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and the statutes and the ordinances by the hand of Moses.
CH2 33:9 So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to
err, and to do worse than the heathen, whom the LORD had destroyed
before the children of Israel.
CH2 33:10 And the LORD spake to Manasseh, and to his people: but they
would not hearken.
CH2 33:11 Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the host
of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound
him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon.
CH2 33:12 And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God,
and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
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