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2 Chronicles 6:37

    2 Chronicles 6:37 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yet if they bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn and pray unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done amiss, and have dealt wickedly;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yet if they bethink themselves in the land where they are carried captive, and turn and pray to you in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done amiss, and have dealt wickedly;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn again, and make supplication unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done perversely, and have dealt wickedly;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And if they take thought, in the land where they are prisoners, turning again to you, crying out in prayer to you in that land, and saying, We are sinners, we have done wrong, we have done evil;

    Webster's Revision

    yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn again, and make supplication unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done perversely, and have dealt wickedly;

    World English Bible

    yet if they shall repent themselves in the land where they are carried captive, and turn again, and make supplication to you in the land of their captivity, saying, 'We have sinned, we have done perversely, and have dealt wickedly;'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    yet if they shall bethink themselves, in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn again, and make supplication unto thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done perversely, and have dealt wickedly;

    Definitions for 2 Chronicles 6:37

    Bethink - "Lay it to heart"; consider and repent.
    Whither - Where; which place.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:37

    If they bethink themselves - "If thy fear should return into their hearts." - Targum.

    The whole of this prayer is amply considered in the parallel place, 1 Kings 8:22-53 (note), where see the notes.