2 Chronicles 24:8
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New Living Translation
So now the king ordered a chest to be made and set outside the gate leading to the Temple of the LORD.

King James Bible
And at the king's commandment they made a chest, and set it without at the gate of the house of the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it at the gate of the house of Jehovah without,

World English Bible
So the king commanded, and they made a chest, and set it outside at the gate of the house of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king speaketh, and they make one chest, and put it at the gate of the house of Jehovah without,

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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

Chronicles
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

Cross References
2 Kings 12:9
Then Jehoiada the priest bored a hole in the lid of a large chest and set it on the right-hand side of the altar at the entrance of the Temple of the LORD. The priests guarding the entrance put all of the people's contributions into the chest.

2 Chronicles 24:9
Then a proclamation was sent throughout Judah and Jerusalem, telling the people to bring to the LORD the tax that Moses, the servant of God, had required of the Israelites in the wilderness.

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