2 Chronicles 35:2
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New International Version
He appointed the priests to their duties and encouraged them in the service of the LORD's temple.

King James Bible
And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the LORD,

Darby Bible Translation
And he set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of Jehovah.

World English Bible
He set the priests in their offices, and encouraged them to the service of the house of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
and he stationeth the priests over their charges, and strengtheneth them for the service of the house of Jehovah,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

To stand to it - It is likely that he caused them all to arise when he read the terms of the covenant, and thus testify their approbation of the covenant itself, and their resolution to observe it faithfully and perseveringly.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

charges

2 Chronicles 23:8,18 So the Levites and all Judah did according to all things that Jehoiada the priest had commanded...

2 Chronicles 31:2 And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, every man according to his service...

Numbers 18:5-7 And you shall keep the charge of the sanctuary, and the charge of the altar: that there be no wrath any more on the children of Israel...

1 Chronicles 24:1-31 Now these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar...

Ezra 6:18 And they set the priests in their divisions, and the Levites in their courses, for the service of God, which is at Jerusalem...

encouraged

2 Chronicles 29:5-11 And said to them, Hear me, you Levites, sanctify now yourselves, and sanctify the house of the LORD God of your fathers...

2 Chronicles 31:2 And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, every man according to his service...

1 Chronicles 22:19 Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build you the sanctuary of the LORD God...

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Cheer Up, My Comrades!
The first thing is to get every man into his proper place; the next thing is for every man to have a good spirit in his present place, so as to occupy it worthily. I will suppose, dear friends, that in the providence of God you are in your place, and that by the direction of God's Spirit you have also sought and found the precise form of usefulness in which you ought to exercise yourself. To-night it shall not be my business to arrange you; but assuming that it is well for you to keep where you are,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 26: 1880

Importance in Luke's History of the Story of the Birth of Christ
IT needs no proof that Luke attached the highest importance to this part of his narrative. That Jesus was indicated from the beginning as the Messiah -- though not a necessary part of his life and work, and wholly omitted by Mark and only briefly indicated in mystical language by John -- was a highly interesting and important fact in itself, and could not fail to impress the historian. The elaboration and detail of the first two chapters of the Gospel form a sufficient proof that Luke recognized
Sir William Mitchell Ramsay—Was Christ Born in Bethlehem?

Cross References
Exodus 2:4
His sister stood at a distance to see what would happen to him.

2 Chronicles 29:11
My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before him and serve him, to minister before him and to burn incense."

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