The Book of 2 Chronicles Chapter 17 – New King James Version (NKJV) – Audio Bible

Chapter 17. Then Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his Place and strengthened himself against Israel And he placed troops in all the Fortified cities of Judah and set Garrisons in the land of Judah and in The cities of Ephraim which ASA his Father had taken Now the Lord was with Jehoshaphat Because he walked in the former ways of His father David He did not seek the Bales but sought the God of his father and walked in his Commandments and not according to the Acts of Israel Therefore the Lord established the Kingdom in his hand And all Judah gave presence to Jehoshaphat and he had riches and honor In abundance And his heart took Delight in the ways Of the Lord Moreover he removed the high places and Wooden images from Judah Also in the third year of his Reign he Sent his leaders Ben Hale Obadiah Zechariah Nathaniel and Michaela to Teach in the cities of Judah And with them he sent Levites shamaya Nathaniah zebediah asahil Shamir ramoth Johannathan adonija dubaija and Toba de Niger The Levites

And with them elishima and johoram the Priests So they taught in Judah and had the book Of The Law of the Lord with them They went throughout all the cities of Judah and taught the people And the fear of the Lord fell on all the Kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah so that they did not make war Against Jehoshaphat Also some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat presents and Silva as Tribute And the Arabians brought him flocks 7 700 Rams and 7700 male goats So Jehoshaphat became increasingly Powerful And he built fortresses and storage Cities in Judah He had much property in the cities of Judah and the men of War Mighty Men of Valor were in Jerusalem These are their numbers according to Their father's houses Of Judah the captains of thousands Adna the captain and with him 300 000 Mighty Men of Valor And next to him was jihohanan the Captain and with him 280 000. And next to him was amasiah the son of Zikril who willingly offered himself to The Lord And with him two hundred thousand Mighty

Men of Valor Of Benjamin eliada a mighty man of Valor And with him two hundred thousand men Armed with bow and shield And next to him was jehoshaphad and with Him 180 000 prepared for war These served the king besides those the King put in the Fortified cities Throughout all Judah

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