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2 Chronicles 17:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Jehoshaphat grew greater and greater, and he built fortresses and store cities in Judah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Jehoshaphat became exceedingly great; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jehoshaphat waxed exceeding great; and he built in Judah castles and store-cities.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And so it came to pass that, Jehoshaphat, went on waxing surpassingly great,—and he built, throughout Judah, fortresses and cities for store;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Jehoshaphat is going on and becoming very great, and he buildeth in Judah palaces and cities of store,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Josaphat grew, and became exceeding great: and he built in Juda houses like towers, and walled cities.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly, and he built in Iudah castles, and cities of store.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Jehoshaphat{gr.Josaphat} increased in greatness exceedingly, and built in Judah{gr.Judea} places of abode, and strong cities.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Yehoshafat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Yehudah castles, and cities of store.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Yhf+ יְהוֹשָׁפָט 3092
{3092} Prime
From H3068 and H8199; Jehovah-judged; Jehoshaphat, the name of six Israelites; also of a valley near Jerusalem.
waxed 1980
{1980} Prime
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
(1961) Complement
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
great 1432
{1432} Prime
From H1431; large (literally or figuratively).
exceedingly; 4605
{4605} Prime
From H5927; properly the upper part, used only adverbially with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top, etc.
(5704) Complement
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
and he built 1129
{1129} Prime
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in Yh יְהוּדָה 3063
{3063} Prime
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
castles, 1003
{1003} Prime
From H1002; a fortress.
and cities 5892
{5892} Prime
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
of store. 4543
{4543} Prime
By transposition from H3664; a magazine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Chronicles 17:12

_ _ 2 Chronicles 17:12-19. His greatness, captains, and armies.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 17:10-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
am 3092-3115, bc 912-889

waxed great:

2 Chronicles 18:1 Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab.
1 Chronicles 29:25 And the LORD magnified Solomon exceedingly in the sight of all Israel, and bestowed upon him [such] royal majesty as had not been on any king before him in Israel.

in Judah:

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.
2 Chronicles 14:6-7 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. ... Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about [them] walls, and towers, gates, and bars, [while] the land [is] yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought [him], and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
2 Chronicles 26:6-9 And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and brake down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and built cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines. ... Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the turning [of the wall], and fortified them.
2 Chronicles 27:4 Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
2 Chronicles 32:5 Also he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall that was broken, and raised [it] up to the towers, and another wall without, and repaired Millo [in] the city of David, and made darts and shields in abundance.
2 Chronicles 32:27-29 And Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honour: and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant jewels; ... Moreover he provided him cities, and possessions of flocks and herds in abundance: for God had given him substance very much.

or, palaces
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