Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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, and he resolved to seek the Lord. Then 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.

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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Context Readings

The Prayer Of Jehoshaphat

2 And they came and reported [it] to Jehoshaphat, saying, "A great multitude from beyond the sea, from Aram, is coming against you. Now behold, [they are] in Hazazon Tamar" (that [is], En Gedi). 3 Then Jehoshaphat was afraid and set his face to seek Yahweh. And he called for a fast through all Judah. 4 And Judah assembled to seek after Yahweh; even from all the cities of Judah they came to seek Yahweh.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless some good things have been found in regard to you, for you burned the Asherahs out of the land and set your heart to seek God."

1 Samuel 7:6

So they gathered to Mizpah and drew water and poured [it] out before Yahweh. They fasted on that day and said there, "We have sinned against Yahweh!" So Samuel judged the {Israelites} at Mizpah.

Jeremiah 36:9

{And then} in the fifth year of Jehoiakim, the son of Josiah, the king of Judah, in the ninth month, all the people in Jerusalem and all the people who came from the towns of Judah to Jerusalem proclaimed a fast {before} Yahweh.

Joel 1:14

Solemnize a fast! Call an assembly! Gather [the] elders, all [of] the inhabitants of the land [in] the house of Yahweh your God, and cry out to Yahweh.

Genesis 32:7-11

Then Jacob was very frightened and distressed. So he divided the people, flocks, cattle, and camels that [were] with him into two companies.

Genesis 32:24-28

And Jacob remained alone, and a man wrestled with him until the breaking of the dawn.

Judges 20:26

And all the {Israelites} and all the troops went up and came to Bethel and wept; and they sat there before Yahweh and fasted on that day until evening; and they offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 11:16

Then after them, from all the tribes of Israel, those who set their heart to seek Yahweh, the God of Israel, came to Jerusalem to offer to Yahweh, the God of their ancestors.

Ezra 8:21-23

I proclaimed a fast there at the river Ahava to humble ourselves before our God in order to seek from him a safe journey for us, our children, and our possessions.

Esther 4:16

"Go, gather all the Jews that are found in Susa and fast for me; do not eat or drink [for] three days, both night and day. I and my young girls will fast likewise, and then I will go to the king, which [is] not according to the law; if I perish, I perish.

Psalm 56:3-4

{When} I fear, I trust you.

Isaiah 37:3-6

And they said to him, "Thus says Hezekiah: 'This day [is] a day of distress, rebuke, and disgrace, for children have come to [the] cervical opening, and there is no strength to give birth.

Daniel 9:3

Then I turned my face to the Lord God to seek [him] [by] prayer and pleas for mercy, in fasting and [in] sackcloth and ashes.

Joel 2:12-18

"And even now," {declares} Yahweh, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting, and weeping, and wailing."

Jonah 1:16

So the men feared Yahweh {greatly}, and they offered a sacrifice to Yahweh and {made} vows.

Jonah 3:5-9

And the people of Nineveh believed in God, and they proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth--from the greatest of them {to the least important}.

Matthew 10:28

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but are not able to kill the soul, but instead be afraid of the one who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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