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2 Chronicles 7

Overview

2 Chronicles 7:1, God having given testimony to Solomon’s prayer by fire from heaven, and glory in the temple, the people worship him; 2 Chronicles 7:4, Solomon’s solemn sacrifice; 2 Chronicles 7:8, Solomon having kept the feast of tabernacles, and the feast of dedication of the altar, dismisses the people; 2 Chronicles 7:12, God appearing to Solomon, gives him promises upon condition.

Verse 1

when Solomon: 1 Kings 8:54-61, Isaiah 65:24, Daniel 9:20, Acts 4:31, Acts 16:25, Acts 16:26

the fire: Genesis 15:17, Exodus 29:43, Leviticus 9:24, Judges 6:21, 1 Kings 18:24, 1 Kings 18:38, 1 Chronicles 21:26, Malachi 3:1, Malachi 3:2

the glory: 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 5:14, Exodus 40:34, Exodus 40:35, Leviticus 9:23, 1 Kings 8:10, 1 Kings 8:11, Isaiah 6:1-4, Ezekiel 10:3, Ezekiel 10:4, Ezekiel 43:5, Ezekiel 44:4, Haggai 2:7-9, Revelation 21:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:4 - had Exodus 19:18 - in fire Leviticus 1:7 - fire 1 Kings 8:9 - when Psalms 20:3 - accept Ezekiel 1:4 - a great Malachi 3:4 - as

Verse 2

the priests: 2 Chronicles 5:14, Exodus 24:17, Isaiah 6:5, Revelation 15:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:34 - a cloud Exodus 40:35 - General Matthew 23:21 - and by

Verse 3

they bowed: Exodus 4:31, Leviticus 9:24, Numbers 14:5, Numbers 16:22, 1 Kings 18:39, 1 Chronicles 29:20, Psalms 95:6

For he is: 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 20:21, 1 Chronicles 16:41, Ezra 3:11, Psalms 103:17, Psalms 136:1-26, Isaiah 63:7, Jeremiah 33:11, Hebrews 7:24, Hebrews 7:25, Luke 1:50

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:24 - answereth by fire 1 Chronicles 16:34 - give thanks 2 Chronicles 7:6 - because his mercy 2 Chronicles 20:18 - bowed his head 2 Chronicles 29:27 - the song Job 1:20 - fell Psalms 107:1 - Give Isaiah 64:11 - where Ezekiel 42:3 - the pavement Mark 14:35 - and fell Revelation 4:10 - worship

Verse 4

Then the king: They presented the victims to the priests, and they and the Levites slew them, and sprinkled the blood; or, perhaps, the people themselves slew them, and having caught the blood, collected the fat, etc., presented them to the priests to be offered as the law required. 2 Chronicles 7:4

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:62 - General 2 Kings 16:15 - the king's burnt 1 Chronicles 29:21 - sacrificed Ezekiel 45:17 - the prince's Ezekiel 46:10 - General

Verse 5

a sacrifice: 2 Chronicles 1:6, 2 Chronicles 5:6, 2 Chronicles 15:11, 2 Chronicles 29:32, 2 Chronicles 29:33, 2 Chronicles 30:24, 2 Chronicles 35:7-9, 1 Kings 8:62, 1 Kings 8:63, 1 Chronicles 29:21, Ezra 6:16, Ezra 6:17, Ezekiel 45:17, Micah 6:7

twenty and two: The number of sheep and oxen here mentioned has to some appeared incredibly large; but it must be considered that a prodigious number of persons was now at Jerusalem, and that this was the amount of all the victims that had been offered during the seven days of the feast of tabernacles, as well as the time the feast of the dedication lasted.

dedicated: 2 Chronicles 2:4, Numbers 7:10, 1 Kings 8:63, Ezra 6:16, John 10:22

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 6:17 - offered 1 Kings 3:4 - a thousand 1 Kings 3:15 - peace offerings 2 Kings 16:15 - the king's burnt Nehemiah 12:43 - offered Ezekiel 46:10 - General Ezekiel 46:12 - a voluntary

