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Bible Commentaries

Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

2 Chronicles 5



The dedicated treasures, 2 Chronicles 5:1.

The solemn induction of the ark into the oracle, 2 Chronicles 5:2-10.

Glory and praise is sung to God, who appeareth in a cloud, which filled the house, 2 Chronicles 5:11-14.

Verse 1

Or, even (as that particle is oft understood) the silver and the gold, the remainder of those vast sums mentioned 1 Chronicles 22:14.

Verse 2

Of this and the following verses, See Poole "1 Kings 8:1", &c.

Verse 9

When this history was first written: not when it was reviewed by Ezra, who made some additions to it; for after the return from Babylon neither staves nor ark were any more seen or heard of.

Verse 11

According to David’s appointment, 1 Chronicles 24:0; 1 Chronicles 25:0, which was only for the ordinary service; but in extraordinary solemnities, such as this eminently was they all came together.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 5". Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. 1685.