2 Chronicles 2:4
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New International Version
Now I am about to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God and to dedicate it to him for burning fragrant incense before him, for setting out the consecrated bread regularly, and for making burnt offerings every morning and evening and on the Sabbaths, at the New Moons and at the appointed festivals of the LORD our God. This is a lasting ordinance for Israel.

King James Bible
Behold, I build an house to the name of the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him sweet incense, and for the continual shewbread, and for the burnt offerings morning and evening, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts of the LORD our God. This is an ordinance for ever to Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I build a house unto the name of Jehovah my God to dedicate it to him, to burn before him sweet incense, and for the continual arrangement [of the shewbread], and for the morning and evening burnt-offerings [and] on the sabbaths and on the new moons, and on the set feasts of Jehovah our God. This is [an ordinance] for ever to Israel.

World English Bible
Behold, I am about to build a house for the name of Yahweh my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him incense of sweet spices, and for the continual show bread, and for the burnt offerings morning and evening, on the Sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the set feasts of Yahweh our God. This is [an ordinance] forever to Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
lo, I am building a house to the name of Jehovah my God, to sanctify it to Him, to make perfume before Him, perfume of spices, and a continual arrangement, and burnt-offerings at morning and at evening, at sabbaths, and at new moons, and at appointed seasons of Jehovah our God; to the age this is on Israel.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Solomon sent to Huram - This man's name is written חירם Chiram in Kings; and in Chronicles, חורם Churam: there is properly no difference, only a י yod and a ו vau interchanged. See on 1 Kings 5:2 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

build

2 Chronicles 2:1 And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

1 Kings 8:18 And the LORD said to David my father, Whereas it was in your heart to build an house to my name...

to dedicate

1 Kings 8:63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice of peace offerings, which he offered to the LORD, two and twenty thousand oxen...

to burn

Exodus 30:7 And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning: when he dresses the lamps, he shall burn incense on it.

sweet incense [heb] incense of spices
the continual

Exodus 25:30 And you shall set on the table show bread before me always.

Leviticus 24:5-9 And you shall take fine flour, and bake twelve cakes thereof: two tenth deals shall be in one cake...

the burnt

Exodus 29:38-42 Now this is that which you shall offer on the altar; two lambs of the first year day by day continually...

Numbers 28:3,4,9-11 And you shall say to them, This is the offering made by fire which you shall offer to the LORD...

the solemn feasts

Leviticus 23:1-17 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying...

Numbers 28:1-29:40 And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying...

Library
Hiram, the Inspired Artificer
BY REV. W. J. TOWNSEND, D.D. The Temple of Solomon was the crown of art in the old world. There were temples on a larger scale, and of more massive construction, but the enormous masses of masonry of the oldest nations were not comparable with the artistic grace, the luxurious adornments, and the harmonious proportions of this glorious House of God. David had laid up money and material for the great work, but he was not permitted to carry it out. He was a man of war, and blood-stained hands were
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known

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
Exodus 25:30
Put the bread of the Presence on this table to be before me at all times.

Exodus 29:38
"This is what you are to offer on the altar regularly each day: two lambs a year old.

Exodus 30:7
"Aaron must burn fragrant incense on the altar every morning when he tends the lamps.

Leviticus 24:8
This bread is to be set out before the LORD regularly, Sabbath after Sabbath, on behalf of the Israelites, as a lasting covenant.

Numbers 28:9
"'On the Sabbath day, make an offering of two lambs a year old without defect, together with its drink offering and a grain offering of two-tenths of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with olive oil.

Numbers 28:10
This is the burnt offering for every Sabbath, in addition to the regular burnt offering and its drink offering.

1 Kings 5:5
I intend, therefore, to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God, as the LORD told my father David, when he said, 'Your son whom I will put on the throne in your place will build the temple for my Name.'

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