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 2 Chronicles 7:11 - 22
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 7
7:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When Solomon had finished the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the LORD and in his own palace,
 
7:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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the LORD appeared to him at night and said: "I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for myself as a temple for sacrifices.
 
7:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people,
 
7:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
 
7:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place.
 
7:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I have chosen and consecrated this temple so that my Name may be there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there.
 
7:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"As for you, if you walk before me as David your father did, and do all I command, and observe my decrees and laws,
 
7:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I will establish your royal throne, as I covenanted with David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a man to rule over Israel.'
 
7:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"But if you F33 turn away and forsake the decrees and commands I have given you F34 and go off to serve other gods and worship them,
 
7:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
then I will uproot Israel from my land, which I have given them, and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name. I will make it a byword and an object of ridicule among all peoples.
 
7:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And though this temple is now so imposing, all who pass by will be appalled and say, 'Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?'
 
7:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
People will answer, 'Because they have forsaken the LORD, the God of their fathers, who brought them out of Egypt, and have embraced other gods, worshiping and serving them - that is why he brought all this disaster on them.'"
 

FOOTNOTES:
F33 The Hebrew is plural.
F34 The Hebrew is plural.

 
 

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