New International Version
In his distress he sought the favor of the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his ancestors.
King James Bible
And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
Darby Bible Translation
And when he was in affliction, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
World English Bible
When he was in distress, he begged Yahweh his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
Young's Literal Translation
And when he is in distress he hath appeased the face of Jehovah his God, and is humbled exceedingly before the God of his fathers,
2 Chronicles 33:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And when he was in affliction - Here is a very large addition in the Chaldee: "For the Chaldeans made a brazen mule, pierced full of small holes, and put him within it, and kindled fires all around it; and when he was in this misery, he sought help of all the idols which he had made, but obtained none, for their were of no use. He therefore repented, and prayed before the Lord his God, and was greatly humbled in the sight of the Lord God of his fathers."
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'So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the heathen, whom the Lord had destroyed before the children of Israel. 10. And the Lord spake to Manasseh, and to his people: but they would not hearken. 11. Wherefore the Lord brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon. 12. And when he was in affliction, he besought the Lord his God, and humbled …
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2 Chronicles 32:26
Then Hezekiah repented of the pride of his heart, as did the people of Jerusalem; therefore the LORD's wrath did not come on them during the days of Hezekiah.
2 Chronicles 33:18
The other events of Manasseh's reign, including his prayer to his God and the words the seers spoke to him in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, are written in the annals of the kings of Israel.
2 Chronicles 33:23
But unlike his father Manasseh, he did not humble himself before the LORD; Amon increased his guilt.
When hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place.
A song of ascents. I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me.
A song of ascents. Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD;
Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy.
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