2 Chronicles 29:11
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New International Version
My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him and serve him, to minister before him and to burn incense."

King James Bible
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.'

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

To make a covenant - To renew the covenant under which the whole people were constantly considered, and of which circumcision was the sign; and the spirit of which was, I will be your God: Ye shall be my people.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

negligent. or, deceived

Galatians 6:7,8 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that shall he also reap...

the Lord

Numbers 3:6-9 Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister to him...

Numbers 8:6-14 Take the Levites from among the children of Israel, and cleanse them...

Numbers 18:2-6 And your brothers also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, bring you with you, that they may be joined to you...

Deuteronomy 10:8 At that time the LORD separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD...


burn incense. or, offer sacrifice

Numbers 16:35-40 And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense...

Numbers 18:7 Therefore you and your sons with you shall keep your priest's office for everything of the altar, and within the veil...

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A Godly Reformation
'Hezekiah began to reign when he was five and twenty years old, and he reigned nine and twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Abijah, the daughter of Zechariah. 2. And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that David his father had done. 3. He in the first year of his reign, in the first mouth, opened the doors of the house of the Lord, and repaired them. 4. And he brought in the priests and the Levites, and gathered them together into the east street,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Twenty-Fourth Day. Holiness and Cleansing.
Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.'--2 Cor. vii. 1. That holiness is more than cleansing, and must be preceded by it, is taught us in more than one passage of the New Testament. 'Christ loved the Church, and gave Himself up for it, that He might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word.' 'If a man cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Cross References
Numbers 3:6
"Bring the tribe of Levi and present them to Aaron the priest to assist him.

Numbers 8:6
"Take the Levites from among all the Israelites and make them ceremonially clean.

2 Chronicles 35:2
He appointed the priests to their duties and encouraged them in the service of the LORD's temple.

Psalm 134:1
A song of ascents. Praise the LORD, all you servants of the LORD who minister by night in the house of the LORD.

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