2 Chronicles 6:12
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New International Version
Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in front of the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands.

King James Bible
And he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands:

Darby Bible Translation
And he stood before the altar of Jehovah in the presence of the whole congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands.

World English Bible
He stood before the altar of Yahweh in the presence of all the assembly of Israel, and spread forth his hands

Young's Literal Translation
And he standeth before the altar of Jehovah, over-against all the assembly of Israel, and spreadeth out his hand, --

2 Chronicles 6:12 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For the name of the Lord - "For the name of the Word of the Lord God of Israel." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he stood

1 Kings 8:22 And Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel...

2 Kings 11:14 And when she looked, behold, the king stood by a pillar, as the manner was, and the princes and the trumpeters by the king...

2 Kings 23:3 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD...

Psalm 29:1,2 Give to the LORD, O you mighty, give to the LORD glory and strength...

spread forth

Exodus 9:33 And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands to the LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased...

Job 11:13 If you prepare your heart, and stretch out your hands toward him;

Psalm 28:2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry to you, when I lift up my hands toward your holy oracle.

Psalm 63:4 Thus will I bless you while I live: I will lift up my hands in your name.

Psalm 68:31 Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands to God.

Psalm 141:2 Let my prayer be set forth before you as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.

Psalm 143:6 I stretch forth my hands to you: my soul thirsts after you, as a thirsty land. Selah.

1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

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December the Eighth Judged by Our Aspirations
"Thou didst well, it was in thine heart." --2 CHRONICLES vi. 1-15. And this was a purpose which the man was not permitted to realize. It was a temple built in the substance of dreams, but never established in wood and stone. And God took the shadowy structure and esteemed it as a perfected pile. The sacred intention was regarded as a finished work. The will to build a temple was regarded as a temple built. And hence I discern the preciousness of all hallowed purpose and desire, even though it
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Sanctification.
VI. Objections answered. I will consider those passages of scripture which are by some supposed to contradict the doctrine we have been considering. 1 Kings viii. 46: "If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near," etc. On this passage, I remark:-- 1. That this sentiment in nearly the same language, is repeated in 2 Chron. vi. 26, and in Eccl.
Charles Grandison Finney—Systematic Theology

Cross References
1 Kings 8:22
Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in front of the whole assembly of Israel, spread out his hands toward heaven

2 Chronicles 6:11
There I have placed the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD that he made with the people of Israel."

2 Chronicles 6:13
Now he had made a bronze platform, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high, and had placed it in the center of the outer court. He stood on the platform and then knelt down before the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven.

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