Verse 6

the priests: 1 Chronicles 16:39, 1 Chronicles 16:40, 1 Chronicles 24:1-3

the Levites: 2 Chronicles 29:25, 1 Chronicles 6:31, 1 Chronicles 6:32, 1 Chronicles 15:16-21, 1 Chronicles 16:4-6, 1 Chronicles 16:41, 1 Chronicles 16:42, 1 Chronicles 25:1-7, Psalms 87:7

which David: Amos 6:5

because his mercy: 2 Chronicles 7:3, 1 Chronicles 16:34, Psalms 106:1, Psalms 107:1, Psalms 118:1-4, Psalms 138:8

ministry: Heb. hand, Isaiah 52:6

the priests: 2 Chronicles 5:12, Numbers 10:1-10, Joshua 6:4, 1 Chronicles 13:8, 1 Chronicles 15:24, 1 Chronicles 16:6, 1 Chronicles 16:42

Reciprocal: Numbers 10:10 - in the day 1 Kings 8:14 - all the congregation 2 Chronicles 20:21 - Praise the Lord Nehemiah 12:27 - thanksgivings Psalms 136:1 - Give thanks Isaiah 64:11 - where Hebrews 13:15 - the sacrifice

Verse 7

hallowed: 2 Chronicles 36:14, Numbers 16:37, Numbers 16:38, 1 Kings 8:64, Hebrews 13:10-12

the brazen: 2 Chronicles 4:1

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:16 - all the fat 1 Kings 3:15 - peace offerings 1 Kings 6:36 - the inner Ezekiel 8:16 - at the door

Verse 8

kept: Leviticus 23:34-43, Numbers 29:12-38, Deuteronomy 16:13-15, 1 Kings 8:65, Nehemiah 8:13-18, Zechariah 14:16-19, John 7:2, John 7:27-39

a very great: 2 Chronicles 30:13

from the entering: That is, from one extremity of the land to another; Hamath being situated on the north, and the river of Egypt on the south. Genesis 15:18, Numbers 34:5-8, Joshua 13:3-5, 1 Kings 4:21-25, Amos 6:14

Reciprocal: Leviticus 23:36 - the eighth Judges 14:12 - the seven 1 Kings 8:2 - at the feast 2 Chronicles 5:3 - in the feast 2 Chronicles 35:7 - Josiah Nehemiah 8:17 - had not Esther 1:5 - seven days Ezekiel 36:38 - as the flock Ezekiel 45:25 - In the seventh

Verse 9

solemn assembly: Heb. restraint, Leviticus 23:36, Deuteronomy 16:8, Nehemiah 8:18, Joel 1:14

seven days: 2 Chronicles 30:23, 1 Kings 8:65

Reciprocal: Numbers 7:10 - dedicating 2 Chronicles 30:26 - since the time Ezra 6:16 - the dedication Esther 1:5 - seven days John 7:2 - General

Verse 10

three and twentieth: 1 Kings 8:66

glad: 2 Chronicles 29:36, 2 Chronicles 30:26, Deuteronomy 12:7, Deuteronomy 12:12, Deuteronomy 12:18, Deuteronomy 16:11, Deuteronomy 16:14, Nehemiah 8:10, Psalms 32:11, Psalms 33:1, Psalms 92:4, Psalms 100:2, Psalms 105:3, Psalms 106:5, Acts 2:46, Acts 16:34, Philippians 4:4

goodness: 2 Chronicles 6:41, Exodus 18:1

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 6:19 - So all the 1 Chronicles 29:22 - eat and drink 2 Chronicles 30:21 - great gladness Ezra 6:16 - with joy Nehemiah 8:17 - there was Nehemiah 9:1 - twenty Nehemiah 12:43 - offered Psalms 42:4 - with the voice Proverbs 28:12 - righteous Isaiah 63:7 - the great goodness Malachi 3:4 - as John 7:2 - General

