2 Chronicles 7:9
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King James Version
And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Darby Bible Translation
And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly; for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

World English Bible
On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Young's Literal Translation
And they make on the eighth day a restraint, because the dedication of the altar they have made seven days, and the feast seven days.

2 Chronicles 7:9 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

a solemn...: Heb. a restraint

Geneva Study Bible

And in the eighth day they {c} made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

(c) They assembled to hear the word of God, after they had remained seven days in the booths or tabernacles.2 Chronicles 7:9 Parallel Commentaries

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Elijah the Tishbite
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 17:1-7.] Among the mountains of Gilead, east of the Jordan, there dwelt in the days of Ahab a man of faith and prayer whose fearless ministry was destined to check the rapid spread of apostasy in Israel. Far removed from any city of renown, and occupying no high station in life, Elijah the Tishbite nevertheless entered upon his mission confident in God's purpose to prepare the way before him and to give him abundant success. The word of faith and power was upon his
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Hezekiah
In sharp contrast with the reckless rule of Ahaz was the reformation wrought during the prosperous reign of his son. Hezekiah came to the throne determined to do all in his power to save Judah from the fate that was overtaking the northern kingdom. The messages of the prophets offered no encouragement to halfway measures. Only by most decided reformation could be threatened judgments be averted. In the crisis, Hezekiah proved to be a man of opportunity. No sooner had he ascended the throne than he
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The Temple and Its Dedication
The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Leviticus 23:36
Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth day shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: it is a solemn assembly; and ye shall do no servile work therein.

Numbers 7:10
And the princes offered for dedicating of the altar in the day that it was anointed, even the princes offered their offering before the altar.

2 Chronicles 7:10
And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the LORD had shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.

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