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And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

33:12 humbled himself greatly. Manasseh’s repentance and attempted restoration of true religion, while it may have resulted in his own personal salvation, was too little and too late as far as the people as a whole were concerned. His son Amon led them right back into paganism again and not even the later revivals sponsored by Josiah could permanently bring the people back to God.

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