[a]Wherefore the wrath of the Lord hath been on Judah and Jerusalem, and he hath made them a [b]scattering, a desolation, and an hissing, as ye see with your eyes.

For lo, our fathers are fallen by the sword, and our sons, and our daughters, and our wives are in captivity for the same cause.

10 Now [c]I purpose to make a covenant with the Lord God of Israel, that he may [d]turn away his fierce wrath from us.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 29:8 He showeth that the contempt of religion is the cause of all God’s plagues.
  2. 2 Chronicles 29:8 Or, a nodding of the head and mockery.
  3. 2 Chronicles 29:10 Hebrew, it is in mine heart.
  4. 2 Chronicles 29:10 He proveth by the judgments of God upon those that have contemned his word, that there is no way to avoid his plagues, but by conforming themselves to his will.