Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Kings 12:12

and to the masons and the stonecutters, and for buying timber and hewn stone to repair the damages to the house of the Lord , and for all that was laid out for the house to repair it.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Church and State;   Israel, Prophecies Concerning;   Jehoiada;   Joash;   Liberality;   Mason;   Money;   Scribe (S);   Secretary (Recordist);   Stones;   Temple;   Treasure-Houses;   Zeal, Religious;   Thompson Chain Reference - Arts and Crafts;   Masons;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Temple, the First;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Jehoash;   Temple;   Charles Buck Theological Dictionary - Zeal;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Jerusalem;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Kings, 1 and 2;   Masons;   Occupations and Professions in the Bible;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Government;   Jerusalem;   Stone;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Joash ;   Masons;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Joash;   Temple;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Kingdom of Judah;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Breach;   Hewer;   Jehoash;   Mason;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Parashiyyot, the Four;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And to masons, and hewers of stone,.... Which they cut out of the mountain, and the masons repaired the stone walls with:

and to buy timber; felled in Lebanon:

and hewed stone; fitted for building with:

to repair the breaches of the house of the Lord; where both timber and stone were wanting:

and for all that was laid out for the house to repair it; in whatsoever else it needed, as iron and brass to mend it, 2 Chronicles 24:12.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:12". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/2-kings-12.html. 1999.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

2 Kings 12:12 And to masons, and hewers of stone, and to buy timber and hewed stone to repair the breaches of the house of the LORD, and for all that was laid out for the house to repair [it].

Ver. 12. For the house to repair it.] See on 2 Kings 12:5.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:12". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/2-kings-12.html. 1865-1868.

Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

And for all other things which were necessary for the reparation of the house.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:12". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-kings-12.html. 1685.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged

And to masons, and hewers of stone, and to buy timber and hewed stone to repair the breaches of the house of the LORD, and for all that was laid out for the house to repair it.

No JFB commentary on this verse.

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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:12". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/2-kings-12.html. 1871-8.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(12) Masons . . . hewers.—Heb., the masons . . . the hewers.

Hewed stone.—Or, quarry stone.

That was laid out.—The Hebrew tense implies that it was done repeatedly.

To repair it.—Rather, for repair. The word (chozqah) does not recur in this sense.

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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:12". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-kings-12.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And to masons, and hewers of stone, and to buy timber and hewed stone to repair the breaches of the house of the LORD, and for all that was laid out for the house to repair it.
masons
1 Kings 5:17,18; Ezra 3:7; 5:8; Luke 21:5
was laid out
Heb. went forth.
Reciprocal: 2 Kings 12:5 - let them repair;  2 Kings 22:6 - masons;  1 Chronicles 22:2 - masons;  2 Chronicles 34:10 - in the hand

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:12". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-kings-12.html.