2-chronicles 17 :5

2-chronicles 17 :5 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Therefore Jehovah established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat tribute; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

So the Lord made his kingdom strong; and all Judah gave offerings to Jehoshaphat, and he had great wealth and honour.

Webster's Revision

Therefore the LORD established the kingdom in his hand: and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

World English Bible

Therefore Yahweh established the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat tribute; and he had riches and honor in abundance.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Therefore the LORD stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.

Definitions for 2-chronicles 17 :5

Clarke's Commentary on 2-chronicles 17 :5

Barnes's Commentary on 2-chronicles 17 :5

Presents - i. e. "free-will offerings," in addition to the regular taxes. See 1 Samuel 10:27.

Wesley's Commentary on 2-chronicles 17 :5

17:5 Brought presents - As subjects in those times used to do to their kings, as a token of their respect and subjection to them.
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