New International Version
When Hezekiah and his officials came and saw the heaps, they praised the LORD and blessed his people Israel.
King James Bible
And when Hezekiah and the princes came and saw the heaps, they blessed the LORD, and his people Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And Hezekiah and the princes came and saw the heaps, and they blessed Jehovah, and his people Israel.
World English Bible
When Hezekiah and the princes came and saw the heaps, they blessed Yahweh, and his people Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And Hezekiah and the heads come in and see the heaps, and bless Jehovah and His people Israel,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the third month - "The month Sivan; the seventh, Tisri." - Targum.
The heaps - The vast collections of grain which they had from the tithes over and above their own consumption; see 2 Chronicles 31:10.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and his people
Now there are three effects which ought always to follow our solemn assembly upon the Lord's day, especially when we gather in such a number as the present, with shouts of joy and thanksgiving. We should go home and first break our false gods; next, cut down the very groves in which we have been wont to delight, and after that break the altars which though dedicated to the God of Israel, are not according to Scripture, and therefore ought to be broken down, albeit, they be even dedicated to the true …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
Blessed are you, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by the LORD? He is your shield and helper and your glorious sword. Your enemies will cower before you, and you will tread on their heights."
2 Chronicles 31:7
They began doing this in the third month and finished in the seventh month.
2 Chronicles 31:9
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the heaps;
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance.
Blessed is the people of whom this is true; blessed is the people whose God is the LORD.
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