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2 Chronicles 16

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1 In the thirty-sixth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha the king of Israel went to Judea and began to build Rama, so as not to allow [anyone] to leave Asa the king of Judea, nor to come [to him].
2 And Asa brought silver and gold from the treasures of the house of the Lord and the king’s house and sent to Benhadad king of Syria, who lived in Damascus, saying:
3 a union be between me and you, as it was between my father and your father; behold, I send you silver and gold: go, break your alliance with Baasha, king of Israel, that he depart from me.
4 And Benhadad obeyed King Asa, and sent the warlords who [were] with him against the cities of Israel, and they devastated Iyon and Dan and Abelmaim and all the supplies in the cities of Naphtali.
5 And when he heard Baash, he stopped building Rama and stopped his work.
6 Asa the king gathered all the Jews, and they took away [from] Rama the stones and wood that Baasha used for the building, and built Geva and Mitzfu from them.

7 At that time Ananias the seer came to Asa, king of Judah, and said to him: since you relied on the king of Syria and did not trust in the Lord your God, therefore the army of the king of Syria was saved from your hand.
eight Were not the Ethiopians and Libyans with more power, and with chariots and horsemen very numerous? But as you trusted in the Lord, He delivered them into your hand,
nine for the eyes of the Lord overlook the whole earth to support those [whose] hearts are fully devoted to Him. Recklessly you have acted now. For that, from now on you will have wars.
ten And Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in prison, because for this he was irritated with him; Asa and [some] of the people were oppressed at that time.
eleven And so, the deeds of Asa, the first and the last, are described in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.
12 And Asa became ill with his feet in the thirty-ninth year of his reign, and his illness rose to the upper parts of the body; but in his illness he sought not the Lord, but doctors.
13 And Asa slept with his fathers, and died in the forty-first year of his reign.
fourteen And they buried him in the tomb, which he arranged for himself in the city of David; and they laid it on a bed, which was filled with incense and various artificial colors, and burned them for him a great many.

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