2 Chronicles 24:8
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New International Version
At the king's command, a chest was made and placed outside, at the gate of the temple of the LORD.

New Living Translation
So now the king ordered a chest to be made and set outside the gate leading to the Temple of the LORD.

English Standard Version
So the king commanded, and they made a chest and set it outside the gate of the house of the LORD.

New American Standard Bible
So the king commanded, and they made a chest and set it outside by the gate of the house of the LORD.

King James Bible
And at the king's commandment they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At the king's command a chest was made and placed outside the gate of the LORD's temple.

International Standard Version
the king issued an order and a chest was made and set outside the entrance gate to the LORD's Temple.

NET Bible
The king ordered a chest to be made and placed outside the gate of the LORD's temple.

New Heart English Bible
So the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it outside at the gate of the house of the LORD.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king issued an order, and they made a box and placed it outside the gate of the LORD's temple.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

New American Standard 1977
So the king commanded, and they made a chest and set it outside by the gate of the house of the LORD.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And at the king's commandment they made an ark and set it outside at the gate of the house of the LORD.

King James 2000 Bible
And at the king's commandment they made a chest, and set it outside at the gate of the house of the LORD.

American King James Version
And at the king's commandment they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

American Standard Version
So the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of Jehovah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the king commanded, and they made a chest: and set it by the gate of the house of the Lord on the outside.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it at the gate of the house of Jehovah without,

English Revised Version
So the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And at the king's commandment they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

World English Bible
So the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it outside at the gate of the house of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king speaketh, and they make one chest, and put it at the gate of the house of Jehovah without,
Study Bible
Joash Orders Repair of the Temple
7For the sons of the wicked Athaliah had broken into the house of God and even used the holy things of the house of the LORD for the Baals. 8So the king commanded, and they made a chest and set it outside by the gate of the house of the LORD. 9They made a proclamation in Judah and Jerusalem to bring to the LORD the levy fixed by Moses the servant of God on Israel in the wilderness.…
Cross References
2 Kings 12:9
But Jehoiada the priest took a chest and bored a hole in its lid and put it beside the altar, on the right side as one comes into the house of the LORD; and the priests who guarded the threshold put in it all the money which was brought into the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 24:9
They made a proclamation in Judah and Jerusalem to bring to the LORD the levy fixed by Moses the servant of God on Israel in the wilderness.
Treasury of Scripture

And at the king's commandment they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

at the king's

2 Kings 12:8,9 And the priests consented to receive no more money of the people, …

Mark 12:41 And Jesus sat over against the treasury, and beheld how the people …

(8) And at the king's commandment they made.--Literally, And the king said (commanded), and they made. (Comp. 2Kings 12:9 : "And Jehoiada the priest took a chest, and bored a hole in its lid;" details characteristic of a more original account.)

And set it without--i.e., outside of the Temple proper. The chest stood in the court, just inside the gate.

Verse 8. - A chest; Hebrew, אֲרון אֶחָד, "one chest." This is more accurately described in ver. 9 of the parallel. Without at the gate of the house of the Lord; i.e. in the court opposite the porch, and, as we learn from the parallel, by the side of the altar of burnt offering. Now, not the priests generally, but simply those who kept the door (probably the north door, Ezekiel 11:35), receiving the contributions of the people at their hands, into their own hands deposited them in the one chest. And at the king's commandment they made a chest,.... See Gill on 2 Kings 12:9. 24:1-14 Joash is more zealous about the repair of the temple than Jehoiada himself. It is easier to build temples, than to be temples to God. But the repairing of places for public worship is a good work, which all should promote. And many a good work would be done that now lies undone, if active men would put it forward.
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