2 Chronicles 8:12
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New American Standard Bible
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD which he had built before the porch;

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

Darby Bible Translation
Then Solomon offered up burnt-offerings to Jehovah on the altar of Jehovah, which he had built before the porch;

World English Bible
Then Solomon offered burnt offerings to Yahweh on the altar of Yahweh, which he had built before the porch,

Young's Literal Translation
Then hath Solomon caused to ascend burnt-offerings to Jehovah on the altar of Jehovah that he built before the porch,

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2 Chronicles 8:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Commerce
The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
2 Chronicles 4:1
Then he made a bronze altar, twenty cubits in length and twenty cubits in width and ten cubits in height.

2 Chronicles 15:8
Now when Asa heard these words and the prophecy which Azariah the son of Oded the prophet spoke, he took courage and removed the abominable idols from all the land of Judah and Benjamin and from the cities which he had captured in the hill country of Ephraim. He then restored the altar of the LORD which was in front of the porch of the LORD.

Joel 2:17
Let the priests, the LORD'S ministers, Weep between the porch and the altar, And let them say, "Spare Your people, O LORD, And do not make Your inheritance a reproach, A byword among the nations. Why should they among the peoples say, 'Where is their God?'"

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