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2 Chronicles 12:2

    2 Chronicles 12:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, that in the fifth year of king Rehoboam Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had transgressed against the LORD,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, that in the fifth year of king Rehoboam Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had transgressed against the LORD,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had trespassed against Jehovah,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now in the fifth year of King Rehoboam, Shishak, king of Egypt, came up against Jerusalem, because of their sin against the Lord,

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had trespassed against Jehovah,

    World English Bible

    It happened in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had trespassed against Yahweh,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had trespassed against the LORD,

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 12:2

    Shishak king of Egypt - Concerning this man, and the motive which led him to attack the Jews, see the note on 1 Kings 14:31.

    Transgressed against the Lord - "Against the Word of the Lord." - Targum.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 12:2

    Shishak ... came up ... because they had transgressed - The writer speaks from a divine, not a human, point of view. Shishak's motive in coming up was to help Jeroboam, and to extend his own influence.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Chronicles 12:2

    12:2 Fifth year - Presently after the apostacy of the king and people, which was in the fourth year.