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2 Chronicles 24:23-24

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24:23 At the beginning 1  of the year the Syrian army attacked 2  Joash 3  and invaded Judah and Jerusalem. They wiped out all the leaders of the people and sent all the plunder they gathered to the king of Damascus. 24:24 Even though the invading Syrian army was relatively weak, the Lord handed over to them Judah’s very large army, 4  for the people of Judah 5  had abandoned the Lord God of their ancestors. The Syrians 6  gave Joash what he deserved. 7 

1 tn Heb “turning.”

2 tn Heb “went up against.”

3 tn Heb “him”; the referent (Joash) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

4 tn Heb “though with a small amount of men the army of Aram came, the Lord gave into their hand an army [that was] very large.”

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

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

7 tn Heb “executed judgments [on] Joash.”



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