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Notes on the Bible, by Albert Barnes, [1834], at

2 Chronicles Chapter 6

2 Chronicles 6:1

ch2 6:1

Compare Kings (marginal references).

Compare Kings (marginal references).

2 Chronicles 6:40

ch2 6:40

In Kings, a different conclusion takes the place of these verses. The document from which both writers copied contained the full prayer of dedication, which each givcs in a somewhat abbreviated form.

Ch2 6:41

Thy resting place - i. e., the holy of holies. Solomon follows closely the words of David his father, spoken probably when he brought the ark into Jerusalem. See the marginal references.

Ch2 6:42

Turn not away the face of thine anointed - i. e., make him not to hide his face through shame at having his prayers rejected (compare the Kg1 2:16 note).

The mercies of David - i. e., "God's mercies toward David."

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