歷代志下 2 Chronicles


Chapter Verses
14:1
亚比雅与他列祖同睡,葬在大卫城里。他儿子亚撒接续他作王。亚撒年间,国中太平十年。
And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. Asa his son succeeded him as king, and in his days the country was at peace for ten years.
14:2
亚撒行耶和华他神眼中看为善为正的事,
Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the Lord his God.
14:3
除掉外邦神的坛和丘坛,打碎柱像,砍下木偶,
He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.
14:4
吩咐犹大人寻求耶和华他们列祖的神,遵行他的律法,诫命。
He commanded Judah to seek the Lord , the God of their fathers, and to obey his laws and commands.
14:5
又在犹大各城邑除掉丘坛和日像,那时国享太平。
He removed the high places and incense altars in every town in Judah, and the kingdom was at peace under him.
14:6
又在犹大建造了几座坚固城。国中太平数年,没有战争,因为耶和华赐他平安。
He built up the fortified cities of Judah, since the land was at peace. No one was at war with him during those years, for the Lord gave him rest.
14:7
他对犹大人说,我们要建造这些城邑,四围筑墙,盖楼,安门,作闩。地还属我们,是因寻求耶和华我们的神。我们既寻求他,他就赐我们四境平安。于是建造城邑,诸事亨通。
Let us build up these towns, he said to Judah, "and put walls around them, with towers, gates and bars. The land is still ours, because we have sought the Lord our God; we sought him and he has given us rest on every side." So they built and prospered.
14:8
亚撒的军兵,出自犹大拿盾牌拿枪的三十万人。出自便雅悯拿盾牌拉弓的二十八万人。这都是大能的勇士。
Asa had an army of three hundred thousand men from Judah, equipped with large shields and with spears, and two hundred and eighty thousand from Benjamin, armed with small shields and with bows. All these were brave fighting men.
14:9
有古实王谢拉率领军兵一百万,战车三百辆,出来攻击犹大人,到了玛利沙。
Zerah the Cushite marched out against them with a vast army and three hundred chariots, and came as far as Mareshah.
14:10
于是亚撒出去与他迎敌,就在玛利沙的洗法谷彼此摆阵。
Asa went out to meet him, and they took up battle positions in the Valley of Zephathah near Mareshah.
14:11
亚撒呼求耶和华他的神说,耶和华阿,惟有你能帮助软弱的,胜过强盛的。耶和华我们的神阿,求你帮助我们。因为我们仰赖你,奉你的名来攻击这大军。耶和华阿,你是我们的神,不要容人胜过你。
Then Asa called to the Lord his God and said, "Lord , there is no one like you to help the powerless against the mighty. Help us, O Lord our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this vast army. O Lord , you are our God; do not let man prevail against you."
14:12
于是耶和华使古实人败在亚撒和犹大人面前,古实人就逃跑了。
The Lord struck down the Cushites before Asa and Judah. The Cushites fled,
14:13
亚撒和跟随他的军兵追赶他们,直到基拉耳。古实人被杀的甚多,不能再强盛,因为败在耶和华与他军兵面前。犹大人就夺了许多财物,
and Asa and his army pursued them as far as Gerar. Such a great number of Cushites fell that they could not recover; they were crushed before the Lord and his forces. The men of Judah carried off a large amount of plunder.
14:14
又打破基拉耳四围的城邑。耶和华使其中的人都甚恐惧。犹大人又将所有的城掳掠一空,因其中的财物甚多,
They destroyed all the villages around Gerar, for the terror of the Lord had fallen upon them. They plundered all these villages, since there was much booty there.
14:15
又毁坏了群畜的圈,夺取许多的羊和骆驼,就回耶路撒冷去了。
They also attacked the camps of the herdsmen and carried off droves of sheep and goats and camels. Then they returned to Jerusalem.