The Bible in Its Traditions

2 Chronicles 17:12–19

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

12  And Josaphat increased in greatness exceedingly, and built in Judea places of abode, and strong cities.

12  Therefore, Jehoshaphat increased and was magnified, even on high. And in Judah, he built houses in the likeness of towers, and walled cities.

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13  And he had many works in the cities of Judah; and men of war, mighty men of valour, in Jerusalem.

13  And he prepared many works in the cities of Judah. Also, there were men experienced in warfare in Jerusalem,

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14  And this was the numbering of them according to their fathers' houses: of Judah, the captains of thousands: Adnah the captain, and with him mighty men of valour three hundred thousand;

14  And this is their number according to the houses of their fathers; even the captains of thousands in Juda were, Ednas the chief, and with him mighty men of strength three hundred thousand.

14  and this is the number of them, by each of the houses and families. In Judah, the leader of the army was Adnah, the commander; and with him were three hundred thousand very experienced men.

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15  and next to him Jehohanan the captain, and with him two hundred and fourscore thousand;

15  And after him, Joanan the captain, and with him two hundred eighty thousand.

15  After him, Jehohanan was the leader; and with him were two hundred eighty thousand.

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16  and next to him Amasiah the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto YHWH, and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of valour;

16  And after him Amasias the son of Zari, who was zealous for the Lord; and with him two hundred thousand mighty men of strength.

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17  and of Benjamin: Eliada a mighty man of valour, and with him two hundred thousand armed with bow and shield;

17  And out of Benjamin there was a mighty man of strength, even Eliada, and with him two hundred thousand archers and targeteers.

17  Following him, there was Eliada, who was experienced in battle; and with him were two hundred thousand, holding bow and shield.

18  and next to him Jehozabad, and with him a hundred and fourscore thousand ready prepared for war.

18  And after him Jozabad, and with him a hundred and eighty thousand mighty men of war.

18  Then too, after him, there was Jehozabad; and with him were one hundred eighty thousand lightly-armed solders.

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19  These were they that waited on the king beside those whom the king put in the fortified cities throughout all Judah.

19  All these were at the hand of the king, aside from the others, whom he had positioned in the walled cities, in all of Judah.