2-chronicles 13 :5

2-chronicles 13 :5 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Ought you not to know that the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

American King James Version (AKJV)

Ought you not to know that the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

American Standard Version (ASV)

Ought ye not to know that Jehovah, the God of Israel, gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Is it not clear to you that the Lord, the God of Israel, gave the rule over Israel to David and to his sons for ever, by an agreement made with salt?

Webster's Revision

Ought ye not to know that the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

World English Bible

Ought you not to know that Yahweh, the God of Israel, gave the kingdom over Israel to David forever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

English Revised Version (ERV)

Ought ye not to know that the LORD, the God of Israel, gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt?

Definitions for 2-chronicles 13 :5

Ought - Any one; any thing.

Clarke's Commentary on 2-chronicles 13 :5

By a covenant of salt? - For ever. "For as the waters of the sea never grow sweet, neither shall the dominion depart from the house of David." - Targum. See my note on Numbers 18:19 (note).

Barnes's Commentary on 2-chronicles 13 :5

Wesley's Commentary on 2-chronicles 13 :5

13:5 Of salt - By a perpetual covenant.
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