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2 Chronicles 20:35 Commentary - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

This is mentioned as an aggravation of his sin, after so great a favour and obligation laid upon him by God, and after he had been so sharply reproved and threatened by a prophet for the same thing, 2Ch 19:2; yet he relapsed into the same sin; which proceeded partly from that near relation which was contracted between the two families, and partly from the sweetness and easiness of Jehoshaphat’s temper, which could not resist the solicitations of others in such things as might seem indifferent. For he did not join with him in a war, as he did with Ahab, but in a peaceable way only, in a matter of trade and commerce. And yet God sharply reproves and punisheth him for it, 2Ch 20:37, to show his great dislike and detestation of all friendly and familiar conversation of his servants and people with idolaters and professed enemies of God and of religion, as Ahaziah was, who is therefore thus stigmatized in the next words,

who did very wickedly. Who did very wickedly, or, who did industriously, and maliciously, and constantly work wickedness, as the Hebrew phrase implies, giving himself up to idolatry and all wickedness.

Consult other comments:

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

2 Chronicles 20:35 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

2 Chronicles 20:35 - B.H. Carroll's An Interpretation of the English Bible

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

2 Chronicles 20:35 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

2 Chronicles 20:35 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

2 Chronicles 20:35 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

2 Chronicles 20:35 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

2 Chronicles 20:35 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole