2 Chronicles 26:17
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New International Version
Azariah the priest with eighty other courageous priests of the LORD followed him in.

King James Bible
And Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him fourscore priests of the LORD, that were valiant men:

Darby Bible Translation
And Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him priests of Jehovah, eighty valiant men;

World English Bible
Azariah the priest went in after him, and with him eighty priests of Yahweh, who were valiant men:

Young's Literal Translation
And Azariah the priest goeth in after him, and with him priests of Jehovah eighty, sons of valour,

2 Chronicles 26:17 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He transgressed against the Lord - "He sinned against the Word of the Lord his God." - T.

Went into the temple to burn incense - Thus assuming to himself the priest's office. See this whole transaction explained in the notes on 2 Kings 15:5 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Azariah

1 Chronicles 6:10 And Johanan begat Azariah, (he it is that executed the priest's office in the temple that Solomon built in Jerusalem:)

valiant men

1 Chronicles 12:28 And Zadok, a young man mighty of valor, and of his father's house twenty and two captains.

1 Chronicles 26:6 Also to Shemaiah his son were sons born, that ruled throughout the house of their father: for they were mighty men of valor.

Library
Jabneh. Jamnia.
...Pliny doth dispose the towns here in this order;--"Azotus, the two Jamnes, Joppe."--R. Benjamin, in the order backward, thus,--"Joppah, Jabneh, Azotus." That is Jabneh with this author, that is Jaminia with the other. A remembrance of this place is in 2 Chronicles 26:6: but the chief fame of it is for the Sanhedrim, that was placed there, both before the destruction of Jerusalem and after. Rabban Gamaliel, St. Paul's master, first presided there. Under whom came forth that cursed form of prayer,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Of Preparation.
That a Christian ought necessarily to prepare himself before he presume to be a partaker of the holy communion, may evidently appear by five reasons:-- First, Because it is God's commandment; for if he commanded, under the pain of death, that none uncircumcised should eat the paschal lamb (Exod. xii. 48), nor any circumcised under four days preparation, how much greater preparation does he require of him that comes to receive the sacrament of his body and blood? which, as it succeeds, so doth it
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
1 Chronicles 6:10
Johanan the father of Azariah (it was he who served as priest in the temple Solomon built in Jerusalem),

2 Chronicles 26:18
They confronted King Uzziah and said, "It is not right for you, Uzziah, to burn incense to the LORD. That is for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who have been consecrated to burn incense. Leave the sanctuary, for you have been unfaithful; and you will not be honored by the LORD God."

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