2 Chronicles 20:21
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English Standard Version
And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed those who were to sing to the LORD and praise him in holy attire, as they went before the army, and say, “Give thanks to the LORD, for his steadfast love endures forever.”

King James Bible
And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever.

American Standard Version
And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed them that should sing unto Jehovah, and give praise in holy array, as they went out before the army, and say, Give thanks unto Jehovah; for his lovingkindness endureth for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he gave counsel to the people, and appointed the singing men of the Lord, to praise him by their companies, and to go before the army, and with one voice to say: Give glory to the Lord, for his mercy endureth for ever.

English Revised Version
And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed them that should sing unto the LORD, and praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and say, Give thanks unto the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers to the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever.

2 Chronicles 20:21 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Jehaziel announced to the king and people that they need not fear before the great multitude of their foes; "for the war is not yours, but Jahve's," i.e., you have not to make war upon them, for the Lord will do it; cf. 1 Samuel 17:47.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

consulted

1 Chronicles 13:1,2 And David consulted with the captains of thousands and hundreds, and with every leader...

Proverbs 11:14 Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

appointed

2 Chronicles 29:25-30 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David...

2 Chronicles 30:21 And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness...

Ezra 3:10,11 And when the builders laid the foundation of the temple of the LORD, they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets...

Nehemiah 12:27 And at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem they sought the Levites out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem...

that should praise [heb] praisers of
the beauty

1 Chronicles 16:29 Give to the LORD the glory due to his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Psalm 29:2 Give to the LORD the glory due to his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Psalm 50:2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined.

Psalm 90:17 And let the beauty of the LORD our God be on us: and establish you the work of our hands on us; yes...

Psalm 96:9 O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.

Praise the Lord

2 Chronicles 5:13 It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD...

2 Chronicles 7:3,6 And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the LORD on the house...

1 Chronicles 16:34,41 O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever...

Ezra 3:11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks to the LORD; because he is good...

Psalm 106:1 Praise you the LORD. O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 107:1 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 136:1-26 O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever...

Jeremiah 33:11 The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say...

Cross References
1 Chronicles 16:29
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness;

1 Chronicles 16:34
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

2 Chronicles 7:3
When all the people of Israel saw the fire come down and the glory of the LORD on the temple, they bowed down with their faces to the ground on the pavement and worshiped and gave thanks to the LORD, saying, "For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever."

Psalm 29:2
Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness.

Psalm 96:9
Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness; tremble before him, all the earth!

Psalm 136:1
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.

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