Parallel Verses

King James Version

And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.

New American Standard Bible

He built fortified cities in Judah, since the land was undisturbed, and there was no one at war with him during those years, because the Lord had given him rest.

Holman Bible

Because the land experienced peace, Asa built fortified cities in Judah. No one made war with him in those days because the Lord gave him rest.

International Standard Version

Asa built fortified cities throughout Judah while the land lay undisturbed, because the LORD had given him peace so that no one went to war against him during those years.

A Conservative Version

And he built fortified cities in Judah. For the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because LORD had given him rest.

American Standard Version

And he built fortified cities in Judah; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because Jehovah had given him rest.

Amplified

He built fortified cities in Judah, since the land was at rest, and there was no one at war with him in those years, because the Lord had given him rest.

Bible in Basic English

He made walled towns in Judah, for the land was quiet and there were no wars in those years, because the Lord had given him rest.

Darby Translation

And he built fortified cities in Judah, for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because Jehovah had given him rest.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will build cities of fortification in Judah: for the land rested, and not with him war in these years; for Jehovah gave rest to him.

King James 2000

And he built fortified cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he built fortified cities in Judah, for the land was at rest. Under him there was no war in those years, for Yahweh had given rest to him.

Modern King James verseion

And he built fortified cities in Judah. For the land had rest, and he had no war in those years, because Jehovah had given him rest.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he built strong cities in Judah: because the land was in rest, and he had no war in those year. For the LORD had given him rest.

NET Bible

He built fortified cities throughout Judah, for the land was at rest and there was no war during those years; the Lord gave him peace.

New Heart English Bible

He built fortified cities in Judah; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because the LORD had given him rest.

The Emphasized Bible

And he built cities of defence, in Judah, - for the land had quiet, nor was there near him any war, in these years, because Yahweh had given him rest.

Webster

And he built fortified cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.

World English Bible

He built fortified cities in Judah; for the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because Yahweh had given him rest.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he buildeth cities of bulwarks in Judah, for the land hath quiet, and there is no war with him in these years, because Jehovah hath given rest to him.

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English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

מצרה מצוּרה 
M@tsuwrah 
Usage: 8

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

in Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

for the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

and he had no war
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Reign Of Asa In Judah

5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him. 6 And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest. 7 Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars, while the land is yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 15:15

And all Judah rejoiced at the oath: for they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them: and the LORD gave them rest round about.

1 Chronicles 22:9

Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about: for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days.

Joshua 23:1

And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed old and stricken in age.

Judges 3:11

And the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died.

Judges 3:30

So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. And the land had rest fourscore years.

Judges 5:31

So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but let them that love him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.

1 Kings 5:4

But now the LORD my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor evil occurrent.

2 Chronicles 8:2-6

That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there.

2 Chronicles 11:5-12

And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities for defence in Judah.

Job 34:29

When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:

Psalm 46:9

He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth; he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder; he burneth the chariot in the fire.

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