Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the LORD thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand.

Bible References


2 Chronicles 19:2
And there came out to meet him, Jehu son of Hanani, the seer, who said unto King Jehoshaphat, Unto the lawless, was it right to give help? and, on them who hate Yahweh, to bestow thy love? For this cause, therefore, is there wrath against thee, from before Yahweh;
2 Chronicles 20:34
But, the rest of the story of Jehoshaphat, first and last, lo! there it is written in the story of Jehu son of Hanani, which hath been added to the book of the Kings of Israel.
1 Kings 16:1
Then came the word of Yahweh unto Jehu

Relied on

2 Chronicles 13:18
Thus were the sons of Israel subdued at that time, - and the sons of Judah prevailed, because they leaned upon Yahweh the God of their fathers.
2 Chronicles 32:7
Be strong and bold, do not fear neither be dismayed, because of the king of Assyria, nor because of all the multitude that is with him, - for, with us, is One greater than with him:
2 Kings 18:5
In Yahweh, God of Israel, did he trust, - so that, after him, was none like him, among all the kings of Judah, nor that were before him;
1 Chronicles 5:20
and were helped against them, and the Hagrites and all that were with them were delivered into their hand, - for, unto God, made they outcry, in the war, and he suffered himself to be entreated by them, because they put their trust in him;

The host

2 Chronicles 16:3
Let there be a covenant, between me and thee, as between my father and thy father. - Lo! I have sent thee silver and gold, go break thy covenant with Baasha king of Israel, that he may go up from me.