2 Chronicles 6:29
New International Version
and when a prayer or plea is made by anyone among your people Israel—being aware of their afflictions and pains, and spreading out their hands toward this temple—

New Living Translation
and if your people Israel pray about their troubles or sorrow, raising their hands toward this Temple,

English Standard Version
whatever prayer, whatever plea is made by any man or by all your people Israel, each knowing his own affliction and his own sorrow and stretching out his hands toward this house,

Berean Standard Bible
then may whatever prayer or petition Your people Israel make—each knowing his own afflictions and spreading out his hands toward this temple—

King James Bible
Then what prayer or what supplication soever shall be made of any man, or of all thy people Israel, when every one shall know his own sore and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house:

New King James Version
whatever prayer, whatever supplication is made by anyone, or by all Your people Israel, when each one knows his own burden and his own grief, and spreads out his hands to this temple:

New American Standard Bible
whatever prayer or plea is made by anyone or by all Your people Israel, each knowing his own affliction and his own pain, and spreading his hands toward this house,

NASB 1995
whatever prayer or supplication is made by any man or by all Your people Israel, each knowing his own affliction and his own pain, and spreading his hands toward this house,

NASB 1977
whatever prayer or supplication is made by any man or by all Thy people Israel, each knowing his own affliction and his own pain, and spreading his hands toward this house,

Amplified Bible
then whatever prayer or request is made by any man or all of Your people Israel, each knowing his own suffering and his own pain, and stretching out his hands toward this house,

Christian Standard Bible
every prayer or petition that any person or that all your people Israel may have — they each know their own affliction and suffering — as they spread out their hands toward this temple,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
whatever prayer or petition anyone from your people Israel might have— each man knowing his own affliction and suffering, and spreading out his hands toward this temple—

American Standard Version
what prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, who shall know every man his own plague and his own sorrow, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
All the prayer and begging that all children of men have with all your people Israel, who endure, each man, the sorrow of his heart, and will come and will spread his hands in this house

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then whatever prayer and whatever supplication shall be made by any man and all thy people Israel, if a man should know his own plague and his own sickness, and should spread forth his hands toward this house;

Contemporary English Version
Please listen when anyone in Israel truly feels sorry and sincerely prays with arms lifted toward your temple.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then if any of thy people Israel, knowing his own scourge and infirmity shall pray, and shall spread forth his hands in this house,

Good News Translation
listen to their prayers. If any of your people Israel, out of heartfelt sorrow, stretch out their hands in prayer toward this Temple,

International Standard Version
whatever prayer or request is made, no matter whether it's made by a single man or by all of your people Israel, each praying out of his own illness and anguish and stretching out their hands toward this Temple,

JPS Tanakh 1917
what prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all Thy people Israel, who shall know every man his own plague and his own pain, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house;

Literal Standard Version
any prayer, any supplication that is for any man, and for all Your people Israel, when they each know his own plague, and his own pain, and he has spread out his hands toward this house—

New American Bible
whatever prayer of petition any may make, any of your people Israel, who know affliction and pain and stretch out their hands toward this house,

NET Bible
When all your people Israel pray and ask for help, as they acknowledge their intense pain and spread out their hands toward this temple,

New Revised Standard Version
whatever prayer, whatever plea from any individual or from all your people Israel, all knowing their own suffering and their own sorrows so that they stretch out their hands toward this house;

New Heart English Bible
whatever prayer and petition be made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall know every man his own plague and his own sorrow, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house:

World English Bible
whatever prayer and supplication be made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall know every man his own plague and his own sorrow, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house:

Young's Literal Translation
any prayer, any supplication that is for any man, and for all Thy people Israel, when they know each his own plague, and his own pain, and he hath spread out his hands towards this house:

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
28When famine or plague comes upon the land, or blight or mildew or locusts or grasshoppers, or when their enemies besiege them in their cities, whatever plague or sickness may come, 29then may whatever prayer or petition Your people Israel make each knowing his own afflictions and spreading out his hands toward this temple— 30be heard by You from heaven, Your dwelling place. And may You forgive and repay each man according to all his ways, since You know his heart—for You alone know the hearts of men—…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 6:28
When famine or plague comes upon the land, or blight or mildew or locusts or grasshoppers, or when their enemies besiege them in their cities, whatever plague or sickness may come,

2 Chronicles 6:30
be heard by You from heaven, Your dwelling place. And may You forgive and repay each man according to all his ways, since You know his heart--for You alone know the hearts of men--


Treasury of Scripture

Then what prayer or what supplication soever shall be made of any man, or of all your people Israel, when every one shall know his own sore and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house:

what prayer

Psalm 33:12,13
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance…

Psalm 50:15
And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Psalm 91:15
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

know

Psalm 32:2-6
Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile…

Psalm 142:1,2
Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave. I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication…

Proverbs 14:10
The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.

spread forth

2 Chronicles 6:12,13
And he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands: …

Isaiah 1:15
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

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(29) When.--Or if, as in LXX. Hebrew, 'asher. (See Note on 2Chronicles 6:24.)

His own sore (plague) and his own grief.--Kings, "the plague of his own heart." So Syriac and Arabic. The phrase of the chronicler looks like a gloss on this.

In this house.--The margin is right.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

prayer
תְּפִלָּ֣ה (tə·p̄il·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8605: Intercession, supplication, a hymn

or petition
תְּחִנָּ֗ה (tə·ḥin·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8467: Favor, supplication for favor

Your people
עַמְּךָ֣ (‘am·mə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

make—
יִהְיֶה֙ (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

each
אִ֤ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

knowing
יֵדְע֗וּ (yê·ḏə·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3045: To know

his own
נִגְעוֹ֙ (niḡ·‘ōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5061: Mark -- a blow, a spot

afflictions
וּמַכְאֹב֔וֹ (ū·maḵ·’ō·ḇōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4341: Anguish, affliction

and spreading out
וּפָרַ֥שׂ (ū·p̄ā·raś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6566: To break apart, disperse

his hands
כַּפָּ֖יו (kap·pāw)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3709: Hollow or flat of the hand, palm, sole (of the foot), a pan

toward
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

this
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

house—
הַבַּ֥יִת (hab·ba·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house


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