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2 Chronicles 12:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, Jehovah is righteous.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD [is] righteous.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, “The LORD is righteous.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Upon which the princes of Israel, and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD [is] righteous.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, Jehovah is righteous.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then the rulers of Israel and the king humbled themselves,—and said, Righteous, is Yahweh!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the heads of Israel are humbled, and the king, and they say, 'Righteous [is] Jehovah.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the princes of Israel, and the king, being in a consternation, said: The Lord is just.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whereupon, the Princes of Israel, and the king humbled themselues and they saide, The LORD [is] righteous.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the elders of Israel and the king were ashamed, and said, The Lord [is] righteous.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Whereupon the princes of Yisrael and the king humbled themselves; and they said, Yahweh [is] righteous.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whereupon the princes 8269
{8269} Prime
From H8323; a head person (of any rank or class).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל 3478
{3478} Prime
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
and the king 4428
{4428} Prime
From H4427; a king.
humbled y3665
[3665] Standard
A primitive root; properly to bend the knee; hence to humiliate, vanquish.
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
themselves; x3665
(3665) Complement
A primitive root; properly to bend the knee; hence to humiliate, vanquish.
and they said, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] righteous. 6662
{6662} Prime
From H6663; just.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Chronicles 12:6

_ _ the princes of Israel — (compare 2 Chronicles 12:5, “the princes of Judah”).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 12:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Chronicles 12:6

Whereupon the princes of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, The LORD [is] (d) righteous.

(d) Therefore he justly punishes you for your sins.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

2 Chronicles 32:26 Notwithstanding Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, [both] he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD came not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.
2 Chronicles 33:12 And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
2 Chronicles 33:19 His prayer also, and [how God] was intreated of him, and all his sin, and his trespass, and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, before he was humbled: behold, they [are] written among the sayings of the seers.
2 Chronicles 33:23 And humbled not himself before the LORD, as Manasseh his father had humbled himself; but Amon trespassed more and more.
Exodus 10:3 And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.
Leviticus 26:40-41 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me; ... And [that] I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity:
1 Kings 8:37-39 If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, blasting, mildew, locust, [or] if there be caterpiller; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness [there be]; ... Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, [even] thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)
Psalms 78:34-35 When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and enquired early after God. ... And they remembered that God [was] their rock, and the high God their redeemer.
Jeremiah 13:15 Hear ye, and give ear; be not proud: for the LORD hath spoken.
Jeremiah 13:18 Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, [even] the crown of your glory.
Jeremiah 44:10 They are not humbled [even] unto this day, neither have they feared, nor walked in my law, nor in my statutes, that I set before you and before your fathers.
Daniel 5:22 And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;
Hosea 5:15 I will go [and] return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.
Luke 18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified [rather] than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
James 4:6 But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.


Exodus 9:27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the LORD [is] righteous, and I and my people [are] wicked.
Judges 1:7 And Adonibezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered [their meat] under my table: as I have done, so God hath requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.
Job 33:27 He looketh upon men, and [if any] say, I have sinned, and perverted [that which was] right, and it profited me not;
Psalms 129:4 The LORD [is] righteous: he hath cut asunder the cords of the wicked.
Lamentations 1:18 The LORD is righteous; for I have rebelled against his commandment: hear, I pray you, all people, and behold my sorrow: my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity.
Daniel 9:14 Therefore hath the LORD watched upon the evil, and brought it upon us: for the LORD our God [is] righteous in all his works which he doeth: for we obeyed not his voice.
Romans 10:3 For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
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Ex 9:27; 10:3. Lv 26:40. Jg 1:7. 1K 8:37. 2Ch 32:26; 33:12, 19, 23. Jb 33:27. Ps 78:34; 129:4. Jr 13:15, 18; 44:10. Lm 1:18. Dn 5:22; 9:14. Ho 5:15. Lk 18:14. Ro 10:3. Jm 4:6, 10.

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