2 Chronicles 31:9
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New International Version
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the heaps;

King James Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned with the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Darby Bible Translation
And Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

World English Bible
Then Hezekiah questioned the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps.

Young's Literal Translation
and Hezekiah inquireth at the priests and the Levites concerning the heaps,

2 Chronicles 31:9 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In the third month - "The month Sivan; the seventh, Tisri." - Targum.

The heaps - The vast collections of grain which they had from the tithes over and above their own consumption; see 2 Chronicles 31:10.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

2 Chronicles 31:8 When Hezekiah and the rulers came and saw the heaps, they blessed the LORD and His people Israel.

2 Chronicles 31:10 Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok said to him, "Since the contributions began to be brought into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat with plenty left over, for the LORD has blessed His people, and this great quantity is left over."

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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
2 Chronicles 31:8
When Hezekiah and his officials came and saw the heaps, they praised the LORD and blessed his people Israel.

2 Chronicles 31:10
and Azariah the chief priest, from the family of Zadok, answered, "Since the people began to bring their contributions to the temple of the LORD, we have had enough to eat and plenty to spare, because the LORD has blessed his people, and this great amount is left over."

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