, they could not spread the sail...

Romans 8:37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

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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 14:15
They also attacked the camps of the herders and carried off droves of sheep and goats and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 17:10
The fear of the LORD fell on all the kingdoms of the lands surrounding Judah, so that they did not go to war against Jehoshaphat.

2 Chronicles 20:29
The fear of God came on all the surrounding kingdoms when they heard how the LORD had fought against the enemies of Israel.

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