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2 Chronicles 20:7

    2 Chronicles 20:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Art not thou our God, who didst drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Are not you our God, who did drive out the inhabitants of this land before your people Israel, and gave it to the seed of Abraham your friend for ever?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Didst not thou, O our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and give it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Did you not, O Lord our God, after driving out the people of this land before your people Israel, give it to the seed of Abraham, your friend, for ever?

    Webster's Revision

    Didst not thou, O our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and give it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

    World English Bible

    Didn't you, our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before your people Israel, and give it to the seed of Abraham your friend forever?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Didst not thou, O our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy friend for ever?

    Definitions for 2 Chronicles 20:7

    Art - "Are"; second person singular.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 20:7

    Art not thou our God - "Hast not thou, by thy Word, driven out." - Targum.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 20:7

    Abraham thy friend - Historically, this is the first use of this remarkable expression, afterward repeated (marginal references). The ground of the expression is to be found principally in Genesis 18:23-33, where Abraham spoke with God as a man with his friend (compare Exodus 33:11).

    2 Chronicles 20:8, 2 Chronicles 20:9

    The appeal recalls Solomon's prayer (marginal references), which God had formally accepted by sending down fire from heaven to consume the accompanying offering.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Chronicles 20:7

    20:7 Abraham - To whom thou hast engaged thyself by covenant to be his friend, and the friend of his seed for ever.