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2 Chronicles 20:6

    2 Chronicles 20:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And said, O LORD God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and rulest not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in thine hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And said, O LORD God of our fathers, are not you God in heaven? and rule not you over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in your hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand you?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and he said, O Jehovah, the God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and art not thou ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in thy hand is power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And said, O Lord, the God of our fathers, are you not God in heaven? are you not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in your hands are power and strength so that no one is able to keep his place against you.

    Webster's Revision

    and he said, O Jehovah, the God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and art not thou ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in thy hand is power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee.

    World English Bible

    and he said, "Yahweh, the God of our fathers, aren't you God in heaven? Aren't you ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in your hand, so that no one is able to withstand you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and he said, O LORD, the God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and art not thou ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in thine hand is power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee.

    Definitions for 2 Chronicles 20:6

    Art - "Are"; second person singular.
    Heathen - People; nations; non-Jews.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 20:6

    Jehoshaphat stood - What an instructive sight was this! The king who proclaimed the fast was foremost to observe it, and was on this occasion the priest of the people; offering in the congregation, without form or any premeditation, one of the most sensible, pious, correct, and as to its composition one of the most elegant prayers ever offered under the Old Testament dispensation.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 20:6

    Jehoshaphat's appeal is threefold:

    (1) to God omnipotent 2 Chronicles 20:6;

    (2) to "our God;"

    (3) the God especially "of this house" the temple.