Verse 11

Solomon: 2 Chronicles 2:1, 1 Kings 9:1-9

all that came: Ecclesiastes 2:4, Ecclesiastes 2:10, Ecclesiastes 2:11

Verse 12

the Lord: 2 Chronicles 1:7, Genesis 17:1, 1 Kings 9:2

I have heard: 2 Kings 20:5, Psalms 10:17, Psalms 66:19, Luke 1:13, Acts 10:31, 1 John 5:14, 1 John 5:15

have chosen: 2 Chronicles 7:16, Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:11, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 78:69, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14

an house of sacrifice: 2 Kings 2:6, Deuteronomy 12:6

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house John 4:20 - and ye

Verse 13

If I shut up heaven: 2 Chronicles 6:26-28, Deuteronomy 11:17, Job 11:10, Job 12:14, Psalms 107:34, Luke 4:25, Revelation 3:7, Revelation 11:6

I command: Exodus 10:4-6, Psalms 105:34, Joel 1:4-7, Joel 2:25

I send: Numbers 14:12, Numbers 16:46, Numbers 16:47, 2 Samuel 24:13-15, Ezekiel 14:19-21

Reciprocal: Joel 2:12 - turn Amos 4:7 - I have Zechariah 14:17 - even

Verse 14

my people: Isaiah 63:19

which are called by my name: Heb. upon whom my name is called

humble: 2 Chronicles 6:37-39, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:13, 2 Chronicles 33:18, 2 Chronicles 33:19, Leviticus 26:40, Leviticus 26:41, Deuteronomy 4:29, Deuteronomy 4:30, Deuteronomy 30:1-6, Ezekiel 33:11, James 4:9, James 4:10

and pray: Acts 9:11

seek my face: Isaiah 45:19, Lamentations 3:40, Lamentations 3:41

turn from: Proverbs 28:13, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Isaiah 59:20, Ezekiel 18:27-30

will I hear: 2 Chronicles 6:27, 2 Chronicles 6:30, 2 Chronicles 6:39

heal their land: Psalms 60:2, Jeremiah 8:22, Jeremiah 33:6, Jeremiah 51:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:16 - my name Exodus 10:3 - humble Numbers 6:27 - put my Deuteronomy 28:10 - called Judges 10:16 - they put 1 Kings 8:30 - forgive 2 Chronicles 30:9 - if ye turn Ezekiel 33:12 - as for Daniel 9:4 - made Hosea 5:15 - till Joel 2:12 - turn Amos 4:7 - I have Matthew 5:3 - the poor

Verse 15

mine eyes: 2 Chronicles 6:20, 2 Chronicles 6:40, Deuteronomy 11:12, Nehemiah 1:6, Psalms 65:2, Psalms 130:2, 1 Peter 3:12

that is made in this place: Heb. of this place, 2 Chronicles 6:40

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:29 - That thine 1 Kings 9:3 - mine eyes 2 Kings 19:1 - went into 2 Chronicles 7:16 - eyes Psalms 17:1 - attend Zechariah 12:4 - I will open

Verse 16

have I chosen: Deuteronomy 12:21, Deuteronomy 16:11, 1 Kings 8:16, 1 Kings 8:44, 1 Kings 8:48, Psalms 132:14, Zechariah 3:2

my name: 2 Chronicles 6:5, 2 Chronicles 6:6, 2 Chronicles 6:20, 2 Chronicles 33:4-7, 1 Kings 8:35, 1 Kings 9:3, 2 Kings 21:4, 2 Kings 21:7, 2 Kings 21:8

eyes: 2 Chronicles 7:15, Matthew 3:17, John 2:19-21, Colossians 2:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - in all places 1 Kings 8:29 - My name 2 Kings 19:1 - went into 2 Chronicles 7:12 - have chosen Ezra 6:12 - caused Haggai 1:8 - and I will take John 4:20 - and ye

Verse 17

if thou wilt: Deuteronomy 28:1-14, 1 Kings 2:3, 1 Kings 3:14, 1 Kings 8:25, 1 Kings 9:4-9, 1 Kings 11:38, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Zechariah 3:7

observe: Deuteronomy 4:40, Psalms 105:45, Ezekiel 36:27, John 14:21, John 15:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:28 - General 1 Kings 6:12 - if thou wilt 1 Kings 11:10 - commanded 2 Chronicles 11:17 - three years 2 Chronicles 33:8 - so that they Psalms 89:30 - If Zechariah 9:11 - As

