2 Chronicles 31:9
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New American Standard Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

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

Darby Bible Translation
And 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,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

"Hezekiah questioned" in order to know whether the ministering priests and Levites had had their maintenance out of the tithes, and whether the accumulation which he saw was clear surplus.

2 Chronicles 31:9 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Tithing
"Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in Mine house, and prove Me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it" (Mal. 3:10). Down deep in the heart of every Christian there is undoubtedly the conviction that he ought to tithe. There is an uneasy feeling that this is a duty which has been neglected, or, if you prefer it, a privilege that has not been
Arthur W. Pink—Tithing

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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

2 Chronicles 31:10
Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok said to him, "Since the contributions began to be brought into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat with plenty left over, for the LORD has blessed His people, and this great quantity is left over."

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