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July 12


2 Chronicles 19:1-11
1. And Jehosaphat king of Juda returned to his house safe and sound to Jerusalem.
2. And Jehu the son of Hanani the sear, went out against him and said to king Jehosaphat: oughtest thou to help the wicked, and to love them that hate the LORD. In this verily is the wrath of the LORD upon thee.
3. Neverthelater there are good things found in thee, in that thou hast put away groves out of the land, and hast prepared thine heart to seek God.
4. And as Jehosaphat dwelt at Jerusalem, he went to again and went among the people from Bersabe to mount Ephraim, and brought them again unto the LORD God of their fathers.
5. And he set judges in the land, thorowout all the strong cities of Juda, city by city,
6. and said to the judges take heed what ye do: for ye be not judges in the law of man, but of GOD,(the LORDE) which is with you in the words of the law.
7. Wherefore let the fear of the LORD be with you, and take heed and do it. For there is no unrighteousness in the LORD our God nor regarding of persons, nor taking of rewards.
8. Moreover in Jerusalem did Jehosaphat set of the Levites and of the priests and of the ancient heads of Israel, over the customs of the LORD and causes of strife. And then they returned again to Jerusalem.
9. And he charged them saying: do even so in the fear of the LORD with truth and pure heart.
10. And whatsoever come to you of your brethren that dwell in their cities, between blood and blood, law, commandment, ordinances and customs: see that ye warn them, that they trespass not against the LORD, lest wrath come upon you and on your brethren. Thus do and ye shall not offend.
11. And see here Amariah the priest which is head over you in all matters of the LORD, and Zabadiah the son of Ismael a ruler in the house of Juda, he is over all causes concerning the king, with officers of the Levites before you. Take courage to you and go upon it, and the LORD shall be with the good.

2 Chronicles 20:1-37
1. After that came the children of Moab and the children of Ammon and with them the Ammonites against Jehosaphat to battle.
2. And there came that told Jeshosaphat saying: there cometh a great multitude against thee from the other side the sea out of Siria. And see they be in Hasason Thamar which is Engadi.
3. And Jehosaphat feared and set himself to seek the LORD, and proclaimed fasting thorowout all Juda.
4. And Juda gathered themselves together to ask counsel of the LORD. And thereto there came out of all the cities of Juda to seek the LORD.
5. And Jehosaphat stood in the congregation of Juda and Jerusalem in the house of the LORD before the new court
6. and said: LORD God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven, and reignest not thou on all the kingdoms of the heathen? And in thine hand is power and might, that no man can stand before thee.
7. Art not thou our God which didst cast out the inhabiters of this land before thy people Israel, and gavest it to the seed of Abraham thy lover for ever?
8. And they dwelt therein and have built thee a temple therein unto thy name, and said:
9. when evil cometh upon us, as the sword of judgement, pestilence or hunger: then if we stand before this house and before thee (for thy name is in this house) and shall cry unto thee in our tribulation, thou shalt hear and help.
10. And now behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir, by which thou wouldest not let Israel go, when they came out of Egypt: but they departed from them and destroyed them not.
11. And see, how they reward us, to come for to cast us out of thy possession which thou hast possessed us with all.
12. O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us. Neither wot we what to do: but our eyes be unto thee.
13. And as all Juda stood before the LORD with their young ones, their wives and their children:
14. the spirit of the LORD came upon Jahasiel the son of Zachariah the son of Banaiah the son of Jeiel the son of Mathaniah a Levite of the sons of Asaph, even as he was in the midst of the congregation.
15. And he said: hearken all Juda and the inhabiters of Jerusalem, and also king Jehosaphat. Thus sayeth the LORD unto you: be not afeard or faint hearted by reason of this great multitude. For the war is not yours, but God's.
16. And tomorrow ye shall go down to them: see, they come up at Zis, and ye shall meet them in the flags of the brook before the wilderness of Jeruel.
17. Moreover it belongeth not to you for to fight this quarrel: but step forth and stand and behold the help of the LORD which is with you: fear not, nor let your heart fail you, O ye of Juda and of Jerusalem. Tomorrow go out to them: for the LORD is with you.
18. And Jehosaphat bowed himself with his face to the city, and all Juda and the inhabiters of Jerusalem fell before the LORD, to bow themselves unto the LORD.
19. And the Levites and the children of the Cahathites and of the Corahites stood up, to praise the LORD God of Israel with a loud voice on high.
20. And so they arose early in the morning and gat them out unto the wilderness of Thekua. And as they went out Jehosaphat stood and said: hear me Juda and the inhabiters of Jerusalem. Believe in the LORD your God, and so shall ye continue: and believe his prophets and so shall ye prosper.
21. And he gave the people counsel, and set the singers of the LORD and them that praised in holy apparel, to go out before the army and to say: praise the LORD for his mercy lasteth ever.
22. And what time they began to laud and praise, then the LORD set layers await against the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir,
23. to destroy them utterly and to wipe them out. And when they had made an end of the inhabiters of Seir, then they holp to destroy each other.
24. And when Juda came to Mazphah in the wilderness, they looked unto the multitude. And behold, they were dead carcasses fallen to the earth, and none escaped.
25. And Jehosaphat and his people went to rob away the spoil of them and found among them abundance of goods and raiment and of pleasant Jewels, and caught from them more than they could carry away: so that they were three days in gathering of the spoil, it was so much.
26. And the fourth day they assembled in the valley of blessing, for there they blessed the LORD. And therefore they called the name of the said place the valley of blessing unto this day.
27. And so all the men of Juda and Jerusalem returned and Jehosaphat among the thickest of them, for to go again to Jerusalem with gladness: for the LORD had made them to rejoice of their enemies.
28. And they came to Jerusalem with psalteries and harps and trumpets, even unto the house of the LORD.
29. And the fear of God fell in the kingdoms of all lands, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel.
30. And so the realm of Jehosaphat was in tranquillity: for his God had given him rest on every side.
31. And Jehosaphat reigned upon Juda, and was thirty five year old when he began to reign, and reigned twenty five year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Asuba the daughter of Silhi.
32. And he walked in the way of Asa his father and bowed not therefrom, to do that was pleasant in the sight of the LORD.
33. How be it they put not down the hillaltars, neither did the people yet prepare their hearts unto the God of their fathers.
34. The rest of the acts of Jehosaphat first and last are written in the works of Jehu the son of Hanani, which noted them in the book of the kings of Israel.
35. After this Jehosaphat king of Juda joined himself with Ohoziah king of Israel, which was a wicked doer.
36. And he coupled himself with him, to make ships to go to Tharsis. And they made the ships in Azion Gaber.
37. And Elieser the son of Dodanah of Maresa prophesied against Jehosaphat: saying: because thou hast joined thyself with Ohoziah the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken that they were not able to go to Tharsis.

