2 Chronicles 30:23
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New International Version
The whole assembly then agreed to celebrate the festival seven more days; so for another seven days they celebrated joyfully.

New Living Translation
The entire assembly then decided to continue the festival another seven days, so they celebrated joyfully for another week.

English Standard Version
Then the whole assembly agreed together to keep the feast for another seven days. So they kept it for another seven days with gladness.

New American Standard Bible
Then the whole assembly decided to celebrate the feast another seven days, so they celebrated the seven days with joy.

King James Bible
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The whole congregation decided to observe seven more days, so they observed seven days with joy,

International Standard Version
After this, the whole assembly agreed to celebrate for another seven days, and so they did—and they were very happy to do so!

NET Bible
The entire assembly then decided to celebrate for seven more days; so they joyfully celebrated for seven more days.

New Heart English Bible
The whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days; and they kept another seven days with gladness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the whole assembly decided to celebrate the festival for seven more days. So they joyfully celebrated for seven more days.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the whole congregation took counsel to keep other seven days; and they kept other seven days with gladness.

New American Standard 1977
Then the whole assembly decided to celebrate the feast another seven days, so they celebrated the seven days with joy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep another seven days, and they kept another seven days with gladness.

King James 2000 Bible
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep another seven days: and they kept another seven days with gladness.

American King James Version
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

American Standard Version
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days; and they kept other'seven days with gladness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it pleased the whole multitude to keep other seven days: which they did with great joy.

Darby Bible Translation
And the whole congregation took counsel to observe other seven days; and they observed the seven days with gladness.

English Revised Version
And the whole congregation took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

World English Bible
The whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days; and they kept [other] seven days with gladness.

Young's Literal Translation
And all the assembly take counsel to keep other seven days, and they keep seven days with joy;
Study Bible
Hezekiah Celebrates the Passover
22Then Hezekiah spoke encouragingly to all the Levites who showed good insight in the things of the LORD. So they ate for the appointed seven days, sacrificing peace offerings and giving thanks to the LORD God of their fathers. 23Then the whole assembly decided to celebrate the feast another seven days, so they celebrated the seven days with joy. 24For Hezekiah king of Judah had contributed to the assembly 1,000 bulls and 7,000 sheep, and the princes had contributed to the assembly 1,000 bulls and 10,000 sheep; and a large number of priests consecrated themselves.…
Cross References
1 Kings 8:65
So Solomon observed the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and seven more days, even fourteen days.

2 Chronicles 30:24
For Hezekiah king of Judah had contributed to the assembly 1,000 bulls and 7,000 sheep, and the princes had contributed to the assembly 1,000 bulls and 10,000 sheep; and a large number of priests consecrated themselves.
Treasury of Scripture

And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

took counsel

2 Chronicles 30:2 For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the congregation …

to keep They did not observe other seven days of unleavened bread, but offered sacrifices with praise and thanksgiving, and feasting, other seven days; and, as the people in general, and especially those who came out of the kingdom of Israel, would be unprepared for this additional expense, both Hezekiah and his princes liberally supplied them with cattle for sacrifices.

2 Chronicles 7:9 And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept …

1 Kings 8:65 And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a …

(23) Took counsel.--Determined, the result of taking counsel (2Chronicles 30:2).

To keep.--Literally, to do or make.

Other seven days.--As a prolongation of the festivities. (Comp. 2Chronicles 7:9.)

With gladness.--Simh?h, an adverbial accusative. But some Hebrew MSS. express the with, as in 2Chronicles 7:10. The chronicler is fond of dwelling upon the joy of the ancient festivals, as though he would suggest greater whole-heartedness and magnificence to the people and princes of his own day.

Verse 23. - This and the following verso should read as one. Hezekiah no doubt wished, by prolonging the feast and the joy, to make the more lasting impression on the people and the more hopeful conversion of them. And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days,.... They consulted among themselves, and with the king and his nobles about it, who all agreed to it:

and they kept other seven days with gladness; not altogether in the same manner they had kept the preceding seven days; they did not slay and eat passover lambs, nor did they eat unleavened bread, but offered peace offerings, and feasted upon them; and sung the praises of God, and attended to the instructions of the priests and Levites, being in a very agreeable frame of mind for religious exercises. 30:21-27 Many prayers were put up to God with the peace-offerings. In these Israel looked to God as the God of their fathers, a God in covenant with them. There was also abundance of good preaching. The Levites read and explained the Scriptures. Faith cometh by hearing, and true religion preaching has abounded. They sang psalms every day: praising God should be much of our work in religious assemblies. Having kept the seven days of the feast in this religious manner, they had so much comfort in it, that they kept other seven days also. This they did with gladness. Holy duties should be done with holy gladness. And when sinners humble themselves before the Lord, they may expect gladness in his ordinances. Those who taste this happiness will not soon grow weary of it, but will be glad to prolong their enjoyment.
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