New Living Translation
When the king returned, he inspected the altar and made offerings on it.
King James Bible
And when the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king approached to the altar, and offered thereon.
Darby Bible Translation
And when the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; and the king approached to the altar, and offered upon it.
World English Bible
When the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king drew near to the altar, and offered thereon.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king cometh in from Damascus, and the king seeth the altar, and the king draweth near on the altar, and offereth on it,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:12 Offered - A sacrifice, and that not to God, but to the Syrian idols, to whom that altar was appropriated.
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Kings 16:11
Uriah followed the king's instructions and built an altar just like it, and it was ready before the king returned from Damascus.
2 Kings 16:13
He presented a burnt offering and a grain offering, he poured out a liquid offering, and he sprinkled the blood of peace offerings on the altar.
2 Chronicles 26:16
But when he had become powerful, he also became proud, which led to his downfall. He sinned against the LORD his God by entering the sanctuary of the LORD's Temple and personally burning incense on the incense altar.
2 Chronicles 26:19
Uzziah, who was holding an incense burner, became furious. But as he was standing there raging at the priests before the incense altar in the LORD's Temple, leprosy suddenly broke out on his forehead.
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