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Geneva Study Bible

2 Chronicles 27

 

 

Verse 2
And he did [that which was] right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Uzziah did: howbeit he entered not into the a temple of the LORD. And the people did yet b corruptly.

(a) That is, to offer incense against the word of God, which is spoken of in the commendation of Jotham.

(b) They were not completely purged from idolatry.


Verse 3
He built the high c gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

(c) Which was 60 cubits high and was for the height called Ophel: it was at the east gate and mention is made of it in (2 Chronicles 3:4).

Verse 6
So Jotham became mighty, d because he prepared his ways before the LORD his God.

(d) He shows that all prosperity comes from God, who never fails when we put our trust in him.

 


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Bibliography Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 27:4". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/2-chronicles-27.html. 1599-1645.

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