New American Standard Bible
In the first year of his reign, in the first month, he opened the doors of the house of the LORD and repaired them.
King James Bible
He in the first year of his reign, in the first month, opened the doors of the house of the LORD, and repaired them.
Darby Bible Translation
He, in the first year of his reign, in the first month, opened the doors of the house of Jehovah, and repaired them.
World English Bible
He in the first year of his reign, in the first month, opened the doors of the house of Yahweh, and repaired them.
Young's Literal Translation
He, in the first year of his reign, in the first month, hath opened the doors of the house of Jehovah, and strengtheneth them,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
By "the first month" is meant (compare 2 Chronicles 30:2-3) the month of Nisan, the first of the Jewish sacred year, not necessarily the first month of Hezekiah's reign.
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
2 Chronicles 28:24
Moreover, when Ahaz gathered together the utensils of the house of God, he cut the utensils of the house of God in pieces; and he closed the doors of the house of the LORD and made altars for himself in every corner of Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 29:4
He brought in the priests and the Levites and gathered them into the square on the east.
2 Chronicles 29:7
"They have also shut the doors of the porch and put out the lamps, and have not burned incense or offered burnt offerings in the holy place to the God of Israel.
2 Chronicles 29:17
Now they began the consecration on the first day of the first month, and on the eighth day of the month they entered the porch of the LORD. Then they consecrated the house of the LORD in eight days, and finished on the sixteenth day of the first month.
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