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2 Chronicles 16

Overview

2 Chronicles 16:1, Asa, by the aid of the Syrians, diverts Baasha from building Ramah; 2 Chronicles 16:7, Being reproved thereof by Hanani, he puts him in prison; 2 Chronicles 16:11, Among his other acts in his disease he seeks not to God, but to the physicians; 2 Chronicles 16:13, His death and burial.

Verse 1

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In the six: See note on 1 Kings 15:32. "From the rending of the ten tribes from Judah, over which Asa was now king." 1 Kings 15:16-22

to the intent: 2 Chronicles 11:13-17, 2 Chronicles 15:5, 2 Chronicles 15:9, 1 Kings 12:27

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:17 - Baasha 1 Kings 16:5 - the rest 2 Chronicles 15:19 - five and thirtieth 2 Chronicles 16:5 - that he left off Jeremiah 41:9 - for fear Micah 1:14 - give Hebrews 11:34 - turned

Verse 2

brought out: 2 Chronicles 28:21, 2 Kings 12:18, 2 Kings 16:8, 2 Kings 18:15

Damascus: Heb. Darmeskek

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:18 - Asa 1 Kings 20:1 - Benhadad 1 Chronicles 19:6 - a thousand 1 Chronicles 27:25 - the king's Isaiah 30:6 - riches Amos 1:4 - Benhadad

Verse 3

a league: 2 Chronicles 18:3, 2 Chronicles 19:2, Judges 2:2, Isaiah 31:1-3, 2 Corinthians 6:16

break: Genesis 20:9, Genesis 20:10, Exodus 32:21, Joshua 9:19, Joshua 9:20, 2 Samuel 21:2, Psalms 15:4, Ezekiel 17:18, Ezekiel 17:19, Romans 1:31, Romans 1:32, 2 Timothy 3:3

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:19 - break thy league 1 Chronicles 19:6 - a thousand 2 Chronicles 16:7 - the host

Verse 4

hearkened: 1 Timothy 6:10, 2 Peter 2:15

his armies: Heb. armies which were his

Ijon: 1 Kings 15:20

Dan: Genesis 14:14, Judges 18:28, Judges 18:29, Judges 20:1

Abelmaim: Abel-maim is called Abel-beth-maachah in 1 Kings 15:20, and elsewhere, on account of its belonging to the district of Beth-maachah.

the store cities: 2 Chronicles 8:6, 2 Chronicles 17:12, 1 Kings 9:19

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:14 - Abel 1 Kings 20:34 - The cities 2 Kings 15:29 - Ijon Isaiah 9:1 - when

Verse 5

that he left off: 2 Chronicles 16:1

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:21 - when Baasha

Verse 6

they carried: 1 Kings 15:22

Geba: Joshua 18:24-26, Gaba, 2 Chronicles 21:17, 1 Chronicles 6:60, Isaiah 10:29, Zechariah 14:10

Mizpah: Joshua 15:38, Joshua 18:26, 1 Samuel 7:6, 1 Samuel 7:16, 1 Samuel 10:17, Mizpeh

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 11:5 - built Nehemiah 3:7 - Mizpah

Verse 7

Hanani: 2 Chronicles 19:2, 2 Chronicles 20:34, 1 Kings 16:1

Because: Psalms 146:3-6, Isaiah 31:1, Isaiah 32:2, Jeremiah 17:5, Jeremiah 17:6, Ephesians 1:12, Ephesians 1:13

relied on: 2 Chronicles 13:18, 2 Chronicles 32:7, 2 Chronicles 32:8, 2 Kings 18:5, 1 Chronicles 5:20

the host: 2 Chronicles 16:3

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 9:9 - a Seer 1 Kings 15:11 - Asa 1 Kings 22:43 - he turned 2 Kings 20:14 - What said 2 Chronicles 15:17 - the heart of Asa 2 Chronicles 16:8 - because 2 Chronicles 20:32 - departed not 2 Chronicles 25:15 - a prophet 2 Chronicles 26:18 - withstood Uzziah Psalms 118:12 - in the name Psalms 141:5 - the righteous Isaiah 22:11 - ye have Isaiah 36:7 - We trust Isaiah 39:3 - came Isaiah Hosea 14:3 - Asshur Amos 7:14 - neither

Verse 8

the Ethiopians: 2 Chronicles 12:3, 2 Chronicles 14:9-12

the Lubims: 2 Chronicles 12:3

a huge host: Heb. in abundance

because: 2 Chronicles 16:7, Psalms 9:9, Psalms 9:10, Psalms 37:39, Psalms 37:40

Reciprocal: Judges 7:9 - I have delivered 2 Chronicles 13:18 - relied 2 Chronicles 24:24 - delivered Psalms 11:1 - In the Isaiah 18:2 - to a people Isaiah 26:3 - because Isaiah 28:12 - This Isaiah 30:15 - in returning Nahum 1:7 - that

Verse 9

the eyes: 2 Chronicles 6:20, Job 34:21, Psalms 34:15, Psalms 113:6, Proverbs 5:21, Proverbs 15:3, Jeremiah 16:17, Jeremiah 32:19, Zechariah 4:10, Hebrews 4:13, 1 Peter 3:12

to show himself: etc. or, strongly to hold with them, etc. whose heart. 2 Chronicles 15:17, 2 Kings 20:3, Psalms 37:37

