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2 Chronicles 16:1

    2 Chronicles 16:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah, to the intent that he might let none go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah, to the intent that he might let none go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In the thirty-sixth year of the rule of Asa, Baasha, king of Israel, went up against Judah, building Ramah so that no one was able to go out or in to Asa, king of Judah.

    Webster's Revision

    In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

    World English Bible

    In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow anyone to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    In the six and thirtieth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

    Definitions for 2 Chronicles 16:1

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 16:1

    The six and thirtieth year - After the division of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah; according to Usher. This opinion is followed in our margin; see the note on 1 Kings 15:16, where this subject is farther considered.

    Concerning Baasha's building of Ramah, see the note on 1 Kings 15:17.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 16:1

    This passage runs parallel with Kings (see the marginal reference).