2 Kings 22:7
New International Version
But they need not account for the money entrusted to them, because they are honest in their dealings.”

New Living Translation
But don’t require the construction supervisors to keep account of the money they receive, for they are honest and trustworthy men.”

English Standard Version
But no accounting shall be asked from them for the money that is delivered into their hand, for they deal honestly.”

Berean Study Bible
But they need not account for the money put into their hands, since they work with integrity.”

King James Bible
Howbeit there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand, because they dealt faithfully.

New King James Version
However there need be no accounting made with them of the money delivered into their hand, because they deal faithfully.”

New American Standard Bible
However, no accounting shall be made with them for the money handed over to them, because they deal honestly.”

NASB 1995
“Only no accounting shall be made with them for the money delivered into their hands, for they deal faithfully.”

NASB 1977
“Only no accounting shall be made with them for the money delivered into their hands, for they deal faithfully.”

Amplified Bible
However, no accounting shall be required of them for the money placed in their hands, because they act faithfully.”

Christian Standard Bible
But no accounting is to be required from them for the silver given to them since they work with integrity.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But no accounting is to be required from them for the money put into their hands since they work with integrity.”

American Standard Version
Howbeit there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand; for they dealt faithfully.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
However, the money that was given into their hands was not accounted with them, because they were working by faith.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Only they did not call them to account for the money that was given to them, because they dealt faithfully.

Contemporary English Version
They are honest, so we won't ask them to keep track of the money.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But let there be no reckoning made with them of the money which they receive, but let them have it in their power, and in their trust.

English Revised Version
Howbeit there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand; for they dealt faithfully.

Good News Translation
The men in charge of the work are thoroughly honest, so there is no need to require them to account for the funds."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Since the workmen are honest, don't require them to account for the money you give them."

International Standard Version
But you won't need to force them to be accountable for money already paid to them, since they're faithful."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Howbeit there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand; for they dealt faithfully.

Literal Standard Version
only, the silver that is given into their hand is not reckoned with them, for they are dealing in faithfulness.”

NET Bible
Do not audit the foremen who disburse the silver, for they are honest."

New Heart English Bible
However there was no accounting made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand; for they dealt faithfully."

World English Bible
However there was no accounting made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand; for they dealt faithfully."

Young's Literal Translation
only, the silver that is given into their hand is not reckoned with them, for in faithfulness they are dealing.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Funding the Temple Repairs
6to the carpenters, builders, and masons—to buy timber and dressed stone to repair the temple. 7But they need not account for the money put into their hands, since they work with integrity.”

Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:2
Now it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.

2 Kings 12:15
No accounting was required from the men who received the money to pay the workmen, because they acted with integrity.

2 Kings 22:6
to the carpenters, builders, and masons--to buy timber and dressed stone to repair the temple.


Treasury of Scripture

However, there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand, because they dealt faithfully.

Howbeit.

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.

2 Chronicles 24:14
And when they had finished it, they brought the rest of the money before the king and Jehoiada, whereof were made vessels for the house of the LORD, even vessels to minister, and to offer withal, and spoons, and vessels of gold and silver. And they offered burnt offerings in the house of the LORD continually all the days of Jehoiada.

they dealt faithfully.

Exodus 36:5,6
And they spake unto Moses, saying, The people bring much more than enough for the service of the work, which the LORD commanded to make…

Nehemiah 7:2
That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

Proverbs 28:20
A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.









(7) Howbeit there was.--Only let there be. The words of 2Kings 22:6-7 are part of the royal mandate.

That was delivered . . . they dealt.--That is given . . . they deal. In 2Kings 12:14; 2Kings 12:16 the same construction is used in a different sense. (See the Notes there.)

Verse 7. - Howbeit there was no reckoning made with them of the money that was delivered into their hand, because they dealt faithfully (comp. 2 Kings 12:15). The superintendents or overseers were persons of position, in whom full confidence was placed. Their names are given in 2 Chronicles 34:12. They were, all of them, Levites.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But
אַ֚ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

they need not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

account
יֵחָשֵׁ֣ב (yê·ḥā·šêḇ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2803: To think, account

for the money
הַכֶּ֖סֶף (hak·ke·sep̄)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

put
הַנִּתָּ֣ן (han·nit·tān)
Article | Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

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

their hands,
יָדָ֑ם (yā·ḏām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3027: A hand

since
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they
הֵ֥ם (hêm)
Pronoun - third person masculine plural
Strong's 1992: They

work
עֹשִֽׂים׃ (‘ō·śîm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

with integrity.”
בֶאֱמוּנָ֖ה (ḇe·’ĕ·mū·nāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 530: Firmness, steadfastness, fidelity


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