2 Kings 10:20
New International Version
Jehu said, "Call an assembly in honor of Baal." So they proclaimed it.

New Living Translation
Then Jehu ordered, “Prepare a solemn assembly to worship Baal!” So they did.

English Standard Version
And Jehu ordered, “Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal.” So they proclaimed it.

Berean Study Bible
And Jehu commanded, “Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal.” So they called one.

New American Standard Bible
And Jehu said, "Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal." And they proclaimed it.

New King James Version
And Jehu said, “Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal.” So they proclaimed it.

King James Bible
And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

Christian Standard Bible
Jehu commanded, "Consecrate a solemn assembly for Baal." So they called one.

Contemporary English Version
He said, "Announce a day of worship for Baal!" After the day had been announced,

Good News Translation
Then Jehu ordered, "Proclaim a day of worship in honor of Baal!" The proclamation was made,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jehu commanded, "Consecrate a solemn assembly for Baal." So they called one.

International Standard Version
Jehu ordered, "Set aside a solemn assembly for Baal!" And so they proclaimed it.

NET Bible
Then Jehu ordered, "Make arrangements for a celebration for Baal." So they announced it.

New Heart English Bible
Jehu said, "Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal." They proclaimed it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jehu said, "Call a holy assembly to honor Baal." So they did.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Jehu said: 'Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal.' And they proclaimed it.

New American Standard 1977
And Jehu said, “Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal.” And they proclaimed it.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jehu said, Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

American King James Version
And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

American Standard Version
And Jehu said, Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Ju said, Sanctify a solemn festival to Baal, and they made a proclamation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Proclaim a festival for Baal. And he called,

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehu said, Hallow a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed [it].

English Revised Version
And Jehu said, Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

World English Bible
Jehu said, "Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal!" They proclaimed it.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehu saith, 'Sanctify a restraint for Baal;' and they proclaim it.
Study Bible
Jehu Kills the Priests of Baal
19Now, therefore, summon to me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests. See that no one is missing, for I have a great sacrifice for Baal. Whoever is missing will not live.” But Jehu was acting deceptively in order to destroy the servants of Baal. 20And Jehu commanded, “Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal.” So they called one. 21Then Jehu sent word throughout Israel, and all the servants of Baal came; there was not a man who failed to show up. They entered the temple of Baal, and it was filled from end to end.…
Cross References
Exodus 32:4
He took the gold from their hands, and with an engraving tool he fashioned it into a molten calf. And they said, "O Israel, these are your gods, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt!"

Joel 1:14
Consecrate a fast; proclaim a solemn assembly! Gather the elders and all the residents of the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD.

Joel 2:15
Blow the trumpet in Zion, consecrate a fast, proclaim a sacred assembly.

Treasury of Scripture

And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.

Proclaim [heb] Sanctify

1 Kings 18:19,20
Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which eat at Jezebel's table…

1 Kings 21:12
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.

Joel 1:14
Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD,







Lexicon
And Jehu
יֵה֗וּא (yê·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3058: Jehu -- 'the LORD is He', the name of several Israelites

commanded,
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Proclaim
קַדְּשׁ֧וּ (qad·də·šū)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6942: To be set apart or consecrated

a solemn assembly
עֲצָרָ֛ה (‘ă·ṣā·rāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6116: An assembly, on a, festival, holiday

for Baal.”
לַבַּ֖עַל (lab·ba·‘al)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1168: Baal -- a heathen god

So they called one.
וַיִּקְרָֽאוּ׃ (way·yiq·rā·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read
(20) Proclaim a solemn assembly.--Rather, Sanctify a solemn meeting (Isaiah 1:13). Every person who wished to attend would have to "sanctify," or purify, himself in due form.

They proclaimed--i.e., gave notice of the festival by criers "through all Israel" (2Kings 10:21).

Verse 20. - And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. The word translated "solemn assembly" is the same which is applied to the great feasts of Jehovah among the Israelites in Leviticus 23:36; Numbers 29:35; Deuteronomy 16:8; 2 Chronicles 7:9; Nehemiah 8:18; Isaiah 1:13; Joel 1:14; Joel 2:15; and Amos 5:21. Originally, it signified a time of repression, or abstention from worldly business; but it had probably grown to mean a day when worldly business was suspended for the sake of a religious gathering. Such gatherings had no doubt been held from time to time in honor of Baal; and Jehu's proclamation consequently excited no distrust. And they proclaimed it. No opposition was made to the king's wish. No Jehovist party showed itself. The "solemn assembly" was proclaimed for some day in the near future, when all the people had been apprised of it. 10:15-28 Is thine heart right? This is a question we should often put to ourselves. I make a fair profession, have gained a reputation among men, but, is my heart right? Am I sincere with God? Jehonadab owned Jehu in the work, both of revenge and of reformation. An upright heart approves itself to God, and seeks no more than his acceptance; but if we aim at the applause of men, we are upon a false foundation. Whether Jehu looked any further we cannot judge. The law of God was express, that idolaters were to be put to death. Thus idolatry was abolished for the present out of Israel. May we desire that it be rooted out of our hearts.
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