2 Chronicles 32:7
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New International Version
"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him.

King James Bible
Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there be more with us than with him:

Darby Bible Translation
Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him; for there are more with us than with him:

World English Bible
"Be strong and courageous, don't be afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude who is with him; for there is a greater with us than with him.

Young's Literal Translation
Be strong and courageous, be not afraid, nor be cast down from the face of the king of Asshur, and from the face of all the multitude that is with him, for with us are more than with him.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There be more with us than with him - We have more power than they have. (These words he quotes from the prophet Elisha, 2 Kings 6:16). This was soon proved to be true by the slaughter made by the angel of the Lord in the Assyrian camp.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Deuteronomy 31:6,7,23 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you...

Joshua 1:6-9 Be strong and of a good courage: for to this people shall you divide for an inheritance the land...

1 Chronicles 28:10,20 Take heed now; for the LORD has chosen you to build an house for the sanctuary: be strong, and do it...

Isaiah 35:4 Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense...

Daniel 10:19 And said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be to you, be strong, yes, be strong...

Zechariah 8:9,23 Thus said the LORD of hosts; Let your hands be strong, you that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets...

Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brothers, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

2 Timothy 2:1 You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

be not afraid

2 Chronicles 20:15 And he said, Listen you, all Judah, and you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and you king Jehoshaphat, Thus said the LORD to you...

2 Kings 18:30 Neither let Hezekiah make you trust in the LORD, saying, The LORD will surely deliver us...

2 Kings 19:6,7 And Isaiah said to them, Thus shall you say to your master, Thus said the LORD, Be not afraid of the words which you have heard...

for there

2 Kings 6:16 And he answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.

Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

1 John 4:4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Library
A Strange Reward for Faithfulness
After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came.'--2 CHRON. XXXII. 1. The Revised Version gives a much more accurate and significant rendering of a part of these words. It reads: 'After these things and this faithfulness, Sennacherib, king of Assyria, came.' What are 'these things' and 'this faithfulness'? The former are the whole of the events connected with the religious reformation in Judah, which King Hezekiah inaugurated and carried through so brilliantly
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

Cross References
Deuteronomy 20:1
When you go to war against your enemies and see horses and chariots and an army greater than yours, do not be afraid of them, because the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt, will be with you.

2 Kings 6:16
"Don't be afraid," the prophet answered. "Those who are with us are more than those who are with them."

1 Chronicles 22:13
Then you will have success if you are careful to observe the decrees and laws that the LORD gave Moses for Israel. Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged.

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.

2 Chronicles 20:15
He said: "Listen, King Jehoshaphat and all who live in Judah and Jerusalem! This is what the LORD says to you: 'Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God's.

Psalm 118:8
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in humans.

Jeremiah 42:11
Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you now fear. Do not be afraid of him, declares the LORD, for I am with you and will save you and deliver you from his hands.

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