Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover, they did not require an accounting from the men into whose hand they gave the money to pay to those who did the work, for they dealt faithfully.
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Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Church and State;   Honesty;   Integrity;   Israel, Prophecies Concerning;   Jehoiada;   Joash;   Money;   Zeal, Religious;   Thompson Chain Reference - Business;   Business Life;   Faithfulness;   Fidelity;   Honesty;   Integrity;   Social Duties;   Virtues;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Faithfulness;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Jehoash;   Temple;   Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - Deliver;   Charles Buck Theological Dictionary - Zeal;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Jerusalem;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Honesty;   Kings, 1 and 2;   Masons;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Government;   Jerusalem;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Joash ;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Joash;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Kingdom of Judah;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Worker;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Parashiyyot, the Four;  

Adam Clarke Commentary

They reckoned not with the men - They placed great confidence in them, and were not disappointed, for they dealt faithfully.

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/2-kings-12.html. 1832.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

Moreover, they reckoned not with the men into whose hand they delivered the money to be bestowed on the workmen,.... That is, the king's secretary and the high priest, or his officer, never called to account the overseers of the workmen, to whom they committed the money to pay them with; never examined how they laid it out, and for what:

for they dealt faithfully; they saw they acted such an honest and upright part, and such an high opinion had they of them, that they never examined their accounts, or called for their bills.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/2-kings-12.html. 1999.

Keil & Delitzsch Old Testament Commentary

No return was required of the inspectors as to the money handed over to them, because they were convinced of their honesty.

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Keil, Carl Friedrich & Delitzsch, Franz. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/kdo/2-kings-12.html. 1854-1889.

Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Moreover they reckoned not with the men, into whose hand they delivered the money to be bestowed on workmen: for they dealt faithfully.

Faithfully — For they perceived by many experiments that they were faithful.

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Wesley, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/2-kings-12.html. 1765.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

2 Kings 12:15 Moreover they reckoned not with the men, into whose hand they delivered the money to be bestowed on workmen: for they dealt faithfully.

Ver. 15. For they dealt faithfully.] This was much to their commendation. See on Nehemiah 7:2.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". 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

For they perceived by many experiments that they were faithful.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-kings-12.html. 1685.

Whedon's Commentary on the Bible

15.Reckoned not with the men — The men who had charge of the disbursement of the funds were men of such high standing and integrity, and gave such general evidence of having done their work faithfully, that no one desired any special reckoning with them.

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Whedon, Daniel. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/2-kings-12.html. 1874-1909.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

Faithfully, and corresponded with the trust reposed in them. (Haydock)

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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/2-kings-12.html. 1859.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(15) Moreover they reckoned not.—Rather, and they were not wont to reckon.

To be bestowed on workmen.—Literally, to give to the doers of the work. Here the phrase “doers of the work” obviously means the artisans, not the superintendents, as in 2 Kings 12:11.

They dealt faithfully.—This is not a covert thrust at the priests, as Thenius imagines. The statement of the verse is repeated in 2 Kings 22:7, in connection with the restoration of the Temple under Josiah, where the priests are not concerned in the matter at all. All that is meant is, that the officials entrusted with the oversight of the work were above suspicion, and did not belie their reputation.

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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-kings-12.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Moreover they reckoned not with the men, into whose hand they delivered the money to be bestowed on workmen: for they dealt faithfully.
they reckoned
22:7
for they dealt
2 Chronicles 34:12; Nehemiah 7:2; Matthew 24:45; Luke 16:1,10,11; 1 Corinthians 4:2,3; 3 John 1:5
Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 31:12 - the dedicated;  Ezra 7:18 - whatsoever;  Nehemiah 13:13 - counted;  John 12:6 - the bag

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:15". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-kings-12.html.