Herein: 1 Samuel 13:13, 2 Samuel 12:7-12, 1 Chronicles 21:8, Job 34:18, Job 34:19, Jeremiah 5:21, Matthew 5:22, Luke 12:20, 1 Corinthians 15:36, Galatians 3:1

henceforth: 1 Kings 15:32

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:12 - ladder Genesis 31:28 - foolishly Numbers 12:11 - lay not Deuteronomy 4:37 - in his sight Deuteronomy 33:25 - and as thy Judges 7:9 - I have delivered 1 Samuel 16:7 - on the heart 2 Samuel 24:10 - foolishly 1 Kings 8:29 - That thine 1 Kings 15:14 - was perfect 2 Kings 6:16 - they that be 1 Chronicles 29:12 - give strength 2 Chronicles 6:40 - thine eyes 2 Chronicles 13:18 - relied 2 Chronicles 16:12 - in his disease 2 Chronicles 17:10 - so that 2 Chronicles 20:37 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 24:24 - delivered Ezra 5:5 - But the eye Ezra 8:22 - The hand Job 2:10 - as one Job 28:24 - General Job 31:4 - General Job 33:27 - I have sinned Job 36:7 - General Psalms 11:4 - his eyes Psalms 17:7 - savest Psalms 33:13 - looketh Psalms 66:7 - his eyes Psalms 102:19 - For he Proverbs 19:3 - foolishness Proverbs 22:12 - eyes Ecclesiastes 4:13 - will no more be Isaiah 28:12 - This Isaiah 38:3 - a perfect Jeremiah 5:1 - Run ye Jeremiah 5:3 - are not thine Jeremiah 24:6 - For I will Amos 9:4 - set Nahum 1:7 - that Zechariah 3:9 - seven Zechariah 6:7 - the bay Acts 12:11 - that the 2 Timothy 4:3 - they will Revelation 5:6 - seven eyes

Verse 10

wroth: 2 Chronicles 25:16, 2 Chronicles 26:19, 2 Samuel 12:13, 2 Samuel 24:10-14, Psalms 141:5, Proverbs 9:7-9

put him: 2 Chronicles 18:26, Jeremiah 20:2, Jeremiah 29:26, Matthew 14:3, Matthew 14:4, Luke 3:20, Acts 16:23, Acts 16:24

oppressed: Heb. crushed, Job 20:19, *marg. Isaiah 51:23, Jeremiah 51:34, Lamentations 3:34

the same time: 2 Samuel 11:4, 2 Samuel 12:31

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:28 - for in that Leviticus 25:14 - General 1 Samuel 9:9 - a Seer 1 Kings 11:40 - Solomon sought 1 Kings 12:11 - I will add 1 Kings 13:4 - Lay hold 1 Kings 22:27 - Put this fellow Job 13:27 - puttest Job 33:19 - pain Proverbs 19:3 - foolishness Ecclesiastes 4:13 - will no more be Ecclesiastes 5:17 - much Isaiah 30:10 - say Jeremiah 26:21 - the king sought Jeremiah 37:15 - put Amos 7:12 - O thou Matthew 5:12 - for so Matthew 5:22 - That Matthew 21:35 - General Mark 12:3 - they Luke 4:28 - were Luke 20:10 - beat 2 Corinthians 6:5 - imprisonments 2 Timothy 4:3 - they will Hebrews 11:36 - bonds

Verse 11

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the acts of Asa: 2 Chronicles 9:29, 2 Chronicles 12:15, 2 Chronicles 20:34, 2 Chronicles 26:22

Judah: 2 Chronicles 25:26, 2 Chronicles 27:7, 2 Chronicles 32:32, 2 Chronicles 34:18, 2 Chronicles 35:27, 1 Kings 15:23

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 24:27 - story

Verse 12

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diseased: Matthew 7:2, Luke 6:37, Luke 6:38, Revelation 3:19

in his disease: 2 Chronicles 16:9, 2 Chronicles 28:22, 1 Chronicles 10:14, Jeremiah 17:5

physicians: Genesis 50:2, Job 13:4, Jeremiah 8:22, Matthew 9:12, Mark 2:17, Mark 5:26, Colossians 4:14

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:23 - in the time Job 33:19 - pain Luke 8:43 - had

Verse 13

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slept: 1 Kings 15:24

Verse 14

his own sepulchres: 2 Chronicles 35:24, Isaiah 22:16, John 19:41, John 19:42

made: Heb. digged

sweet odours: Genesis 50:2, Mark 16:1, John 19:39, John 19:40

the apothecaries' art: Exodus 30:25-37, Ecclesiastes 10:1

a very great: 2 Chronicles 21:19, Jeremiah 34:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 50:5 - I have 1 Samuel 31:12 - burnt them there 2 Samuel 2:32 - buried 1 Kings 15:24 - was buried 2 Chronicles 32:33 - did him Nehemiah 3:16 - the sepulchres Isaiah 57:2 - rest Matthew 1:7 - Asa Matthew 26:12 - General Luke 23:56 - prepared

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-chronicles-16.html.