2 Chronicles 31:9
New International Version
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the heaps;

New Living Translation
“Where did all this come from?” Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites.

English Standard Version
And Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites about the heaps.

Berean Study Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and Levites about the heaps,

King James Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned with the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

New King James Version
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

New American Standard Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

NASB 1995
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

NASB 1977
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Amplified Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and Levites about the heaps.

Christian Standard Bible
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the piles.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the piles.

American Standard Version
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Hezekiah prayed for the Priests and for the Levites concerning the abundant first fruits.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then Ezekias enquired of the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Contemporary English Version
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the large amount of offerings.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Ezechias asked the priests and the Levites, why the heaps lay so.

English Revised Version
Then Hezekiah questioned with the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Good News Translation
The king spoke to the priests and the Levites about these gifts,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Hezekiah asked the priests and the Levites about the heaps.

International Standard Version
and Hezekiah quizzed the priests and the descendants of Levi about the piles of gifts.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Literal Standard Version
and Hezekiah inquires at the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps,

NET Bible
When Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the heaps,

New Heart English Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

World English Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Young's Literal Translation
and Hezekiah inquireth at the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Contributions for Worship
8When Hezekiah and his officials came and viewed the heaps, they blessed the LORD and His people Israel. 9Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and Levites about the heaps, 10and Azariah, the chief priest of the household of Zadok, answered him, “Since the people began to bring their contributions into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat and there is plenty left over, because the LORD has blessed His people; this great abundance is what is left over.”…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 31:8
When Hezekiah and his officials came and viewed the heaps, they blessed the LORD and His people Israel.

2 Chronicles 31:10
and Azariah, the chief priest of the household of Zadok, answered him, "Since the people began to bring their contributions into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat and there is plenty left over, because the LORD has blessed His people; this great abundance is what is left over."


Treasury of Scripture

Then Hezekiah questioned with the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.









(9) Then Hezekiah questioned with the priests and the Levites.--And Hezekiah asked the priests, &c. The construction is d?rash 'al. (Comp. 2Samuel 11:3; 1Samuel 28:7.) The king wished to know how it was the heaps of offerings were so large.

Verse 9. - The questioning had no doubt to do with the subject how the superabundant contributions should be utilized or preserved.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then Hezekiah
יְחִזְקִיָּ֗הוּ (yə·ḥiz·qî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2396: Hezekiah -- 'Yah has strengthened', a king of Judah, also several other Israelites

questioned
וַיִּדְרֹ֣שׁ (way·yiḏ·rōš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1875: To tread, frequent, to follow, to seek, ask, to worship

the priests
הַכֹּֽהֲנִ֛ים (hak·kō·hă·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3548: Priest

and Levites
וְהַלְוִיִּ֖ם (wə·hal·wî·yim)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - proper - masculine plural
Strong's 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

about
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the heaps,
הָעֲרֵמֽוֹת׃ (hā·‘ă·rê·mō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 6194: A heap, a sheaf


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