2 Chronicles 30:21
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New International Version
The Israelites who were present in Jerusalem celebrated the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with great rejoicing, while the Levites and priests praised the LORD every day with resounding instruments dedicated to the LORD.

King James Bible
And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day by day, singing with loud instruments unto the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel, that were present at Jerusalem, held the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness; and the Levites and the priests praised Jehovah day by day, with the instruments of praise to Jehovah.

World English Bible
The children of Israel who were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness; and the Levites and the priests praised Yahweh day by day, [singing] with loud instruments to Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel, those found in Jerusalem, make the feast of unleavened things seven days with great joy; and giving praise to Jehovah day by day are the Levites and the priests, with instruments of praise before Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 30:21 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A multitude of the people - had not cleansed themselves - As there were men from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, they were excusable, because they came from countries that had been wholly devoted to idolatry.

The good Lord pardon every one - "The Lord, who is good, have mercy on this people who err." - T.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

present [heb] found
the feast

Exodus 12:15 Seven days shall you eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away leaven out of your houses...

Exodus 13:6 Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast to the LORD.

Leviticus 23:6 And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread to the LORD: seven days you must eat unleavened bread.

Luke 22:1,7 Now the feast of unleavened bread drew near, which is called the Passover...

1 Corinthians 5:7,8 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, as you are unleavened...

great gladness

2 Chronicles 30:26 So there was great joy in Jerusalem: for since the time of Solomon the son of David king of Israel there was not the like in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 7:10 And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents...

Deuteronomy 12:7,12 And there you shall eat before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice in all that you put your hand to, you and your households...

Deuteronomy 16:14 And you shall rejoice in your feast, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your manservant, and your maidservant, and the Levite...

Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared...

Acts 2:46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house...

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

the priests

2 Chronicles 20:21 And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers to the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness...

2 Chronicles 29:25-27 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David...

loud instruments [heb] instruments of strength

Psalm 150:3-5 Praise him with the sound of the trumpet: praise him with the psaltery and harp...

Library
A Loving Call to Reunion
'And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of the Lord at Jerusalem, to keep the passover unto the Lord God of Israel. 2. For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the congregation in Jerusalem, to keep the passover in the second month. 3. For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves sufficiently, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem.
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Hezekiah
In sharp contrast with the reckless rule of Ahaz was the reformation wrought during the prosperous reign of his son. Hezekiah came to the throne determined to do all in his power to save Judah from the fate that was overtaking the northern kingdom. The messages of the prophets offered no encouragement to halfway measures. Only by most decided reformation could be threatened judgments be averted. In the crisis, Hezekiah proved to be a man of opportunity. No sooner had he ascended the throne than he
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Exodus 12:15
For seven days you are to eat bread made without yeast. On the first day remove the yeast from your houses, for whoever eats anything with yeast in it from the first day through the seventh must be cut off from Israel.

Exodus 13:6
For seven days eat bread made without yeast and on the seventh day hold a festival to the LORD.

2 Chronicles 30:11
Nevertheless, some from Asher, Manasseh and Zebulun humbled themselves and went to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 35:17
The Israelites who were present celebrated the Passover at that time and observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days.

Nehemiah 8:17
The whole company that had returned from exile built temporary shelters and lived in them. From the days of Joshua son of Nun until that day, the Israelites had not celebrated it like this. And their joy was very great.

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