2 Chronicles 13

Abijah trusts the Lord in battle against the Northern Kingdom and God gives the victory.

  • The expression “a covenant of salt” (v. 5) is based on the fact that salt was used to preserve food. Thus, “a covenant of salt” meant an enduring, continuing covenant (cf. Num 18:19).
  • Note in verses 8–12 Abijah’s outlook and dependence.
  • What was the reason why Judah conquered and subdued Israel?