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2 Chronicles 9:8 NLT

8 Praise the LORD your God, who delights in you and has placed you on the throne as king to rule for him. Because God loves Israel and desires this kingdom to last forever, he has made you king over them so you can rule with justice and righteousness.”

Study tools for 2 Chronicles 9:8

  • a 9:4 - As in Greek and Syriac versions (see also 1 Kgs 10:5 ); Hebrew reads and the ascent.
  • b 9:5 - Hebrew your words.
  • c 9:9 - Hebrew 120 talents [4,000 kilograms].
  • d 9:10 - Hebrew algum wood (also in 9:11 ); perhaps a variant spelling of almug. Compare parallel text at 1 Kgs 10:11-12 .
  • e 9:11 - Or gateways. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • f 9:13 - Hebrew 666 talents [23 metric tons].
  • g 9:15 - Hebrew 600 [shekels] of hammered gold [6.8 kilograms].
  • h 9:16 - Hebrew 300 [shekels] of gold [3.4 kilograms].
  • i 9:21 - Hebrew Huram, a variant spelling of Hiram.
  • j 9:21 - Or and baboons.
  • k 9:25 - Or 12,000 charioteers.
  • l 9:26 - Hebrew the river.
  • m 9:27 - Hebrew the Shephelah.
  • n 9:28 - Possibly Muzur, a district near Cilicia.