King James Version
My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD hath chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should minister unto him, and burn incense.
Darby Bible Translation
My sons, be not now negligent; for Jehovah has chosen you to stand before him, to do service unto him, and to be his ministers and incense-burners.
World English Bible
My sons, don't be negligent now; for Yahweh has chosen you to stand before him, to minister to him, and that you should be his ministers, and burn incense."
Young's Literal Translation
My sons, be not now at rest, for on you hath Jehovah fixed to stand before Him, to serve Him, and to be to Him ministering and making perfume.'
2 Chronicles 29:11 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
be not...: or, be not now deceived
burn...: or, offer sacrifice
My sons, be not now negligent: for the LORD hath chosen you to stand before him, to serve him, and that ye should minister unto him, and burn incense.2 Chronicles 29:11 Parallel Commentaries
In sharp contrast with the reckless rule of Ahaz was the reformation wrought during the prosperous reign of his son. Hezekiah came to the throne determined to do all in his power to save Judah from the fate that was overtaking the northern kingdom. The messages of the prophets offered no encouragement to halfway measures. Only by most decided reformation could be threatened judgments be averted. In the crisis, Hezekiah proved to be a man of opportunity. No sooner had he ascended the throne than he …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Twenty-Fourth Day. Holiness and Cleansing.
Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister unto him.
Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and cleanse them.
2 Chronicles 35:2
And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the LORD,
A Song of degrees. Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD.
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