New Living Translation
O our God, did you not drive out those who lived in this land when your people Israel arrived? And did you not give this land forever to the descendants of your friend Abraham?
King James Bible
Art not thou our God, who didst drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?
Darby Bible Translation
Hast not thou, our God, dispossessed the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and given it for ever to the seed of Abraham, thy friend?
World English Bible
Didn't you, our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before your people Israel, and give it to the seed of Abraham your friend forever?
Young's Literal Translation
'Art not Thou our God? Thou hast dispossessed the inhabitants of this land from before Thy people Israel, and dost give it to the seed of Abraham Thy friend to the age,
2 Chronicles 20:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:7 Abraham - To whom thou hast engaged thyself by covenant to be his friend, and the friend of his seed for ever.
Until called to the throne at the age of thirty-five, Jehoshaphat had before him the example of good King Asa, who in nearly every crisis had done "that which was right in the eyes of the Lord." 1 Kings 15:11. During a prosperous reign of twenty-five years, Jehoshaphat sought to walk "in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside." In his efforts to rule wisely, Jehoshaphat endeavored to persuade his subjects to take a firm stand against idolatrous practices. Many of the people in his realm …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
And so it happened just as the Scriptures say: "Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith." He was even called the friend of God.
I am giving all this land, as far as you can see, to you and your descendants as a permanent possession.
2 Chronicles 20:8
Your people settled here and built this Temple to honor your name.
You brought us from Egypt like a grapevine; you drove away the pagan nations and transplanted us into your land.
"But as for you, Israel my servant, Jacob my chosen one, descended from Abraham my friend,
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