2-chronicles 13 :20

2-chronicles 13 :20 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD struck him, and he died.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD struck him, and he died.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and Jehovah smote him, and he died.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Jeroboam did not get back his power again in the life-time of Abijah; and the Lord sent death on him.

Webster's Revision

Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD struck him, and he died.

World English Bible

Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and Yahweh struck him, and he died.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Neither did Jeroboam recover strength again in the days of Abijah: and the LORD smote him, and he died.

Definitions for 2-chronicles 13 :20

Clarke's Commentary on 2-chronicles 13 :20

The Lord struck him, and he died - Who died? Abijah or Jeroboam? Some think it was Jeroboam; some, that it was Abijah. Both rabbins and Christians are divided on this point; nor is it yet settled. The prevailing opinion is that Jeroboam is meant, who was struck then with that disease of which he died about two years after; for he did not die till two years after Abijah: see 1 Kings 14:20; 1 Kings 15:9. It seems as if Jeroboam was meant, not Abijah.

Barnes's Commentary on 2-chronicles 13 :20

Jeroboam's death was a judgment upon him for his sins. Chronologically speaking, his death is here out of place, for he outlived Abijah at least two years (compare the marginal reference and 1 Kings 15:9); but the writer, not intending to recur to his history, is naturally led to carry it on to its termination.

Wesley's Commentary on 2-chronicles 13 :20

13:20 The Lord struck him - He escaped the sword of Abijah: but God struck him: there is no escaping his sword.
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