2 Chronicles 26:7
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New International Version
God helped him against the Philistines and against the Arabs who lived in Gur Baal and against the Meunites.

King James Bible
And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.

Darby Bible Translation
And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gur-Baal, and the Maonites.

World English Bible
God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians who lived in Gur Baal, and the Meunim.

Young's Literal Translation
And God helpeth him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians who are dwelling in Gur-Baal and the Mehunim.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And God helped him - "And the Word of the Lord helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians who lived in Gerar, and the plains of Meun." - Targum. These are supposed to be the Arabs which are called the Meuneons, or Munites, or Meonites.

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God helped

2 Chronicles 14:11 And Asa cried to the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with you to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power...

1 Chronicles 5:20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them...

1 Chronicles 12:18 Then the spirit came on Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Your are we, David, and on your side, you son of Jesse...

Psalm 18:29,34,35 For by you I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall...

Isaiah 14:29 Rejoice not you, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote you is broken...

Acts 26:22 Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue to this day, witnessing both to small and great...

the Arabians

2 Chronicles 17:11 Also some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat presents, and tribute silver; and the Arabians brought him flocks...

2 Chronicles 21:16 Moreover the LORD stirred up against Jehoram the spirit of the Philistines, and of the Arabians, that were near the Ethiopians:

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Jabneh. Jamnia.
...Pliny doth dispose the towns here in this order;--"Azotus, the two Jamnes, Joppe."--R. Benjamin, in the order backward, thus,--"Joppah, Jabneh, Azotus." That is Jabneh with this author, that is Jaminia with the other. A remembrance of this place is in 2 Chronicles 26:6: but the chief fame of it is for the Sanhedrim, that was placed there, both before the destruction of Jerusalem and after. Rabban Gamaliel, St. Paul's master, first presided there. Under whom came forth that cursed form of prayer,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Of Preparation.
That a Christian ought necessarily to prepare himself before he presume to be a partaker of the holy communion, may evidently appear by five reasons:-- First, Because it is God's commandment; for if he commanded, under the pain of death, that none uncircumcised should eat the paschal lamb (Exod. xii. 48), nor any circumcised under four days preparation, how much greater preparation does he require of him that comes to receive the sacrament of his body and blood? which, as it succeeds, so doth it
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
1 Chronicles 4:41
The men whose names were listed came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah. They attacked the Hamites in their dwellings and also the Meunites who were there and completely destroyed them, as is evident to this day. Then they settled in their place, because there was pasture for their flocks.

2 Chronicles 20:1
After this, the Moabites and Ammonites with some of the Meunites came to wage war against Jehoshaphat.

2 Chronicles 21:16
The LORD aroused against Jehoram the hostility of the Philistines and of the Arabs who lived near the Cushites.

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