2 Chronicles 31:11
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New International Version
Hezekiah gave orders to prepare storerooms in the temple of the LORD, and this was done.

King James Bible
Then Hezekiah commanded to prepare chambers in the house of the LORD; and they prepared them,

Darby Bible Translation
And Hezekiah commanded to prepare chambers in the house of Jehovah; and they prepared [them],

World English Bible
Then Hezekiah commanded them to prepare rooms in the house of Yahweh; and they prepared them.

Young's Literal Translation
And Hezekiah saith to prepare chambers in the house of Jehovah, and they prepare,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

To prepare chambers - To make granaries to lay up this superabundance.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

chambers. or, store-houses.

Nehemiah 10:38,39 And the priest the son of Aaron shall be with the Levites, when the Levites take tithes...

Nehemiah 13:5,12,13 And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels...

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Reform
Now there are three effects which ought always to follow our solemn assembly upon the Lord's day, especially when we gather in such a number as the present, with shouts of joy and thanksgiving. We should go home and first break our false gods; next, cut down the very groves in which we have been wont to delight, and after that break the altars which though dedicated to the God of Israel, are not according to Scripture, and therefore ought to be broken down, albeit, they be even dedicated to the true
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

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
1 Kings 6:5
Against the walls of the main hall and inner sanctuary he built a structure around the building, in which there were side rooms.

1 Kings 6:8
The entrance to the lowest floor was on the south side of the temple; a stairway led up to the middle level and from there to the third.

Ezekiel 40:17
Then he brought me into the outer court. There I saw some rooms and a pavement that had been constructed all around the court; there were thirty rooms along the pavement.

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