2 Chronicles 31:20-21

20 This is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah, doing what was good and right and faithful before the LORD his God.
21 In everything that he undertook in the service of God’s temple and in obedience to the law and the commands, he sought his God and worked wholeheartedly. And so he prospered.

2 Chronicles 31:20 in Other Translations

KJV
20 And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and wrought that which was good and right and truth before the LORD his God.
ESV
20 Thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah, and he did what was good and right and faithful before the LORD his God.
NLT
20 In this way, King Hezekiah handled the distribution throughout all Judah, doing what was pleasing and good in the sight of the LORD his God.
MSG
20 Hezekiah carried out this work and kept it up everywhere in Judah. He was the very best - good, right, and true before his God.
CSB
20 Hezekiah did this throughout all Judah. He did what was good and upright and true before the Lord his God.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO 2 CHRONICLES 31

This chapter begins with the destruction of idolatrous worship, the appointment of the courses of the priests and Levites, and the royal bounty for sacrifices, 2Ch 31:1-3, next follows the order Hezekiah gave, that the people at Jerusalem, and throughout the land, should make the proper provision for the priests and Levites, as the law directed; and which was cheerfully complied with, and the firstfruits and tithes were brought in, in great abundance, insomuch that there was enough, and plenty left, 2Ch 31:4-10, wherefore chambers were prepared in the temple to lay it up in, and persons appointed to be the overseers of it, and to distribute it faithfully to their brethren and their families, to small and great, 2Ch 31:11-19, and the chapter is closed in praise of the works of Hezekiah, and the success that attended him, 2Ch 31:20,21.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21 In-Context

18 They included all the little ones, the wives, and the sons and daughters of the whole community listed in these genealogical records. For they were faithful in consecrating themselves.
19 As for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, who lived on the farm lands around their towns or in any other towns, men were designated by name to distribute portions to every male among them and to all who were recorded in the genealogies of the Levites.
20 This is what Hezekiah did throughout Judah, doing what was good and right and faithful before the LORD his God.
21 In everything that he undertook in the service of God’s temple and in obedience to the law and the commands, he sought his God and worked wholeheartedly. And so he prospered.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S 2 Kings 20:3; 2 Kings 22:2
  • 2. S Deuteronomy 29:9
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