Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Jehoshaphat grew greater and greater, and he built fortresses and store cities in Judah.

King James Version

And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.

Holman Bible

Jehoshaphat grew stronger and stronger. He built fortresses and storage cities in Judah

International Standard Version

As a result, Jehoshaphat grew more and more powerful, and built up fortresses and storage centers throughout Judah.

A Conservative Version

And Jehoshaphat grew exceedingly great. And he built in Judah castles and cities of storage.

American Standard Version

And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.

Amplified

And Jehoshaphat became very great. He built in Judah fortresses and store cities,

Bible in Basic English

Jehoshaphat became greater and greater, and made strong towers and store-towns in Judah.

Darby Translation

And Jehoshaphat waxed exceeding great; and he built in Judah castles and store-cities.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be Jehoshaphat went and was great even to above; and he will build fortresses in Judah, and cities of stores.

King James 2000

And Jehoshaphat grew great exceedingly; and he built in Judah fortresses, and storage cities.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jehoshaphat {grew greater and greater}, and he built fortresses and storage cities in Judah.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehoshaphat became exceedingly great. And he built fortresses in Judah, and store cities.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And so Jehoshaphat prospered and grew up on high. And he built, in Judah, castles and store cities.

NET Bible

Jehoshaphat's power kept increasing. He built fortresses and storage cities throughout Judah.

New Heart English Bible

Jehoshaphat grew great exceedingly; and he built in Judah fortresses and cities of store.

The Emphasized Bible

And so it came to pass that, Jehoshaphat, went on waxing surpassingly great, - and he built, throughout Judah, fortresses and cities for store;

Webster

And Jehoshaphat became exceedingly great; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.

World English Bible

Jehoshaphat grew great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehoshaphat is going on and becoming very great, and he buildeth in Judah palaces and cities of store,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהושׁפט 
Y@howshaphat 
Usage: 84

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

גּדל 
Gadel 
Usage: 4

and he built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

in Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

בּירנית 
Biyraniyth 
Usage: 2

and cities
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jehoshaphat Reigns In Judah

11 Some of the Philistines brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat; the Arabians also brought him flocks, 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats. 12 So Jehoshaphat grew greater and greater, and he built fortresses and store cities in Judah. 13 He had large supplies in the cities of Judah, and warriors, valiant men, in Jerusalem.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:25

The LORD highly exalted Solomon in the sight of all Israel, and bestowed on him royal majesty which had not been on any king before him in Israel.

2 Chronicles 8:2-6

that he built the cities which Huram had given to him, and settled the sons of Israel there.

2 Chronicles 11:5-12

Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem and built cities for defense in Judah.

2 Chronicles 14:6-7

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.

2 Chronicles 18:1

Now Jehoshaphat had great riches and honor; and he allied himself by marriage with Ahab.

2 Chronicles 26:6-9

Now he went out and warred against the Philistines, and broke down the wall of Gath and the wall of Jabneh and the wall of Ashdod; and he built cities in the area of Ashdod and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 27:4

Moreover, he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and he built fortresses and towers on the wooded hills.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he took courage and rebuilt all the wall that had been broken down and erected towers on it, and built another outside wall and strengthened the Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in great number.

2 Chronicles 32:27-29

Now Hezekiah had immense riches and honor; and he made for himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields and all kinds of valuable articles,



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