Context12Then Solomon offered burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD which he had built before the porch; 13and did so according to the daily rule, offering them up according to the commandment of Moses, for the sabbaths, the new moons and the three annual feaststhe Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Booths.
14Now according to the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering before the priests according to the daily rule, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for David the man of God had so commanded. 15And they did not depart from the commandment of the king to the priests and Levites in any manner or concerning the storehouses.
16Thus all the work of Solomon was carried out from the day of the foundation of the house of the LORD, and until it was finished. So the house of the LORD was completed.
17Then Solomon went to Ezion-geber and to Eloth on the seashore in the land of Edom. 18And Huram by his servants sent him ships and servants who knew the sea; and they went with Solomons servants to Ophir, and took from there four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought them to King Solomon.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Then Solomon offered burnt-offerings unto Jehovah on the altar of Jehovah, which he had built before the porch,
Then Solomon offered holocausts to the Lord upon the altar of the Lord which he had built before the porch,
Darby Bible Translation
Then Solomon offered up burnt-offerings to Jehovah on the altar of Jehovah, which he had built before the porch;
English Revised Version
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,
Webster's Bible Translation
Then Solomon offered burnt-offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,
World English Bible
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings to Yahweh on the altar of Yahweh, which he had built before the porch,
Young's Literal Translation
Then hath Solomon caused to ascend burnt-offerings to Jehovah on the altar of Jehovah that he built before the porch,
LibraryThe Duty of Every Day
'Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the Lord ... Even after a certain rate every day.'--(A.V.) 'Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the Lord, even as the duty of every day required it.'--2 Chron. viii. 12-13 (R. V.). This is a description of the elaborate provision, in accordance with the commandment of Moses, which Solomon made for the worship in his new Temple. The writer is enlarging on the precise accordance of the ritual with the regulations laid down in the law. He expresses, …
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