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of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus, saying,
CH2 16:3 There is a league between me and thee, as there was between my
father and thy father: behold, I have sent thee silver and gold; go,
break thy league with Baasha king of Israel, that he may depart from me.
CH2 16:4 And Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of
his armies against the cities of Israel; and they smote Ijon, and Dan,
and Abelmaim, and all the store cities of Naphtali.
CH2 16:5 And it came to pass, when Baasha heard it, that he left off
building of Ramah, and let his work cease.
CH2 16:6 Then Asa the king took all Judah; and they carried away the
stones of Ramah, and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha was building;
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