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2 Chronicles 19:1-3

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19:1 When King Jehoshaphat of Judah returned home safely to Jerusalem, 1  19:2 the prophet 2  Jehu son of Hanani confronted him; 3  he said to King Jehoshaphat, “Is it right to help the wicked and be an ally of those who oppose the Lord? 4  Because you have done this the Lord is angry with you! 5  19:3 Nevertheless you have done some good things; 6  you removed 7  the Asherah poles from the land and you were determined to follow the Lord.” 8 

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

2 tn Or “seer.”

3 tn Heb “went out to his face.”

4 tn Heb “and love those who hate the Lord?”

5 tn Heb “and because of this upon you is anger from before the Lord.”

6 tn Heb “nevertheless good things are found with you.”

7 tn Here בָּעַר (baar) is not the well attested verb “burn,” but the less common homonym meaning “devastate, sweep away, remove.” See HALOT 146 s.v. II בער.

8 tn Heb “and you set your heart to seek the Lord.”



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