2 Chronicles 29:10
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English Standard Version
Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD, the God of Israel, in order that his fierce anger may turn away from us.

King James Bible
Now it is in mine heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that his fierce wrath may turn away from us.

American Standard Version
Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with Jehovah, the God of Israel, that his fierce anger may turn away from us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore I have a mind that we make a covenant with the Lord the God of Israel, and he will turn away the wrath of his indignation from us.

English Revised Version
Now it is in mine heart to make a covenant with the LORD, the God of Israel, that his fierce anger may turn away from us.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD God of Israel, that his fierce wrath may turn away from us.

2 Chronicles 29:10 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Hezekiah gathered the priests and Levites together "into the open space of the east," i.e., in the eastern open space before the temple, not "in the inner court" (Berth.), - see on Ezra 10:9 -and called upon them (2 Chronicles 29:5) to sanctify themselves, and then to sanctify the house of the Lord. To purify the temple they must first sanctify themselves (cf. 2 Chronicles 29:15), in order to proceed to the work of sanctifying the house of God in a state of Levitical purity. The work was to remove all that was unclean from the sanctuary. הנּדּה is Levitical uncleanness, for which in 2 Chronicles 29:16 we have הטּמאה; here the abominations of idolatry. The king gave the reason of his summons in a reference to the devastation which Ahaz and his contemporaries had wrought in the house of God (2 Chronicles 29:6, 2 Chronicles 29:7), and to the wrath of God which had on that account come upon them (2 Chronicles 29:8, 2 Chronicles 29:9). "Our fathers" (2 Chronicles 29:6), that is, Ahaz and his contemporaries, for only these had been guilty of displeasing God in the ways mentioned in 2 Chronicles 29:6 and 2 Chronicles 29:7, "have turned away their face from the dwelling of Jahve, and turned their back (upon it)." These words are a symbolical expression for: they have ceased to worship Jahve in His temple, and exchanged it for idolatry.

2 Chronicles 29:10 Parallel Commentaries

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Now it is

2 Chronicles 6:7,8 Now it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel...

to make a covenant To renew that covenant under which the whole people were constantly considered, and of which circumcision was the sign, and the spirit of which was, `I will be your God, ye shall be my people.'

2 Chronicles 15:12,13 And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul...

2 Chronicles 23:16 And Jehoiada made a covenant between him, and between all the people, and between the king, that they should be the LORD's people.

2 Chronicles 34:30-32 And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and the priests...

Ezra 10:3 Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them...

Nehemiah 9:38 And because of all this we make a sure covenant, and write it; and our princes, Levites, and priests, seal to it.

Nehemiah 10:1 Now those that sealed were, Nehemiah, the Tirshatha, the son of Hachaliah, and Zidkijah,

Jeremiah 34:15,18 And you were now turned, and had done right in my sight, in proclaiming liberty every man to his neighbor...

Jeremiah 50:5 They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thitherward, saying, Come...

2 Corinthians 8:5 And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us by the will of God.

that his fierce

2 Kings 23:3,26 And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD...

Cross References
2 Chronicles 23:16
And Jehoiada made a covenant between himself and all the people and the king that they should be the LORD's people.

2 Chronicles 30:8
Do not now be stiff-necked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves to the LORD and come to his sanctuary, which he has consecrated forever, and serve the LORD your God, that his fierce anger may turn away from you.

2 Chronicles 34:31
And the king stood in his place and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes, with all his heart and all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant that were written in this book.

Ezra 10:14
Let our officials stand for the whole assembly. Let all in our cities who have taken foreign wives come at appointed times, and with them the elders and judges of every city, until the fierce wrath of our God over this matter is turned away from us."

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