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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

2 Chronicles 27

Verse 1

twenty and five years old: i.e. when he began to reign alone. He was twenty when his father was smitten, and when he became co-regent. At his father's death he was twenty-five, and Ahaz was five. See App-50 .

Verse 2

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

according to all: i.e. to all the good, not the evil. Hence the "howbeit", which follows.

entered not into. As his father had done (2 Chronicles 26:16 ). Not like Ahaz (2 Chronicles 28:24 ).

Verse 3

high = upper.

Ophel = the Ophel; or, the lofty place or tower at the north end of the hill of Zion, between Zion and the Temple.

Verse 5

children = sons.

measures. Hebrew. kor. App-51 .

Verse 6

became mighty = strengthened himself.

prepared = fixed, or established.

Verse 7

lo. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6 .

Verse 8

five and twenty. Repeated here from 2 Chronicles 27:1 , to show that he continued his well-doing.

Verse 9

slept, &c. See note on Deuteronomy 31:16 . This chapter is complementary to 2 Kings 16:0 . See App-56 .

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 27". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.