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Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Chronicles 6:12

 

 

Then he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel and spread out his hands.

Geneva Study Bible

And c he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands:

(c) On a scaffold that was made for that purpose, that he praying for the whole people might be heard by all, as in (1 Kings 8:22).

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Bibliography
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:12". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/2-chronicles-6.html. 1599-1645.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

Hands. Such external gestures promote attention in prayer; and hence were much used by holy people, at all times. (Worthington)


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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:12". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/2-chronicles-6.html. 1859.

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

stood. And then knelt down. See 2 Chronicles 6:13. No discrepancy, as alleged.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:12". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/2-chronicles-6.html. 1909-1922.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

3. THE KING UTTERS THE PRAYER OF CONSECRATION (2 Chronicles 6:12-42).
(Comp. 1 Kings 8:22-53.)

The whole is given as in Kings, save that one verse (2 Chronicles 6:13) is added, and the peroration (2 Chronicles 6:40-42) is quite different.

(12) Stood.—Took his place. It is not implied that he remained standing. (Comp. 1 Samuel 17:51; 2 Chronicles 6:3, supr.)

Spread forth his hands.—Towards heaven (Kings). Syriac and Arabic have both.


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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:12". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-chronicles-6.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands:
he stood
1 Kings 8:22-53; 2 Kings 11:14; 23:3; Psalms 29:1,2
spread forth
Exodus 9:33; Job 11:13; Psalms 28:2; 63:4; 68:31; 141:2; 143:6; Isaiah 50:10; 1 Timothy 2:8

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:12". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-chronicles-6.html.

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