2 Chronicles 24:7
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New International Version
Now the sons of that wicked woman Athaliah had broken into the temple of God and had used even its sacred objects for the Baals.

King James Bible
For the sons of Athaliah, that wicked woman, had broken up the house of God; and also all the dedicated things of the house of the LORD did they bestow upon Baalim.

Darby Bible Translation
For the wicked Athaliah [and] her sons had devastated the house of God; and also all the hallowed things of the house of Jehovah had they employed for the Baals.

World English Bible
For the sons of Athaliah, that wicked woman, had broken up the house of God; and also all the dedicated things of the house of Yahweh did they bestow on the Baals.

Young's Literal Translation
for sons of Athaliah, the wicked one, have broken up the house of God, and also, all the holy things of the house of Jehovah they have prepared for Baalim.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The collection - of Moses - This was the poll-tax, fixed by Moses, of half a shekel, which was levied on every man from twenty years old and upward; and which was considered as a ransom for their souls, that there might be no plague among them. See Exodus 30:12-14.

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the sons of Athaliah
As Jehoram's sons, Ahaziah excepted, whether by Athaliah or any other, were all slain before his death (ch

2 Chronicles 22:1 And the inhabitants of Jerusalem made Ahaziah his youngest son king in his stead...

) this spoilation of the temple must have taken place in his life time.

2 Chronicles 21:17 And they came up into Judah, and broke into it, and carried away all the substance that was found in the king's house, and his sons also...

that wicked

2 Chronicles 28:22-24 And in the time of his distress did he trespass yet more against the LORD: this is that king Ahaz...

Exodus 7:6 And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD commanded them, so did they.

Proverbs 10:7 The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.

2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth...

Revelation 2:20 Notwithstanding I have a few things against you, because you suffer that woman Jezebel, which calls herself a prophetess...

the dedicated

2 Kings 12:4 And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the LORD...

did they bestow

Deuteronomy 32:15-17 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: you are waxen fat, you are grown thick, you are covered with fatness...

Ezekiel 16:17-21 You have also taken your fair jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given you, and made to yourself images of men...

Daniel 5:2-4,23 Belshazzar, whiles he tasted the wine...

Hosea 2:8,9,13 For she did not know that I gave her corn, and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver and gold, which they prepared for Baal...

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The King's Farewell
'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. 28. Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. 29. Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, 30. And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Channel of Power.
A Word that Sticks and Stings. I suppose everyone here can think of three or four persons whom he loves or regards highly, who are not christians. Can you? Perhaps in your own home circle, or in the circle of your close friends. They may be nice people, cultured, lovable, delightful companions, fond of music and good books, and all that; but this is true of them, that they do not trust and confess Jesus as a personal Savior. Can you think of such persons in your own circle? I am going to wait a
S.D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on Power

Cross References
Judges 2:11
Then the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD and served the Baals.

2 Chronicles 21:17
They attacked Judah, invaded it and carried off all the goods found in the king's palace, together with his sons and wives. Not a son was left to him except Ahaziah, the youngest.

2 Chronicles 24:4
Some time later Joash decided to restore the temple of the LORD.

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