2 Kings 12:15
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New International Version
They did not require an accounting from those to whom they gave the money to pay the workers, because they acted with complete honesty.

King James Bible
Moreover they reckoned not with the men, into whose hand they delivered the money to be bestowed on workmen: for they dealt faithfully.

Darby Bible Translation
And they did not reckon with the men into whose hand they gave the money to be bestowed on workmen; for they dealt faithfully.

World English Bible
Moreover they didn't demand an accounting from the men into whose hand they delivered the money to give to those who did the work; for they dealt faithfully.

Young's Literal Translation
and they do not reckon with the men into whose hand they give the money to give to those doing the work, for in faithfulness they are dealing.

2 Kings 12:15 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They reckoned not with the men - They placed great confidence in them, and were not disappointed, for they dealt faithfully.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they reckoned

2 Kings 22:7 However, there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand, because they dealt faithfully.

for they dealt

2 Chronicles 34:12 And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari...

Nehemiah 7:2 That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man...

Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

Luke 16:1,10,11 And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward...

1 Corinthians 4:2,3 Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful...

3 John 1:5 Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do to the brothers, and to strangers;

Library
Methodical Liberality
'4. And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the Lord, even the money of every one that passeth the account, the money that every man is set at, and all the money that cometh into any man's heart to bring into the house of the Lord, 5. Let the priests take it to them, every man of his acquaintance; and let them repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found. 6. But it was so, that in the three and twentieth year
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Glad Givers and Faithful Workers
'And it came to pass after this, that Joash was minded to repair the house of the Lord. 5. And he gathered together the priests and the Levites, and said to them, go out unto the cities of Judah, and gather of all Israel money to repair the house of your God from year to year, and see that ye hasten the matter. Howbeit the Levites hastened it not. 6. And the king called for Jehoiada the chief, and said unto him, Why hast thou not required of the Levites to bring in out of Judah and out of Jerusalem
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:2
Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful.

2 Corinthians 8:20
We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this liberal gift.

2 Kings 12:14
it was paid to the workers, who used it to repair the temple.

2 Kings 22:7
But they need not account for the money entrusted to them, because they are honest in their dealings."

2 Chronicles 34:12
The workers labored faithfully. Over them to direct them were Jahath and Obadiah, Levites descended from Merari, and Zechariah and Meshullam, descended from Kohath. The Levites--all who were skilled in playing musical instruments--

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