2 Chronicles

1611 King James Version (KJV)

2 Chronicles 33:12

“And when hee was in affliction, he besought the Lord his God, and humbled himselfe greatly before the God of his fathers,”

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Other Translations

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
- King James Version

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he was in distress, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And crying out to the Lord his God in his trouble, he made himself low before the God of his fathers,
- Basic English Bible

And when he was in affliction, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
- Darby Bible

And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
- Webster's Bible

When he was in distress, he begged Yahweh his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
- World English Bible

And when he is in distress he hath appeased the face of Jehovah his God, and is humbled exceedingly before the God of his fathers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when he was in distress, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Chronicles 33:12


33:12 Besought - It becomes sinners to humble themselves before that God, whom they have offended. It becomes sufferers to humble themselves before him that corrects them, and to accept of the punishment of their iniquity.


Discussion for 2 Chronicles 33

  • Anne
    Prov.28:13 "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confessseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy".
  • Timothy L. Jones Sr.
    How much we do witness in world, people turning away from God. He is a Forgiving God. I pray for the youth of world; TO PUT GOD FIRST IN THEIR LIVES!!! AMEN..

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