Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

King James Version

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

Holman Bible

Jehoshaphat was afraid, so he resolved to seek the Lord. So he proclaimed a fast for all Judah,

International Standard Version

In mounting fear, Jehoshaphat devoted himself to seek the LORD. He proclaimed a period of fasting throughout all of the territory of Judah,

A Conservative Version

And Jehoshaphat was afraid, and set himself to seek for LORD. And he proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

American Standard Version

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek unto Jehovah; and he proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

Amplified

Then Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself [determinedly, as his vital need] to seek the Lord; he proclaimed a fast in all Judah.

Bible in Basic English

Then Jehoshaphat, in his fear, went to the Lord for directions, and gave orders all through Judah for the people to go without food.

Darby Translation

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek Jehovah, and proclaimed a fast throughout Judah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Jehoshaphat feared and set himself to seek the LORD and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehoshaphat will fear, and he will give his face to seek to Jehovah, and he will call a fast for all Judah.

King James 2000

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set his face to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jehoshaphat was afraid and set his face to seek Yahweh. And he called for a fast through all Judah.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehoshaphat feared and set himself to seek Jehovah, and called for a fast throughout all Judah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jehoshaphat feared and set himself to seek the LORD, and proclaimed fasting throughout all Judah.

NET Bible

Jehoshaphat was afraid, so he decided to seek the Lord's advice. He decreed that all Judah should observe a fast.

New Heart English Bible

Jehoshaphat was alarmed, and set himself to seek to the LORD. He proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

The Emphasized Bible

And Jehoshaphat was afraid, and set his face to seek unto Yahweh, - and proclaimed a fast for all Judah.

Webster

And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

World English Bible

Jehoshaphat was alarmed, and set himself to seek to Yahweh. He proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehoshaphat feareth, and setteth his face to seek to Jehovah, and proclaimeth a fast over all Judah;

Interlinear

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

and set
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

to seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

the Lord

Usage: 0

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

a fast
צם צום 
Tsowm 
Usage: 26

References

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War

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

The Prayer Of Jehoshaphat

2 Then some came and reported to Jehoshaphat, saying, "A great multitude is coming against you from beyond the sea, out of Aram and behold, they are in Hazazon-tamar (that is Engedi)." 3 Jehoshaphat was afraid and turned his attention to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. 4 So Judah gathered together to seek help from the LORD; they even came from all the cities of Judah to seek the LORD.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 19:3

"But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God."

1 Samuel 7:6

They gathered to Mizpah, and drew water and poured it out before the LORD, and fasted on that day and said there, "We have sinned against the LORD." And Samuel judged the sons of Israel at Mizpah.

Jeremiah 36:9

Now in the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah, king of Judah, in the ninth month, all the people in Jerusalem and all the people who came from the cities of Judah to Jerusalem proclaimed a fast before the LORD.

Joel 1:14

Consecrate a fast, Proclaim a solemn assembly; Gather the elders And all the inhabitants of the land To the house of the LORD your God, And cry out to the LORD.

Genesis 32:7-11

Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed; and he divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and the herds and the camels, into two companies;

Genesis 32:24-28

Then Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.

Judges 20:26

Then all the sons of Israel and all the people went up and came to Bethel and wept; thus they remained there before the LORD and fasted that day until evening. And they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

2 Chronicles 11:16

Those from all the tribes of Israel who set their hearts on seeking the LORD God of Israel followed them to Jerusalem, to sacrifice to the LORD God of their fathers.

Ezra 8:21-23

Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God to seek from Him a safe journey for us, our little ones, and all our possessions.

Esther 4:16

"Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish."

Psalm 56:3-4

When I am afraid, I will put my trust in You.

Isaiah 37:3-6

They said to him, "Thus says Hezekiah, 'This day is a day of distress, rebuke and rejection; for children have come to birth, and there is no strength to deliver.

Daniel 9:3

So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.

Joel 2:12-18

"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning;

Jonah 1:16

Then the men feared the LORD greatly, and they offered a sacrifice to the LORD and made vows.

Jonah 3:5-9

Then the people of Nineveh believed in God; and they called a fast and put on sackcloth from the greatest to the least of them.

Matthew 10:28

"Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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