2 Chronicles 7:9
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New American Standard Bible
On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly, for the dedication of the altar they observed seven days and the feast seven days.

King James Bible
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.

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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

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
Leviticus 23:36
'For seven days you shall present an offering by fire to the LORD. On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation and present an offering by fire to the LORD; it is an assembly. You shall do no laborious work.

Numbers 7:10
The leaders offered the dedication offering for the altar when it was anointed, so the leaders offered their offering before the altar.

2 Chronicles 7:10
Then on the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people to their tents, rejoicing and happy of heart because of the goodness that the LORD had shown to David and to Solomon and to His people Israel.

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