2 Chronicles 30:4
New International Version
The plan seemed right both to the king and to the whole assembly.

New Living Translation
This plan for keeping the Passover seemed right to the king and all the people.

English Standard Version
and the plan seemed right to the king and all the assembly.

Berean Study Bible
This proposal pleased the king and the whole assembly.

King James Bible
And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation.

New King James Version
And the matter pleased the king and all the assembly.

New American Standard Bible
So the decision was right in the sight of the king and all the assembly.

NASB 1995
Thus the thing was right in the sight of the king and all the assembly.

NASB 1977
Thus the thing was right in the sight of the king and all the assembly.

Amplified Bible
Thus the [decision to set a] new time pleased the king and the entire assembly.

Christian Standard Bible
The proposal pleased the king and the congregation,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The proposal pleased the king and the congregation,

American Standard Version
And the thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the assembly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the matter was beautiful in the eyes of the King and in the eyes of all the people of Israel.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the proposal pleased the king and the congregation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the thing pleased the king, and all the people.

English Revised Version
And the thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the congregation.

Good News Translation
The king and the people were pleased with their plan,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king and the whole assembly considered their plan to be the right thing to do.

International Standard Version
This decision seemed to be a good one in the opinion of the king and of the entire assembly,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the congregation.

Literal Standard Version
And the thing is right in the eyes of the king, and in the eyes of all the assembly,

NET Bible
The proposal seemed appropriate to the king and the entire assembly.

New Heart English Bible
The thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the assembly.

World English Bible
The thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the assembly.

Young's Literal Translation
And the thing is right in the eyes of the king, and in the eyes of all the assembly,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hezekiah Proclaims a Passover
3since they had been unable to observe it at the regular time, because not enough priests had consecrated themselves and the people had not been gathered in Jerusalem. 4This proposal pleased the king and the whole assembly. 5So they established a decree to circulate a proclamation throughout Israel, from Beersheba to Dan, that the people should come to keep the Passover of the LORD, the God of Israel, in Jerusalem. For they had not observed it as a nation as prescribed.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 30:3
since they had been unable to observe it at the regular time, because not enough priests had consecrated themselves and the people had not been gathered in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 30:5
So they established a decree to circulate a proclamation throughout Israel, from Beersheba to Dan, that the people should come to keep the Passover of the LORD, the God of Israel, in Jerusalem. For they had not observed it as a nation as prescribed.


Treasury of Scripture

And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation.

1 Chronicles 13:4
And all the congregation said that they would do so: for the thing was right in the eyes of all the people.









(4) The thing pleased.--The matter (or proposal) was right in the eyes of the king--i.e., the proposal to keep the Passover in the second month, and to invite the northern tribes.

Verse 4. - This verse betokens the careful consideration on the part of "king, princes, and all the congregation," that had been given to the distinct question, whether the exact present circumstances legitimately fell under the description of Numbers 9:6-13; and the issue was that they decided that they did, they "ruled the thing right" (וַיִּישַׁר הַדָבָר)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The proposal
הַדָּבָ֖ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

pleased
וַיִּישַׁ֥ר (way·yî·šar)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3474: To be straight, even, to be, right, pleasant, prosperous

the king
הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

and
וּבְעֵינֵ֖י (ū·ḇə·‘ê·nê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the assembly.
הַקָּהָֽל׃ (haq·qā·hāl)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6951: Assembly, convocation, congregation


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