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Bible Commentaries

Peake's Commentary on the Bible

2 Chronicles 16

Verses 1-14

2 Chronicles 16:1-6 . Taken from 1 Kings 15:16-22 with unimportant variations.

2 Chronicles 16:7-10 . With the words of 2 Chronicles 16:9, “ from henceforth thou shalt have wars,” contrast 1 Kings 15:16, “ and there was war between Asa and Baasha, king of Israel, all their days.”

2 Chronicles 16:11-14 . With the words “ a very great burning” ( 2 Chronicles 16:14) cf. 2 Chronicles 21:19, Jeremiah 34:5; the reference is to sacrifice for the dead.

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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 16". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/2-chronicles-16.html. 1919.