2 Chronicles 7:8
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New International Version
So Solomon observed the festival at that time for seven days, and all Israel with him--a vast assembly, people from Lebo Hamath to the Wadi of Egypt.

King James Bible
Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt.

Darby Bible Translation
And at that time Solomon held the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entrance of Hamath unto the torrent of Egypt.

World English Bible
So Solomon held the feast at that time seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great assembly, from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt.

Young's Literal Translation
And solomon maketh the feast at that time seven days, and all Israel with him -- a very great assembly -- from the entering in of Hamath unto the brook of Egypt.

2 Chronicles 7:8 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The entering in of Hamath - "From the entrance of Antioch to the Nile of Egypt." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Leviticus 23:34-43 Speak to the children of Israel, saying...

Numbers 29:12-38 And on the fifteenth day of the seventh month you shall have an holy convocation; you shall do no servile work...

Deuteronomy 16:13-15 You shall observe the feast of tabernacles seven days, after that you have gathered in your corn and your wine...

1 Kings 8:65 And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation...

Nehemiah 8:13-18 And on the second day were gathered together the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites...

Zechariah 14:16-19 And it shall come to pass...

John 7:2,27-39 Now the Jew's feast of tabernacles was at hand...

a very great

2 Chronicles 30:13 And there assembled at Jerusalem much people to keep the feast of unleavened bread in the second month, a very great congregation.

from the entering That is, from one extremity of the land to another; Hamath being situated on the north, and the river of Egypt on the south.

Genesis 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your seed have I given this land...

Numbers 34:5-8 And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon to the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea...

Joshua 13:3-5 From Sihor, which is before Egypt, even to the borders of Ekron northward, which is counted to the Canaanite...

1 Kings 4:21-25 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt: they brought presents...

Amos 6:14 But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, said the LORD the God of hosts...

Library
November the Twenty-Fifth after the Prayer the Fire!
"When Solomon had made an end of praying the fire came down from heaven." --2 CHRONICLES vii. 1-11. And the fire is the symbol of the Holy God. Pure flame is our imperfect mode of expressing the Incorruptible. This burning flame is heat and light in one. And when Solomon had prayed, the holy Flame was in their midst. But not only is the flame the symbol of the Holy; it also typifies the power which can make me holy. We have no cleansing minister to compare with fire. Where water fails fire succeeds.
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Hezekiah
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

Cross References
Genesis 15:18
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram and said, "To your descendants I give this land, from the Wadi of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates--

1 Kings 8:2
All the Israelites came together to King Solomon at the time of the festival in the month of Ethanim, the seventh month.

1 Kings 8:65
So Solomon observed the festival at that time, and all Israel with him--a vast assembly, people from Lebo Hamath to the Wadi of Egypt. They celebrated it before the LORD our God for seven days and seven days more, fourteen days in all.

2 Chronicles 5:3
And all the Israelites came together to the king at the time of the festival in the seventh month.

2 Chronicles 30:26
There was great joy in Jerusalem, for since the days of Solomon son of David king of Israel there had been nothing like this in Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 8:17
The whole company that had returned from exile built temporary shelters and lived in them. From the days of Joshua son of Nun until that day, the Israelites had not celebrated it like this. And their joy was very great.

Ezekiel 45:25
"'During the seven days of the festival, which begins in the seventh month on the fifteenth day, he is to make the same provision for sin offerings, burnt offerings, grain offerings and oil.

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