The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
CH2 21:7 Howbeit the LORD would not destroy the house of David, because
of the covenant that he had made with David, and as he promised to give
a light to him and to his sons for ever.
CH2 21:8 In his days the Edomites revolted from under the dominion of
Judah, and made themselves a king.
CH2 21:9 Then Jehoram went forth with his princes, and all his chariots
with him: and he rose up by night, and smote the Edomites which
compassed him in, and the captains of the chariots.
CH2 21:10 So the Edomites revolted from under the hand of Judah unto
this day. The same time also did Libnah revolt from under his hand;
because he had forsaken the LORD God of his fathers.
King James Bible