And Jehu the son of Hanani the Seer went out to meet him, and said to King Jehoshaphat, [a]Wouldest thou help the wicked, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore for this thing the wrath [b]of the Lord is upon thee.

Nevertheless good things are found in thee, because thou hast taken away the groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.

¶ So Jehoshaphat dwelt at Jerusalem, and returned and went [c]through the people from Beersheba to mount Ephraim, and brought them again unto the Lord God of their fathers.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 19:2 He declareth that the wrath and judgment of God is over all such that support the wicked, and rather show not in deed that they are enemies to all such as hate the Lord.
  2. 2 Chronicles 19:2 Hebrew, wrath from the Lord.
  3. 2 Chronicles 19:4 He visited all his country, and brought his people from idolatry to the knowledge of the true God.