2 Chronicles 20:20

“And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they rose early in the morning, and went foorth into the wildernesse of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Iehoshaphat stood and said, Heare me, O Iudah, and yee inhabitants of Ierusalem; Beleeue in the Lord your God, so shall you be established; beleeue his Prophets, so shall yee prosper.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They rose early in the morning and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa; and when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Listen to me, O Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, put your trust in the LORD your God and you will be established. Put your trust in His prophets and succeed."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem: believe in Jehovah your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And early in the morning they got up and went out to the waste land of Tekoa: and when they were going out, Jehoshaphat took his station and said to them, Give ear to me, O Judah and you people of Jerusalem: have faith in the Lord your God and you will be safe; have faith in his prophets and all will go well for you.
- Basic English Bible

And they rose early in the morning, and went forth towards the wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Jehovah your God, and ye shall be established; believe his prophets, and ye shall prosper!
- Darby Bible

And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
- Webster's Bible

They rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, "Listen to me, Judah, and you inhabitants of Jerusalem! Believe in Yahweh your God, so you shall be established! Believe his prophets, so you shall prosper."
- World English Bible

And they rise early in the morning, and go out to the wilderness of Tekoa, and in their going out Jehoshaphat hath stood and saith, `Hear me, O Judah, and inhabitants of Jerusalem, remain stedfast in Jehovah your God, and be stedfast; remain stedfast in His prophets, and prosper.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa; and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said: 'Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe His prophets, so shall ye prosper.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Chronicles 20:20


20:20 Believe - God's promise delivered to us by this prophet, and consequently all other predictions of the prophet.


Discussion for 2 Chronicles 20

  • Twerefour Asiedu Samuel
    One have got to be resolute and give thanks to God in all situations,for the secrete of thanks giving is victory.
  • ENOCH ATANDUNDU
    One need to have faith in God and not fear for God is in control of every battle that we are facing.
  • Medi
    ITS very important to report our GOD any kind of threty that comes across us no matter how small or big it may be .that's why Jehoshaphat did not conslute any one other than God who led them through from the dead sea, AMAN
  • PHYLLIS for verse 19
    sometimes in life, we have to stop talking to GOD,we should just praise and worship HIS holy name in hard days for praises moves HIM.TRUSTING HIM IN DIFFICULTIES INCREASES OUR FAITH IN HIM
  • DaddyZ7 for verse 22
    Hallelujah! I am encouraged...when the enemy comes against me with unfair odds 3 against 1 . AND a sneak attack ambush ... God turns the attack and let 's us SMITE the enemy. God give us the song of the Lord to wage war against the enemy. The end result...VICTORY!!!
  • Negnine Allias TEMON
    THIS TEXT AS THE WHOLE BIBLE IS ANOTHER REASON FOR EVERY CHRISTIAN TO TRUST FULLY IN GOD . FOR IT SURE THAT DURING OUR LIFE TIME THERE WILL ALWAYS BE TROUBLE. BUT THE SOLUTION MUST BE FIND ONLY IN THE LORD. I JUST THANK THE LORD FOR THESE PROOF AGAIN OF YOUR PERMANAT DELIVRANCE

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