Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at sacred-texts.com
2 Chronicles 14:1
ch2 14:1Quiet - There was no open war, but there were private hostilities between his and Baasha's subjects.
2 Chronicles 14:6
ch2 14:6The land had rest - Those have rest indeed, to whom God gives rest; peace indeed, to whom Christ gives peace. We find by experience, it is good to seek the Lord. While we pursue the world, we meet with nothing but vexation.
2 Chronicles 14:7
ch2 14:7Before us - In our power.
2 Chronicles 14:9
ch2 14:9Ethiopian - Or, the Arabian, as the Hebrew word Cush is commonly used: these being much nearer to Asa than the Ethiopians.
2 Chronicles 14:11
ch2 14:11Let not man prevail - If he prevails against us, he prevails, as it were, against thee; because thou art our God. And we rest on thee, and go forth in thy name, which thou hast encouraged us to do.
2 Chronicles 14:12
ch2 14:12Smote - With terror, and an unaccountable consternation.
2 Chronicles 14:14
ch2 14:14Smote the cities - because they had joined, with Zerah in this war.