2 Chronicles 16:6
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New International Version
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.

King James Bible
Then Asa the king took all Judah; and they carried away the stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha was building; and he built therewith Geba and Mizpah.

Darby Bible Translation
And king Asa took all Judah; and they carried away the stones and the timber from Ramah, with which Baasha had been building, and he built with them Geba and Mizpah.

World English Bible
Then Asa the king took all Judah; and they carried away the stones of Ramah, and its timber, with which Baasha had built; and he built therewith Geba and Mizpah.

Young's Literal Translation
and Asa the king hath taken all Judah, and they bear away the stones of Ramah, and its wood, that Baasha hath built, and he buildeth with them Geba and Mizpah.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Took all Judah - See on 1 Kings 15:22 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they carried

1 Kings 15:22 Then king Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none was exempted: and they took away the stones of Ramah...

Geba

Joshua 18:24-26 And Chepharhaammonai, and Ophni, and Gaba; twelve cities with their villages...

Gaba

2 Chronicles 21:17 And they came up into Judah, and broke into it, and carried away all the substance that was found in the king's house, and his sons also...

1 Chronicles 6:60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth with her suburbs, and Anathoth with her suburbs...

Isaiah 10:29 They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging at Geba; Ramah is afraid; Gibeah of Saul is fled.

Zechariah 14:10 All the land shall be turned as a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem: and it shall be lifted up, and inhabited in her place...

Mizpah

Joshua 15:38 And Dilean, and Mizpeh, and Joktheel,

Joshua 18:26 And Mizpeh, and Chephirah, and Mozah,

1 Samuel 7:6,16 And they gathered together to Mizpeh, and drew water, and poured it out before the LORD, and fasted on that day, and said there...

1 Samuel 10:17 And Samuel called the people together to the LORD to Mizpeh;

Mizpeh

Library
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 16:5
When Baasha heard this, he stopped building Ramah and abandoned his work.

2 Chronicles 16:7
At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him: "Because you relied on the king of Aram and not on the LORD your God, the army of the king of Aram has escaped from your hand.

Jeremiah 40:6
So Jeremiah went to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah and stayed with him among the people who were left behind in the land.

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