2 Chronicles 6:22

22 If a man sin against his neighbour, and an oath[a] be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house;

2 Chronicles 6:22 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 5:22

(See Gill on 2 Chronicles 5:1).

2 Chronicles 6:22 In-Context

20 That thine eyes may be open upon this house day and night, upon the place whereof thou hast said that thou wouldest put thy name there; to hearken unto the prayer which thy servant prayeth toward this place.
21 Hearken therefore unto the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall make toward this place: hear thou from thy dwelling place, even from heaven; and when thou hearest, forgive.
22 If a man sin against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house;
23 Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.
24 And if thy people Israel be put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. and an oath...: Heb. and he require an oath of him