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2 Chronicles 17:5

    2 Chronicles 17:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 17:5

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

    Wesley's Notes 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.