The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, according to the
houses of their fathers, throughout all Judah and Benjamin: and he
numbered them from twenty years old and above, and found them three
hundred thousand choice men, able to go forth to war, that could handle
spear and shield.
CH2 25:6 He hired also an hundred thousand mighty men of valour out of
Israel for an hundred talents of silver.
CH2 25:7 But there came a man of God to him, saying, O king, let not
the army of Israel go with thee; for the LORD is not with Israel, to
wit, with all the children of Ephraim.
CH2 25:8 But if thou wilt go, do it; be strong for the battle: God
King James Bible