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Bible Commentaries
2 Chronicles 12

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Introduction

Overview

2 Chronicles 12:1, Rehoboam, forsaking the Lord, is punished by Shishak; 2 Chronicles 12:5, He and the princes, repenting at the preaching of Shemaiah, are delivered from destruction, but not from spoil; 2 Chronicles 12:13, The reign and death of Rehoboam.

Verse 1

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when Rehoboam: 2 Chronicles 12:13, 2 Chronicles 11:17

he forsook: 2 Chronicles 26:13-16, Deuteronomy 6:10-12, Deuteronomy 8:10-14, Deuteronomy 32:15, Deuteronomy 32:18, 1 Kings 9:9, Jeremiah 2:31, Hosea 13:1, Hosea 13:6-8

all Israel: 2 Chronicles 11:3, 1 Kings 12:17, 1 Kings 14:22-24, 2 Kings 17:19, Hosea 5:10, Hosea 5:11, Micah 6:16

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 12:5 - Ye have forsaken me 2 Chronicles 15:2 - if ye forsake 2 Chronicles 17:1 - and strengthened 2 Chronicles 32:5 - he strengthened 2 Chronicles 34:14 - the law Psalms 89:38 - wroth Matthew 1:7 - Abia

Verse 2

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Shishak: 1 Kings 11:40, 1 Kings 14:24-26

because: 2 Chronicles 7:19, 2 Chronicles 7:20, 2 Chronicles 36:14-19, Judges 2:13-15, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Nehemiah 9:26, Nehemiah 9:27, Psalms 106:43, Psalms 106:44, Isaiah 63:10, Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 44:22, Jeremiah 44:23, Lamentations 5:15

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 14:25 - Shishak 2 Kings 7:6 - the kings of the Egyptians 2 Chronicles 6:28 - their enemies 2 Chronicles 12:5 - Ye have forsaken me 2 Chronicles 14:9 - Zerah 2 Chronicles 34:25 - Because Psalms 89:40 - brought Isaiah 18:2 - to a people

Verse 3

twelve hundred: Judges 4:13, 1 Samuel 13:5, 2 Samuel 10:18

without number: 2 Chronicles 14:9, Judges 6:5, Revelation 9:16

Lubims: Lubim, apparently the same with Lehabim (Genesis 10:13), were probably the ancient inhabitants of Lybia (called Lubi in the Syriac version, Acts 2:10), a district of Africa, adjoining to Egypt, and extending along the shore of the Mediterranean as far as the city of Cyrene. 2 Chronicles 16:8; Ezekiel 30:5; Nahum 3:9

the Sukkiims: The Sukkiim (from sachach, "to cover") are supposed to have been the Troglodites, as the LXX and Vulgate render, a people of Egypt, on the west of the Red Sea, so called because they dwelt ום פסשדכביע, in caves.

Ethiopians: These Cushim were probably the inhabitants of Ethiopia, south of Egypt. 2 Chronicles 14:12, 2 Chronicles 16:8, Isaiah 43:3, Daniel 11:43, Nahum 3:9, Cushim, Heb. Genesis 10:6-8

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 7:6 - the kings of the Egyptians

Verse 4

the fenced: 2 Chronicles 11:5-12, Isaiah 36:1, Jeremiah 5:10

came: 2 Kings 18:17, Isaiah 8:8, Isaiah 10:11

Verse 5

Shemaiah: 2 Chronicles 11:2, 1 Kings 12:22

Ye have forsaken me: 2 Chronicles 12:1, 2 Chronicles 12:2, 2 Chronicles 15:2, Deuteronomy 28:15-68, Judges 10:9-14, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Jeremiah 2:19, Jeremiah 4:18, Jeremiah 5:19, Jeremiah 23:33

left you: 2 Samuel 24:14, Psalms 37:33

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 12:15 - Shemaiah Proverbs 6:3 - when

Verse 6

humbled: 2 Chronicles 32:26, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:19, 2 Chronicles 33:23, Exodus 10:3, Leviticus 26:40, Leviticus 26:41, 1 Kings 8:37-39, Psalms 78:34, Psalms 78:35, Jeremiah 13:15, Jeremiah 13:18, Jeremiah 44:10, Daniel 5:22, Hosea 5:15, Luke 18:14, James 4:6, James 4:10

the Lord: Exodus 9:27, Judges 1:7, Job 33:27, Psalms 129:4, Lamentations 1:18, Daniel 9:14, Romans 10:3

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 12:12 - when 2 Chronicles 21:2 - Israel 2 Chronicles 30:11 - humbled themselves Jeremiah 18:8 - that nation 1 Peter 5:6 - Humble

