2 Chronicles 23:16
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New American Standard Bible
Then Jehoiada made a covenant between himself and all the people and the king, that they would be the LORD'S people.

King James Bible
And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be the LORD'S people.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoiada made a covenant between himself and all the people and the king, that they should be the people of Jehovah.

World English Bible
Jehoiada made a covenant between himself, and all the people, and the king, that they should be Yahweh's people.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoiada maketh a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, to be for a people to Jehovah;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Between him ... - In 2 Kings 11:17 the covenant is said to have been made "between the Lord," etc. To the writer of Chronicles Jehoiada was God's representative, and received the pledges of king and people.

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Library
Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Kings 11:17
Then Jehoiada made a covenant between the LORD and the king and the people, that they would be the LORD'S people, also between the king and the people.

2 Chronicles 15:12
They entered into the covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and soul;

2 Chronicles 29:10
"Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that His burning anger may turn away from us.

2 Chronicles 34:31
Then the king stood in his place and made a covenant before the LORD to walk after the LORD, and to keep His commandments and His testimonies and His statutes with all his heart and with all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant written in this book.

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