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fortieth year of his reign.
CH2 16:14 And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made
for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was
filled with sweet odours and divers kinds of spices prepared by the
apothecaries' art: and they made a very great burning for him.
CH2 17:1 And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened
himself against Israel.
CH2 17:2 And he placed forces in all the fenced cities of Judah, and
set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which
Asa his father had taken.
CH2 17:3 And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the
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