Verse 7

the Lord: Judges 10:15, Judges 10:16, 1 Kings 21:28, 1 Kings 21:29, Jeremiah 3:13, Luke 15:18-21

therefore: Leviticus 26:41, Leviticus 26:42

some: or, a little while, 2 Kings 13:4-7, 2 Kings 13:23, Amos 7:6-8

and my wrath: 2 Chronicles 34:21, 2 Chronicles 34:25, Psalms 79:6, Isaiah 42:25, Jeremiah 7:20, Revelation 14:10, Revelation 16:2-17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:22 - Shemaiah 2 Chronicles 11:2 - to Shemaiah 2 Chronicles 12:12 - when 2 Chronicles 30:11 - humbled themselves Psalms 48:3 - General 1 Peter 5:6 - Humble

Verse 8

Nevertheless: Nehemiah 9:36, Isaiah 26:13

that they may: Deuteronomy 28:47, Judges 3:1, Jeremiah 10:24, Hosea 8:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:48 - serve Judges 3:2 - might know Job 36:15 - openeth

Verse 9

Shishak: 1 Kings 14:25, 1 Kings 14:26

took away: 1 Kings 15:18, 2 Kings 16:8, 2 Kings 18:15, 2 Kings 18:16, Lamentations 1:10

the shields: 2 Chronicles 9:15, 2 Chronicles 9:16, 1 Kings 10:16, 1 Kings 10:17

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 18:7 - shields 2 Chronicles 25:24 - all the gold 2 Chronicles 28:21 - took away Ecclesiastes 2:19 - who knoweth Song of Solomon 4:4 - a thousand

Verse 10

shields of brass: 1 Kings 14:27, Lamentations 4:1

the chief: 2 Samuel 8:18, 2 Samuel 23:23, 1 Chronicles 11:25, Song of Solomon 3:7, Song of Solomon 3:8

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:16 - two hundred 1 Chronicles 18:7 - shields 2 Chronicles 9:15 - two Nehemiah 3:16 - the house Ecclesiastes 2:19 - who knoweth

Verse 11

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 14:28 - the guard chamber Nehemiah 3:16 - the house

Verse 12

when: 2 Chronicles 12:6, 2 Chronicles 12:7, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:13, Isaiah 57:15, Lamentations 3:22, Lamentations 3:33, Lamentations 3:42, 1 Peter 5:6

also in Judah things went well: or, yet in Judah there were good things, 2 Chronicles 19:3, Genesis 18:24, 1 Kings 14:13, Isaiah 6:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:41 - humbled 2 Chronicles 30:11 - humbled themselves

Verse 13

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for Rehoboam: 2 Chronicles 13:7, 1 Kings 14:21

the city: 2 Chronicles 6:6, Psalms 48:1-3, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 78:69

to put: Exodus 20:24, Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:11, Ezekiel 48:35

an Ammonitess: Deuteronomy 23:3, 1 Kings 11:1, Nehemiah 13:1, Nehemiah 13:26

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:21 - to put 2 Chronicles 12:1 - when Rehoboam

Verse 14

he prepared: Heb. he fixed, 2 Chronicles 11:16, 2 Chronicles 19:3, 2 Chronicles 30:19, 1 Samuel 7:3, 1 Chronicles 29:18, Psalms 57:7, Psalms 78:8, Psalms 78:37, 1 Corinthians 15:58, 1 Corinthians 16:13

to seek: Deuteronomy 5:29, Psalms 105:3, Psalms 105:4, Isaiah 45:19, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Ezekiel 33:31, Matthew 7:7

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 20:33 - had not Ezra 7:10 - prepared Job 11:13 - prepare Psalms 119:80 - sound

Verse 15

first and last: 2 Chronicles 9:29

book: Heb. words

Shemaiah: 2 Chronicles 12:5, 1 Kings 12:22

Iddo: 2 Chronicles 9:29, 2 Chronicles 13:22

wars: 1 Kings 14:30

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 14:29 - are they not written 2 Chronicles 11:2 - to Shemaiah 2 Chronicles 15:6 - nation 2 Chronicles 16:11 - the acts of Asa 2 Chronicles 20:34 - the rest 2 Chronicles 26:22 - first

Verse 16

slept: 1 Kings 14:29-31

Abijah: 2 Chronicles 13:1, 1 Kings 14:31, Abijam, 1 Chronicles 3:10, Matthew 1:7, Abia

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 11:20 - Abijah 2 Chronicles 21:1 - was buried Acts 13:36 - and was

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 12". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-chronicles-12.html.
 
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