2 Chronicles 8:12
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English Standard Version
Then Solomon offered up burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD that he had built before the vestibule,

King James Bible
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,

American Standard Version
Then Solomon offered burnt-offerings unto Jehovah on the altar of Jehovah, which he had built before the porch,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Solomon offered holocausts to the Lord upon the altar of the Lord which he had built before the porch,

English Revised Version
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Solomon offered burnt-offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,

2 Chronicles 8:12 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Besides these, he made Upper and Nether Beth-horon (see on 1 Chronicles 7:24) into fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars. מצור ערי is the second object of ויּבן, and וגו חומות is in apposition to that. Further, he fortified Baalah, in the tribe of Dan, to defend the kingdom against the Philistines, and, according to 1 Kings 9:15-17, Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer also, - which are omitted here, while in 1 Kings 9:17 Upper Beth-horon is omitted, - and store cities, chariot cities, and cavalry cities; see on 1 Kings 9:15-19.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

on the altar

2 Chronicles 4:1 Moreover he made an altar of brass, twenty cubits the length thereof, and twenty cubits the breadth thereof...

1 Chronicles 28:17 Also pure gold for the meat hooks, and the bowls, and the cups: and for the golden basins he gave gold by weight for every basin...

Ezekiel 8:16 And he brought me into the inner court of the LORD's house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the LORD...

Joel 2:17 Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare your people, O LORD...

before the porch

John 10:23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.

Cross References
2 Chronicles 4:1
He made an altar of bronze, twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide and ten cubits high.

2 Chronicles 15:8
As soon as Asa heard these words, the prophecy of Azariah the son of Oded, he took courage and put away the detestable idols from all the land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities that he had taken in the hill country of Ephraim, and he repaired the altar of the LORD that was in front of the vestibule of the house of the LORD.

Joel 2:17
Between the vestibule and the altar let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep and say, "Spare your people, O LORD, and make not your heritage a reproach, a byword among the nations. Why should they say among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"

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