Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Kings 12:8

So the priests agreed that they would take no more money from the people, nor repair the damages of the house.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Church and State;   Israel, Prophecies Concerning;   Jehoiada;   Joash;   Liberality;   Money;   Temple;   Treasure-Houses;   Zeal, Religious;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Money;   Temple, the First;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Temple;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Jehoash;   Temple;   Charles Buck Theological Dictionary - Zeal;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Jerusalem;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Kings, 1 and 2;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Government;   Jerusalem;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Joash ;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Joash;   Temple;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Kingdom of Israel;   Kingdom of Judah;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Breach;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Parashiyyot, the Four;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And the priests consented to receive no more money of the people,.... And delivered up what they had:

neither to repair the breaches of the house; being very willing to be stop both services, and especially since they seemed to be suspected.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:8". "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 12:8 And the priests consented to receive no [more] money of the people, neither to repair the breaches of the house.

Ver. 8. And the priests consented.] See on 2 Kings 12:6.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:8". 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

Nor to take the charge of that work which the king had committed unto them, but freely to resign it to whom the king should appoint.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:8". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-kings-12.html. 1685.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

Forbidden. Hebrew, Septuagint, &c., "And the priests consented to take no," &c. They were also obliged to restore what they had already received. (Calmet)

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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:8". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/2-kings-12.html. 1859.

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

consented = acquiesced. Hebrew. "oth, a rare word, occurring only here and Genesis 34:15, Genesis 34:22, Genesis 34:23.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:8". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/2-kings-12.html. 1909-1922.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(8) And the priests consented.—No doubt they made some such explanation as is suggested in the Note on 2 Kings 12:7, by way of clearing themselves from the suspicion of fraud; after which, they agreed to resign all connection with the business.

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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 12:8". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-kings-12.html. 1905.