2 Chronicles 13:11
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New International Version
Every morning and evening they present burnt offerings and fragrant incense to the LORD. They set out the bread on the ceremonially clean table and light the lamps on the gold lampstand every evening. We are observing the requirements of the LORD our God. But you have forsaken him.

King James Bible
And they burn unto the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have forsaken him.

Darby Bible Translation
and they burn to Jehovah every morning and every evening burnt-offerings and sweet incense; the loaves also are set in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with its lamps to burn every evening: for *we* keep the charge of Jehovah our God; but *ye* have forsaken him.

World English Bible
and they burn to Yahweh every morning and every evening burnt offerings and sweet incense: the show bread also [set they] in order on the pure table; and the lampstand of gold with its lamps, to burn every evening: for we keep the instruction of Yahweh our God; but you have forsaken him.

Young's Literal Translation
and are making perfume to Jehovah, burnt-offerings morning by morning, and evening by evening, and perfume of spices, and the arrangement of bread is on the pure table, and the candlestick of gold, and its lamps, to burn evening by evening, for we are keeping the charge of Jehovah our God, and ye -- ye have forsaken Him.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord is our God - We have not abandoned the Lord; and we still serve him according to his own law.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they burn

2 Chronicles 2:4 Behold, I build an house to the name of the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him sweet incense...

Exodus 29:38 Now this is that which you shall offer on the altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually.

sweet incense

Exodus 30:1-10 And you shall make an altar to burn incense on: of shittim wood shall you make it...

Leviticus 2:1-3 And when any will offer a meat offering to the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil on it...

Numbers 16:6,46 This do; Take you censers, Korah, and all his company...

Luke 1:9 According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord.

Revelation 8:3,4 And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given to him much incense...

shewbread

Exodus 25:30 And you shall set on the table show bread before me always.

Leviticus 24:5-9 And you shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake...

the candlestick

Exodus 25:31-39 And you shall make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls...

Exodus 27:20,21 And you shall command the children of Israel, that they bring you pure oil olive beaten for the light...

Leviticus 24:2-4 Command the children of Israel, that they bring to you pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually...

we keep

Genesis 26:5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Numbers 9:19 And when the cloud tarried long on the tabernacle many days, then the children of Israel kept the charge of the LORD...

Ezekiel 44:8,15 And you have not kept the charge of my holy things: but you have set keepers of my charge in my sanctuary for yourselves...

Ezekiel 48:11 It shall be for the priests that are sanctified of the sons of Zadok; which have kept my charge...

Library
The Secret of victory
'The children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the Lord God of their fathers.'--2 CHRON. xiii. 18. These words are the summing-up of the story of a strange old-world battle between Jeroboam, the adventurer who rent the kingdom, and Abijah, the son of the foolish Rehoboam, whose unseasonable blustering had played into the usurper's hands. The son was a wiser and better man than his father. It is characteristic of the ancient world, that before battle was joined Abijah made a long speech
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Jeroboam
Placed on the throne by the ten tribes of Israel who had rebelled against the house of David, Jeroboam, the former servant of Solomon, was in a position to bring about wise reforms in both civil and religious affairs. Under the rulership of Solomon he had shown aptitude and sound judgment; and the knowledge he had gained during years of faithful service fitted him to rule with discretion. But Jeroboam failed to make God his trust. Jeroboam's greatest fear was that at some future time the hearts of
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Exodus 25:30
Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.

Exodus 27:21
In the tent of meeting, outside the curtain that shields the ark of the covenant law, Aaron and his sons are to keep the lamps burning before the LORD from evening till morning. This is to be a lasting ordinance among the Israelites for the generations to come.

Exodus 29:38
"This is what you are to offer on the altar regularly each day: two lambs a year old.

Leviticus 24:5
"Take the finest flour and bake twelve loaves of bread, using two-tenths of an ephah for each loaf.

2 Chronicles 2:4
Now I am about to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God and to dedicate it to him for burning fragrant incense before him, for setting out the consecrated bread regularly, and for making burnt offerings every morning and evening and on the Sabbaths, at the New Moons and at the appointed festivals of the LORD our God. This is a lasting ordinance for Israel.

2 Chronicles 13:10
"As for us, the LORD is our God, and we have not forsaken him. The priests who serve the LORD are sons of Aaron, and the Levites assist them.

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