2 Chronicles 7:9
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New International Version
On the eighth day they held an assembly, for they had celebrated the dedication of the altar for seven days and the festival for seven days more.

King James Bible
And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Darby Bible Translation
And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly; for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

World English Bible
On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Young's Literal Translation
And they make on the eighth day a restraint, because the dedication of the altar they have made seven days, and the feast seven days.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The entering in of Hamath - "From the entrance of Antioch to the Nile of Egypt." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

solemn assembly [heb] restraint

Leviticus 23:36 Seven days you shall offer an offering made by fire to the LORD: on the eighth day shall be an holy convocation to you...

Deuteronomy 16:8 Six days you shall eat unleavened bread: and on the seventh day shall be a solemn assembly to the LORD your God...

Nehemiah 8:18 Also day by day, from the first day to the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days...

Joel 1:14 Sanctify you a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God...

seven days

2 Chronicles 30:23 And the whole assembly took counsel to keep other seven days: and they kept other seven days with gladness.

1 Kings 8:65 And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation...

Library
November the Twenty-Fifth after the Prayer the Fire!
"When Solomon had made an end of praying the fire came down from heaven." --2 CHRONICLES vii. 1-11. And the fire is the symbol of the Holy God. Pure flame is our imperfect mode of expressing the Incorruptible. This burning flame is heat and light in one. And when Solomon had prayed, the holy Flame was in their midst. But not only is the flame the symbol of the Holy; it also typifies the power which can make me holy. We have no cleansing minister to compare with fire. Where water fails fire succeeds.
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

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
Leviticus 23:36
For seven days present food offerings to the LORD, and on the eighth day hold a sacred assembly and present a food offering to the LORD. It is the closing special assembly; do no regular work.

Numbers 7:10
When the altar was anointed, the leaders brought their offerings for its dedication and presented them before the altar.

2 Chronicles 7:10
On the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people to their homes, joyful and glad in heart for the good things the LORD had done for David and Solomon and for his people Israel.

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