Then in the third year of his reign he sent his officials, Ben-hail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethanel, and Micaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah;
and with them the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them the priests Elishama and Jehoram.
They taught in Judah, having
the Book of the Law of the LORD with them; and they went throughout the cities of Judah and taught among the people.
Now the dread of the LORD was on all the kingdoms of the lands which were
around Judah, so that they did not make war against Jehoshaphat.
Some of the Philistines brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat; the Arabians also brought him flocks, 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats.
So Jehoshaphat grew greater and greater, and he built fortresses and storage cities in Judah.
He had large supplies in the cities of Judah, and warriors, valiant mighty men, in Jerusalem.
This was their muster according to their fathers’ households: of Judah, commanders of thousands, Adnah was
the commander, and with him three hundred thousand valiant warriors;
and next to him was
Johanan the commander, and with him 280,000;