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2 Chronicles 14:11-15

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14:11 Asa prayed 1  to the Lord his God: “O Lord, there is no one but you who can help the weak when they are vastly outnumbered. 2  Help us, O Lord our God, for we rely on you and have marched on your behalf against this huge army. 3  O Lord our God, don’t let men prevail against you!” 4  14:12 The Lord struck down the Cushites before Asa and Judah. The Cushites fled, 14:13 and Asa and his army chased them as far as Gerar. The Cushites were wiped out; 5  they were shattered before the Lord and his army. The men of Judah 6  carried off a huge amount of plunder. 14:14 They defeated all the cities surrounding Gerar, for the Lord caused them to panic. 7  The men of Judah 8  looted all the cities, for they contained a huge amount of goods. 9  14:15 They also attacked the tents of the herdsmen in charge of the livestock. 10  They carried off many sheep and camels and then returned to Jerusalem. 11 

1 tn Heb “called out.”

2 tn Heb “there is not with you to help between many with regard to [the one] without strength.”

3 tn Heb “and in your name we have come against this multitude.”

4 tn Heb “let not man retain [strength] with you.”

5 tn Heb “and there fell from the Cushites so that there was not to them preservation of life.”

6 tn Heb “they”; the referent (the men of Judah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

7 tn Heb “for the terror of the Lord was upon them.”

8 tn Heb “they”; the referent (the men of Judah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

9 tn Heb “for great plunder was in them.”

10 tn Heb “and also they struck down the tents of the livestock.”

11 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.



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