|Overview - 2 Chronicles 7|
|1||God having given testimony to Solomon's prayer by fire from heaven, and glory in the temple, the people worship him.|
|4||Solomon's solemn sacrifice.|
|8||Solomon having kept the feast of tabernacles, and the feast of dedication of the altar, dismisses the people.|
|12||God appearing to Solomon, gives him promises upon condition.|
2 Chronicles 7:5 (King James Version)
And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and an hundred and twenty thousand sheep: so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.
- a sacrifice
- 1:6 5:6 15:11 2 Chronicles 29:32 2 Chronicles 29:33 30:24 35:7-9 1 Kings 8:62 1 Kings 8:63 ; 1 Chronicles 29:21
- Ezra 6:16 Ezra 6:17 ; Ezekiel 45:17 ; Micah 6:7
- twenty and two
- The number of sheep and oxen here mentioned has to some appeared incredibly large; but it must be considered that a prodigious number of persons was now at Jerusalem, and that this was the amount of all the victims that had been offered during the seven days of the feast of tabernacles, as well as the time the feast of the dedication lasted.
- 2:4 Numbers 7:10 ; 1 Kings 8:63 ; Ezra 6:16 ; John 10:22