2 Chronicles 24:3
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New Living Translation
Jehoiada chose two wives for Joash, and he had sons and daughters.

King James Bible
And Jehoiada took for him two wives; and he begat sons and daughters.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehoiada took for him two wives; and he begot sons and daughters.

World English Bible
Jehoiada took for him two wives; and he became the father of sons and daughters.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehoiada taketh for him two wives, and he begetteth sons and daughters.

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The Old Testament Canon from Its Beginning to Its Close.
The first important part of the Old Testament put together as a whole was the Pentateuch, or rather, the five books of Moses and Joshua. This was preceded by smaller documents, which one or more redactors embodied in it. The earliest things committed to writing were probably the ten words proceeding from Moses himself, afterwards enlarged into the ten commandments which exist at present in two recensions (Exod. xx., Deut. v.) It is true that we have the oldest form of the decalogue from the Jehovist
Samuel Davidson—The Canon of the Bible

The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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