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2 Chronicles 14:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he built fortified cities in Judah; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because Jehovah had given him rest.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He built fortified cities in Judah, since the land was undisturbed, and there was no one at war with him during those years, because the LORD had given him rest.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he built fortified cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he built fortified cities in Judah, for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because Jehovah had given him rest.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he built cities of defence, in Judah,—for the land had quiet, nor was there near him any war, in these years, because Yahweh had given him rest.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he buildeth cities of bulwarks in Judah, for the land hath quiet, and there is no war with him in these years, because Jehovah hath given rest to him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He built also strong cities in Juda, for he was quiet, and there had no wars risen in his time, the Lord giving peace.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee built fenced cities in Iudah; for the land had rest, and hee had no warre in those yeeres; because the LORD had giuen him rest.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— fortified cities in the land of Judah{gr.Juda}; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in these years; for the Lord gave him rest.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he built fenced cities in Yehudah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because Yahweh had given him rest.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he built 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
fenced 4694
{4694} Prime
מְצוּרָה
m@tsuwrah
{mets-oo-raw'}
Feminine of H4692; a hemming in, that is, (objectively) a mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly) fortification.
cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
in Yh יְהוּדָה: 3063
{3063} Prime
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
the land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
had rest, 8252
{8252} Prime
שָׁקַט
shaqat
{shaw-kat'}
A primitive root; to repose (usually figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and he had no x369
(0369) Complement
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
war 4421
{4421} Prime
מִלְחָמָה
milchamah
{mil-khaw-maw'}
From H3898 (in the sense of fighting); a battle (that is, the engagement); generally war (that is, warfare).
in those x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
years; 8141
{8141} Prime
שָׁנֵה
shaneh
{shaw-neh'}
(The first form being in plural only, the second form being feminine); from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time).
because x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
had given him rest. 5117
{5117} Prime
נוּחַ
nuwach
{noo'-akh}
A primitive root; to rest, that is, settle down; used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, intransitively, transitively and causatively (to dwell, stay, let fall, place, let alone, withdraw, give comfort, etc.).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Chronicles 14:6

_ _ 2 Chronicles 14:6-8. Having peace, he strengthens his kingdom with forts and armies.

_ _ he built fenced cities in Judah — (See on 1 Kings 15:22).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 14:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 14:6

The land had rest — Those have rest indeed, to whom God gives rest; peace indeed, to whom Christ gives peace. We find by experience, it is good to seek the Lord. While we pursue the world, we meet with nothing but vexation.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
And he built:

2 Chronicles 8:2-6 That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there. ... And Baalath, and all the store cities that Solomon had, and all the chariot cities, and the cities of the horsemen, and all that Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and throughout all the land of his dominion.
2 Chronicles 11:5-12 And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities for defence in Judah. ... And in every several city [he put] shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong, having Judah and Benjamin on his side.

for the land:

Judges 3:11 And the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died.
Judges 3:30 So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. And the land had rest fourscore years.
Judges 5:31 So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but [let] them that love him [be] as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
1 Kings 5:4 But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side, [so that there is] neither adversary nor evil occurrent.
1 Chronicles 22:9 Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about: for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days.

the LORD[YHWH]:

2 Chronicles 15:15 And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.
Joshua 23:1 And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed old [and] stricken in age.
Job 34:29 When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth [his] face, who then can behold him? whether [it be done] against a nation, or against a man only:
Psalms 46:9 He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
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Jsh 23:1. Jg 3:11, 30; 5:31. 1K 5:4. 1Ch 22:9. 2Ch 8:2; 11:5; 15:15. Jb 34:29. Ps 46:9.

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