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2 Chronicles 33:19

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer also
Was not only recorded in the above annals, but in the writings of another person after mentioned:

and how God was entreated of him;
heard his prayer, and showed him favour both in a temporal and spiritual way; for though the Jews would not allow that he was saved, or had a part in the world to come, eternal life F17, yet there appears no just reason why it should be so thought:

and all his sin, and his trespass;
his impieties, idolatries, and murders: and the places wherein he built high places; see ( 2 Chronicles 33:3 )

and set up groves;
statues in groves:

and graven images, before he was humbled;
see ( 2 Chronicles 33:7 2 Chronicles 33:22 ) ,

behold, they are written among the sayings of the seers;
or of Hosea, the name of a prophet who wrote the history of his own times; so the Targrim and Vulgate Latin version; and, according to the Jewish chronology F18, there was a prophet of this name in the times of Amon the son of Manasseh.


FOOTNOTES:

F17 Misn. Sanhedrin, c. 11. sect. 2.
F18 Seder Olam Zuta, p. 105. Ed. Meyer.
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