Verse 18

stablish: 2 Samuel 7:13-16

as I have: Psalms 89:28-40, Psalms 132:11, Psalms 132:12

shall not: 1 Kings 9:5, Jeremiah 33:20, Jeremiah 33:21, Jeremiah 33:25, Jeremiah 33:26

fail thee: Heb. be cut off to thee, 2 Chronicles 6:16

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 6:12 - if thou wilt 1 Kings 9:4 - And if thou 2 Chronicles 23:3 - as the Lord

Verse 19

if ye turn away: Leviticus 26:14, Leviticus 26:33-46, Deuteronomy 28:15, Deuteronomy 28:36, Deuteronomy 28:37-68, 1 Samuel 12:25, 1 Chronicles 28:9

shall go: Deuteronomy 4:23-27, Joshua 23:15, Joshua 23:16, 1 Kings 9:6, 1 Kings 9:7, 1 Kings 11:4-8

Reciprocal: Numbers 32:15 - if ye turn 2 Chronicles 12:2 - because Ezra 5:12 - he gave Proverbs 4:2 - forsake Jeremiah 1:16 - who have Jeremiah 2:17 - in that Jeremiah 9:13 - General Jeremiah 22:5 - if Jeremiah 26:4 - If Jeremiah 29:18 - to be a curse Ezekiel 7:24 - their holy places shall be defiled Hebrews 12:25 - turn away

Verse 20

I pluck: 2 Kings 17:20, Psalms 52:5, Jeremiah 12:17, Jeremiah 18:7, Jeremiah 31:28, Jeremiah 45:4, Jude 1:12

a proverb: Deuteronomy 28:37, 1 Kings 9:7, Nehemiah 4:1-4, Psalms 44:14, Jeremiah 24:9, Lamentations 2:15, Lamentations 2:16

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:23 - for ever Deuteronomy 29:28 - rooted them 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house 2 Chronicles 12:2 - because Jeremiah 2:17 - in that Jeremiah 16:13 - will I Jeremiah 18:16 - a perpetual Jeremiah 19:8 - General Jeremiah 22:8 - General Jeremiah 26:4 - If Jeremiah 40:2 - The Lord Jeremiah 44:8 - a curse Jeremiah 49:17 - shall hiss Ezekiel 5:14 - I will Ezekiel 20:48 - General Ezekiel 22:4 - have I Joel 2:17 - rule over them Micah 2:10 - and Zechariah 8:13 - a curse Matthew 23:38 - General Mark 13:2 - there Luke 21:6 - there

Verse 21

this house: 1 Kings 9:8

astonishment: 2 Chronicles 29:8, Jeremiah 19:8, Jeremiah 49:17, Jeremiah 50:13

Why: Deuteronomy 29:24-28, 1 Kings 9:8, 1 Kings 9:9, Jeremiah 5:19, Jeremiah 13:22, Jeremiah 16:10-12, Jeremiah 22:8, Jeremiah 22:9, Jeremiah 22:28

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 22:5 - exceeding 2 Chronicles 2:9 - wonderful great Jeremiah 7:14 - as Jeremiah 18:16 - a perpetual Jeremiah 51:41 - an astonishment Lamentations 2:15 - that pass Ezekiel 5:14 - I will Ezekiel 39:23 - the heathen Matthew 23:38 - General Mark 13:2 - there

Verse 22

Because they forsook: Judges 2:12, Judges 2:13, Jeremiah 1:16, Lamentations 2:16, Lamentations 2:17, Lamentations 4:13-15, Ezekiel 14:23, Ezekiel 36:17-20

therefore: 2 Chronicles 36:17, Daniel 9:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:24 - General 1 Kings 9:9 - Because Jeremiah 5:19 - Wherefore Jeremiah 22:5 - if Ezekiel 39:23 - the heathen

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 7". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-chronicles-7.html.