2 Chronicles 16:5
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New International Version
When Baasha heard this, he stopped building Ramah and abandoned 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;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There is a league - Let there be a treaty, offensive and defensive, between me and thee: see on 1 Kings 15:22 (note).

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2 Chronicles 16:1 In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah...

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The Perfect Heart.
For the eyes of the Lord ran to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew Himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward Him--2 CHRON. xvi. 9. This passage occurs in the history of Asa, one of the most godly and devoted kings that ever sat upon the throne of Judah. We are told in the fourteenth chapter that he commenced his reign by setting himself to destroy the idolatry into which the whole nation had been betrayed by its former ruler, and to restore the worship and service
Catherine Booth—Godliness

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
1 Kings 15:16
There was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel throughout their reigns.

2 Chronicles 16:4
Ben-Hadad agreed with King Asa and sent the commanders of his forces against the towns of Israel. They conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel Maim and all the store cities of Naphtali.

2 Chronicles 16:6
Then King Asa brought all the men of Judah, and they carried away from Ramah the stones and timber Baasha had been using. With them he built up Geba and Mizpah.

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