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2 Chronicles 20:3–4

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set 3himself to fseek the Lord, and gproclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. So Judah gathered together to ask hhelp from the Lord; and from all the cities of Judah they came to seek the Lord.

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2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

Alarmed, Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the Lord, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah. The people of Judah came together to seek help from the Lord; indeed, they came from every town in Judah to seek him.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then Jehoshaphat was afraid and set his face to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. And Judah assembled to seek help from the Lord; from all the cities of Judah they came to seek the Lord.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. And Judah gathered themselves together, to ask help of the Lord: even out of all the cities of Judah they came to seek the Lord.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Jehoshaphat was terrified by this news and begged the Lord for guidance. He also ordered everyone in Judah to begin fasting. So people from all the towns of Judah came to Jerusalem to seek the Lord’s help.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Jehoshaphat was afraid, so he decided to ask the Lord what to do. He announced that everyone in Judah should fast during this special time of prayer to God. The people of Judah came together to ask the Lord for help; they came from every town in Judah.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek unto Jehovah; and he proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. And Judah gathered themselves together, to seek help of Jehovah: even out of all the cities of Judah they came to seek Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek Jehovah, and proclaimed a fast throughout Judah. And Judah gathered themselves together to ask help of Jehovah: even out of all the cities of Judah they came to seek Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Frightened, Jehoshaphat decided to ask for the Lord’s help. He announced a fast throughout Judah. The people of Judah gathered to seek the Lord’s help. They came from every city in Judah. 

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Jehoshaphat was afraid, and he resolved to seek the Lord. Then he proclaimed a fast for all Judah, who gathered to seek the Lord. They even came from all the cities of Judah to seek Him.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Jehoshaphat was afraid; he set himself to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. Judah assembled to seek help from the Lord; from all the towns of Judah they came to seek the Lord.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then Jehoshaphat was afraid and set his face to seek Yahweh. And he called for a fast through all Judah. And Judah assembled to seek after Yahweh; even from all the cities of Judah they came to seek Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Jehoshaphat was alarmed. So he decided to ask the Lord for advice. He told all of the people of Judah to go without eating. The people came together to ask the Lord for help. In fact, they came from every town in Judah to pray to him.

2 Chronicles 20:3–4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

So Judah gathered together to seek help from the Lord; they even came from all the cities of Judah to seek the Lord.


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