2 Kings 12:16
New International Version
The money from the guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the temple of the LORD; it belonged to the priests.

New Living Translation
However, the money that was contributed for guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the LORD's Temple. It was given to the priests for their own use.

English Standard Version
The money from the guilt offerings and the money from the sin offerings was not brought into the house of the LORD; it belonged to the priests.

Berean Study Bible
The money from the guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the house of the LORD; it belonged to the priests.

New American Standard Bible
The money from the guilt offerings and the money from the sin offerings was not brought into the house of the LORD; it was for the priests.

King James Bible
The trespass money and sin money was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

Christian Standard Bible
The silver from the guilt offering and the sin offering was not brought to the LORD's temple since it belonged to the priests.

Contemporary English Version
The fines that had to be paid along with the sacrifices to make things right and the sacrifices for sin did not go to the temple. This money belonged only to the priests.

Good News Translation
The money given for the repayment offerings and for the offerings for sin was not deposited in the box; it belonged to the priests.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The money from the restitution offering and the sin offering was not brought to the LORD's temple since it belonged to the priests.

International Standard Version
The money from the guilt offerings and from the sin offerings was not brought into the LORD's Temple, because it was allocated to the priests.

NET Bible
(The silver collected in conjunction with reparation offerings and sin offerings was not brought to the LORD's temple; it belonged to the priests.)

New Heart English Bible
The money for the trespass offerings, and the money for the sin offerings, was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The money from the guilt offerings and the offerings for sin was not brought into the LORD's temple. It belonged to the priests.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The forfeit money, and the sin money, was not brought into the house of the LORD; it was the priests.

New American Standard 1977
The money from the guilt offerings and the money from the sin offerings, was not brought into the house of the LORD; it was for the priests.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The guilt money and sin money was not brought into the house of the LORD, for it was the priests'.

King James 2000 Bible
The trespass offering money and sin offering money was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

American King James Version
The trespass money and sin money was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

American Standard Version
The money for the trespass-offerings, and the money for the sin-offerings, was not brought into the house of Jehovah: it was the priests .

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Money for a sin-offering, and money for a trespass-offering, whatever happened to be brought into the house of the Lord, went to the priests.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the money for trespass, and the money for sine, they brought not into the temple of the Lord, because it was for the priests.

Darby Bible Translation
The money of trespass-offerings, and the money of sin-offerings, was not brought into the house of Jehovah: it was for the priests.

English Revised Version
The money for the guilt offerings, and the money for the sin offerings, was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

Webster's Bible Translation
The trespass-money and sin-money was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

World English Bible
The money for the trespass offerings, and the money for the sin offerings, was not brought into the house of Yahweh: it was the priests'.

Young's Literal Translation
The money of a trespass-offering, and the money of sin-offerings is not brought in to the house of Jehovah -- for the priests it is.
Study Bible
Joash Repairs the Temple
15No accounting was required from the men who received the money to pay the workmen, because they acted with fidelity. 16The money from the guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the house of the LORD; it belonged to the priests.
Cross References
Leviticus 4:24
He is to lay his hand on the head of the goat and slaughter it at the place where the burnt offering is slaughtered before the LORD. It is a sin offering.

Leviticus 4:29
He shall lay his hand on the head of the sin offering and slaughter it at the place of the burnt offering.

Leviticus 5:15
"If someone acts unfaithfully and sins unintentionally against any of the LORD's holy things, he must bring his guilt offering to the LORD: an unblemished ram from the flock, of proper value in silver shekels according to the sanctuary shekel; it is a guilt offering.

Leviticus 7:7
The guilt offering is like the sin offering; the same law applies to both. It belongs to the priest who makes atonement with it.

Numbers 18:19
All the holy offerings that the Israelites present to the LORD I give to you and to your sons and daughters as a permanent statute. It is a permanent covenant of salt before the LORD for you and your offspring."

Treasury of Scripture

The trespass money and sin money was not brought into the house of the LORD: it was the priests'.

trespass money

Leviticus 5:15-18
If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his trespass unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering: …

Leviticus 7:7
As the sin offering is, so is the trespass offering: there is one law for them: the priest that maketh atonement therewith shall have it.

Numbers 5:8-10
But if the man have no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass be recompensed unto the LORD, even to the priest; beside the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be made for him…







Lexicon
The money
כֶּ֤סֶף (ke·sep̄)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3701: Silver, money

from the guilt offerings
אָשָׁם֙ (’ā·šām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 817: Guilt, a fault, a sin-offering

and sin offerings
חַטָּא֔וֹת (ḥaṭ·ṭā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2399: A crime, its penalty

was not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

brought
יוּבָ֖א (yū·ḇā)
Verb - Hofal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

into the house
בֵּ֣ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

of the LORD;
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

it belonged to
יִהְיֽוּ׃ (yih·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

the priests.
לַכֹּהֲנִ֖ים (lak·kō·hă·nîm)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest
(16) The.--The definite article should be omitted.

Trespass money and sin money.--See Lev. V. 15-18; Numbers 5:8; Leviticus 6:26-29.

Was not brought.--Was not wont to be brought i.e., put into the chest for the restoration fund.

It was the priests'.--Literally to the priests they (these moneys) used to fall, or continued to accrue. The general sense is that the priests were not deprived of their lawful revenues by the new arrangement. They received their ancient dues from the trespass and sin offerings. The change initiated by Jehoash consisted in this, that henceforth gifts intended for the sanctuary itself were kept apart from the gifts intended for the priesthood.

Verse 16. - The trespass money. When a man had injured another, he was bound by the Law to make compensation to the injured party at the valuation of the priest, with the addition of one-fifth more than the value (Leviticus 6:2-6; Numbers 5:6-8). The compensation was, primarily, to be made to the man himself; secondarily, if he were dead, to his nearest kinsman; finally, if he had left no kinsman, to the priest. And sin money. According to the Law, the priest was entitled to no money with a sin offering; but it seems to have become customary to make the priest who offered it a voluntary gift, to compensate him for his trouble. Such free gifts the priest was by the Law (Numbers 5:10) entitled to receive. Was not brought into the house of the Lord - i.e. it was not deposited in the chest, or applied to the repairs, but - it was the priests'. 12:1-16 It is a great mercy to young people, especially to all young men of rank, like Jehoash, to have those about them who will instruct them to do what is right in the sight of the Lord; and they do wisely and well for themselves, when willing to be counselled and ruled. The temple was out of repair; Jehoash orders the repair of the temple. The king was zealous. God requires those who have power, to use it for the support of religion, the redress of grievances, and repairing of decays. The king employed the priests to manage, as most likely to be hearty in the work. But nothing was done effectually till the twenty-third year of his reign. Another method was therefore taken. When public distributions are made faithfully, public contributions will be made cheerfully. While they were getting all they could for the repair of the temple, they did not break in upon the stated maintenance of the priests. Let not the servants of the temple be starved, under colour of repairing the breaches of it. Those that were intrusted did the business carefully and faithfully. They did not lay it out in ornaments for the temple, till the other work was completed; hence we may learn, in all our expenses, to prefer that which is most needful, and, in dealing for the public, to deal as we would for ourselves.
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