New Living Translation
Let the priests take some of that money to pay for whatever repairs are needed at the Temple."
King James Bible
Let the priests take it to them, every man of his acquaintance: and let them repair the breaches of the house, wheresoever any breach shall be found.
Darby Bible Translation
let the priests take it, every man of his acquaintance; and let them repair the breaches of the house, wherever any breach is found.
World English Bible
let the priests take it to them, every man from his acquaintance; and they shall repair the breaches of the house, wherever any breach shall be found."
Young's Literal Translation
do the priests take to them, each from his acquaintance, and they strengthen the breach of the house, in all places where there is found a breach.'
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Commentary2 Kings 12:5 Parallel Commentaries
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Kings 12:4
One day King Joash said to the priests, "Collect all the money brought as a sacred offering to the LORD's Temple, whether it is a regular assessment, a payment of vows, or a voluntary gift.
2 Kings 12:6
But by the twenty-third year of Joash's reign, the priests still had not repaired the Temple.
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