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2 Chronicles 17:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he had many works in the cities of Judah; and men of war, mighty men of valor, in Jerusalem.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he had much business in the cities of Judah: and the men of war, mighty men of valour, [were] in Jerusalem.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He had large supplies in the cities of Judah, and warriors, valiant men, in Jerusalem.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he had much business in the cities of Judah: and the men of war, mighty men of valor, [were] in Jerusalem.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he had much business in the cities of Judah; and men of war, strong and valiant, in Jerusalem.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and, much business, had he, throughout the cities of Judah,—but, the men of war, the heroes of valour, were in Jerusalem.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he hath much work in cities of Judah; and men of war, mighty of valour, [are] in Jerusalem.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he prepared many works in the cities of Juda: and he had warriors, and valiant men in Jerusalem.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he had much businesse in the cities of Iudah: and the men of warre, mightie men of valour, [were] in Ierusalem.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he had many works in Judah{gr.Judea}: and the mighty men of war, [the men] of strength, [were] in Jerusalem.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he had much business in the cities of Yehudah: and the men of war, mighty men of valour, [were] in Yerushalaim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he had x1961
(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).
much 7227
{7227} Prime
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
business 4399
{4399} Prime
From the same as H4397; properly deputyship, that is, ministry; generally employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor).
in the 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 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.
and the men y582
[0582] Standard
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
(0376) Complement
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
of war, 4421
{4421} Prime
From H3898 (in the sense of fighting); a battle (that is, the engagement); generally war (that is, warfare).
mighty men 1368
{1368} Prime
Intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication warrior, tyrant.
of valour, 2428
{2428} Prime
From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength.
[were] in Yrlaim יְרוּשָׁלִַם. 3389
{3389} Prime
A dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of H3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) H3384 and H7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 17:10-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 17:13

Business — To repair and fortify them, and furnish them with provisions: and to purge out all their relicks of idolatry and injustice.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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2 Chronicles 26:10-15 Also he built towers in the desert, and digged many wells: for he had much cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains: husbandmen [also], and vine dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry. ... And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong.
1 Chronicles 27:25-31 And over the king's treasures [was] Azmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the castles, [was] Jehonathan the son of Uzziah: ... And over the flocks [was] Jaziz the Hagerite. All these [were] the rulers of the substance which [was] king David's.
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