David ordered all the officials of Israel to support 1 his son Solomon.
At that time King Ahaz asked the king 1 of Assyria for help.
Then King Horam of Gezer came up to help Lachish, but Joshua struck down him and his army 1 until no survivors remained.
The Arameans of Damascus came to help King Hadadezer of Zobah, but David killed 22,000 of the Arameans.
all will be put to shame 1 because of a nation that cannot help them, who cannot give them aid or help, but only shame and disgrace.”
the prophet 1 Jehu son of Hanani confronted him; 2 he said to King Jehoshaphat, “Is it right to help the wicked and be an ally of those who oppose the Lord? 3 Because you have done this the Lord is angry with you! 4
They commanded an army of 307,500 skilled and able warriors who were ready to defend 1 the king against his enemies.