Psalms 82:1-8
1. A Psalm of Asaph God standeth in the congregation of the Gods,(goddes) and is a Judge among the Judges.
2. How long will ye give wrong judgement, and accept the persons of the ungodly? Selah.
3. Defend the poor and fatherless, see that such as be in need and necessity have right.
4. Deliver the outcast and poor, and save him from the hand of the ungodly.
5. Nevertheless, they will not be learned and understand, but walk on still in darkness: therefore must all the foundations of the land be moved.
6. I have said: ye are gods, ye all are the children of the most highest.(hyest)
7. But ye shall die like men, and fall like one of the tyrants.
8. Arise, O God, and judge thou the earth, for all the Heathen are thine by inheritance.

Proverbs 20:29-30
29. The strength of young men is their worship, and a grey head, is an honour unto the aged.
30. Wounds drive away evil, and so do stripes the inward parts of the body.

Acts 17:1-15
1. As they made their journey thorow Amphipolis, and Apolonia, they came to Thessalonica where was a synagogue of the jews.
2. (And) Paul as his manner was went in unto them, and three Sabbath days declared out of the scripture unto them,
3. opening and alleging that Christ must needs have suffered and risen again from death. And that this Jesus was Christ, whom (said he) I preach to you.
4. And some of them believed and came and companied with Paul and Silas. Also of the honorable greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women, not a few.
5. (But) The jews which believed not(stiffnecked jews) having indignation took unto them evil men which were vagabonds, and gathered a company, and set all the city on a roar, and made assault(pressed) unto the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
6. And(But) when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the heads of the city crying: These that trouble the world are come hither also,
7. which Jason hath received privily. And these all do contrary to the ordinations(elders) of Cesar, affirming(decrees of the Emperour, saying, that there is) another King, one Jesus.
8. And they troubled the people and the officers(rulers) of the city when they heard these things.
9. And when they were sufficiently answered(had received a sufficient answer) of Jason, and of the other they let them go.
10. (And) The brethren immediately sent away Paul, and Silas by night unto Berea.(Which) When they were come thither they entered(they came there, they went) into the Synagogue of the jews.
11. These were the noblest (of birth) among them of Thessalonia, which received the word with all diligence of mind,(marvelous willingly) and searched the scriptures daily whether those things were even so.
12. And many of them believed, and(also) of worshipful women which were greeks, and of men not a few.
13. When the jews of Thessalonia had knowledge that the word of God was preached of Paul at Berea, they came thither(there) and moved the people,
14. and then by and by the brethren sent away Paul to go unto(as it were to) the sea: but Silas and Timotheus abode there still.
15. (And) They that guided Paul brought him unto Athens, and received a commandment unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him at once.(in all haist) And came their way.